Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
Affinity Equity Partners has agreed to acquire Australia-listed debt and trade finance provider Scottish Pacific in a deal worth approximately A$612 million ($446 million).
Chinese growth capital private equity firm Maison Capital has closed its first US dollar-denominated fund at $200 million.
There will be no AVCJ bulletin on September 25 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong marking the Mid-Autumn Festival.
A two-year renminbi fundraising boom in China has ended abruptly due to a combination of controversy, regulatory intervention, and dwindling investor sentiment. But the market may benefit in the long term
KKR-backed Emerald Media was formed to invest in Asia’s media landscape, but it has found a growing number of opportunities in technology. Managing Director Paul Aiello discusses how the sectors have grown together
Over the course of more than two decades – with Jafco, Highland Capital Partners, and now AlphaX Partners – Chuan Thor has participated in China’s transition from tech follower to tech leader
The Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (AVCAL) – which will be known as the Australian Investment Council from next year – has appointed its first chairperson from the local institutional investor community.
CHAMP Private Equity has exited Australian foreign exchange broker Pepperstone following a buyout by its founders, senior management and Fiona Lock, a managing director at the PE firm.