DCM, which targets venture capital investments in China, Japan, and the US, has promoted Beijing-based Ray Zhao to partner.
Centurium Capital, a private equity firm established by former Warburg Pincus China head David Li, has received a $200 million commitment to its debut fund from Washington State Investment Board.
Industry participants share their outlooks on some of the biggest economic drivers of the day, including fast-growing sectors and shifting deal making factors across Asia’s varied markets
VIG Partners acquires Bonchon, a Korean-headquartered fried chicken restaurant chain with a global presence, with an eye to growing the business worldwide
Chinese music streaming platform Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME) gained 7.7% on its US trading debut, following a $1.1 billion IPO that facilitated partial exits for several investors.
CVC Capital Partners has made a partial exit from Arteria Networks as the Japanese enterprise-focused broadband provider raised JPY21.9 billion ($193 million) in its Tokyo IPO.
Pan-regional funds attract the bulk of capital while the renminbi space withers; mixed fortunes for internet IPOs and trade sales; big buyouts fail to deliver but growth-stage tech stays strong
New Zealand Superannuation Fund has named Stephen Gilmore (pictured), who was most recently chief investment strategist with Australia’s Future Fund, as its new CIO.
Private equity and real estate fund administrator Augentius has been acquired by SGG Group, an investor services provider to alternative asset managers, corporations, and high net worth families.
Asia’s private credit markets are underdeveloped given the size of the regional economy. Jonathan Lavine, co-managing partner of Bain Capital and CIO of Bain Capital Credit, assesses the growth potential
Hong Kong plans to amend the tax exemption for private equity funds, which was introduced in 2015 with a view to making it easier for GPs to operate locally but has been criticized by industry participants as unworkable.
Lexington Partners has backed a GP-led tender offer for TPG Capital’s fifth and sixth Asia funds, taking out existing positions held by LPs and investing new capital into the firm’s seventh pan-regional vehicle. The transaction represents a total...
Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed to privatize Pioneer Corporation through a two-stage revitalization plan that will see it invest JPY102 billion ($905 million) in the struggling Japanese conglomerate.
Fosun Tourism Group (FTG), which operates holiday resorts under the Club Méditerranée (Club Med) brand, has raised HK$3.34 billion ($427 million) through its Hong Kong IPO.
A consortium including FountainVest Partners and Chinese sportswear retailer Anta Sports has won board support for a EUR4.6 ($5.23 billion) tender offer for Finland-listed Amer Sports, which owns brands such as Salomon, Atomic, and Louisville Slugger.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has reached a first close of A$600 million ($433 million) on its secure assets fund, which invests in companies in Australia and New Zealand that generate annuity income but also offer opportunities for traditional private...
Nick Halla became the first employee at Impossible Foods in 2011. Now leading the rollout of the PE-backed company’s plant-based meat substitute products, he explains the strategy for Asia
Lighthouse Funds has invested more than INR2.5 billion ($35 million) for a minority stake in Aqualite Industries, an Indian footwear manufacturer.
Ardian has opened an office in South Korea – its fourth in Asia – in order to service the needs of a growing investor base in the region.
Värde Partners has closed its debut Asia-focused credit fund with approximately $400 million in commitments. The vehicle launched about six months ago with a target of $250 million.
Three of the four most senior members of the private equity team at Australia’s Future Fund – including PE head Steve Byrom – have departed to set up their own consulting firm that will advise global institutional investors looking to build exposure...
India's private equity market has reached a new level of maturity, and GPs must show they can keep pace with increasingly sophisticated entrepreneurs and LPs' expectations for returns
Australian mid-market private equity firm Mercury Capital has closed its third fund at the hard cap of A$600 million ($439 million).
VIG Partners has agreed to buy a 55% stake in Bonchon International, a Korean fried chicken restaurant brand with 325 outlets across eight countries. The size of the transaction was not disclosed.