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Private equity activity is lagging in Asia across fundraising, investment and exits as a result of political and economic headwinds. But there is still appetite for new managers and strategies
As the private equity industry continues to formalize its approach to gender diversity, deep cultural changes will define the difference between best intentions and best practice
AVCJ's Japan Forum has been going for two decades, a period during which the industry has embarked on several roller-coaster journeys. For now, though, the market appears to be in good health
Veronica John, a longstanding emerging markets investor, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 53.
The original concept for the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards was straightforward: to create a “fun” event that also recognized excellence in the industry in Asia.
Among the various events that have contributed to the development of private equity in Asia over the 30 years since AVCJ was established, three stand out as particular game changers
Venture capital has come to the fore in Indonesia, propelled forward by the attractions of a youthful population, rising disposable incomes and growth in smart phone adoption
India's demonetization policy means short-term headaches for private equity, but probably long-term gains
Based on current progress, Asia is unlikely to match the last year's fundraising, investment and exit totals in 2016. But the fundamentals that underpin most PE opportunities in the region are still there
Asian private equity has in recent years discovered the benefits of greater media and public engagement
Investors need to familiarize themselves with Southeast Asia's venture capital market so as not to miss out on a fast-developing opportunity
Vincent Chan, founder of China-focused GP Spring Capital, has been appointed senior managing director and head of Asia at Samena Capital.
Following a bumper 2015 characterized by a few very large transactions, what does this year hold in store for Australia private equity investment?
Past experience suggests that volatility can mean opportunity for private equity investors in China
Anecdotal evidence from AVCJ Forums and research data are in agreement - India's private equity industry is returning to form
Private equity deal flow this year has been fed by several big auction deals, a healthy dose of co-investment, and ever larger late-stage tech rounds
I am proud to announce that AVCJ is now part of the Mergermarket Group. This brings to an end to Incisive Media’s nine-year tenure as owner of the AVCJ brand.
As a content provider for the Asian private equity industry, identifying topics that appeal to readers and conference attendees is at times challenging. As a weekly product, the journal is able to cover a wider variety of subject matter than our less-frequently-held...
The last couple of weeks have been relatively slow as the industry shakes off the summer doldrums. We are now beginning to see more activity on the deal-making front, as well as a few interesting fund launches such as Chang Sun’s new China agribusiness...
The recent fall in China's stock markets had some investors concerned about the prospects of the country's private equity market. GPs, naturally, downplayed the impact on private market activity, stressing that LPs should focus on the longer-term opportunities.
Private equity is a people business - this is an oft-repeated phrase at AVCJ events and certainly one that continues to be relevant.
The phrase "new normal" has been used so frequently with regard to China’s economy in recent years that one wonders when it might reach its sell-by date.
Markus Ableitinger has resigned from his position of managing director and co-head of Asia Pacific investment management at Capital Dynamics after more than 10 years with the firm.