CHAMP Private Equity became CPE Capital earlier this year, following a leadership transition. The Australian GP has also refined its middle market investment strategy, emphasizing functional expertise
India’s 3one4 Capital has closed its latest venture capital fund with INR4 billion ($57 million) in commitments and raised INR450 million for seed investment vehicle.
Lefei Sun, who helped establish and now leads General Atlantic’s healthcare and life sciences business in China, has been promoted to managing director.
Fundraising, investment and exits in Asia are unlikely to match last year as pan-regional funds take a back seat, large-cap buyouts remain in short supply, growth-stage tech loses its edge, and IPOs flounder
Private markets investors in Asia have outperformed their developed markets peers in four out of the last six years in terms of IRR, with the once substantial gap in median distributions also narrowing, according to analysis by Hamilton Lane.
China-focused private equity firm Centurium Capital is back in the market looking to raise $2.5 billion for its second US dollar-denominated fund, barely six months after reaching a final close on its first.
Apis Partners has closed its second emerging markets-focused financial services and technology fund at the revised hard cap of $563 million. The initial target was $400 million.
Apollo Global Management has appointed Tetsuji Okamoto, previously of Bain Capital, as head of Japan to lead the buildout of its private equity business in the country.
Australian insurance broker network AUB Group has terminated its agreement to acquire Pemba Capital Partners’ 49% stake in Coverforce Holdings, a transaction that was opposed by the company’s founder.
Private equity’s increasing politicization globally and its expanding role in economies across Asia has put pressure on industry networking associations to do more in terms of public engagement
The Carlyle Group is bidding to acquire Pioneer Credit, a listed financial services provider specializing in consumer debt collection in the Australia and New Zealand markets, for an enterprise valuation of approximately A$288 million ($197 million).
Chung Ho Park, a member of KKR’s private equity team and co-head of the firm’s Korea business, has been promoted to partner level. A further seven Asia-based professionals, across different strategies, were named managing directors.
A proliferation of venture capital and private equity players as minority investors in Indian companies is having a knock-on effect on the availability of control deals, industry participants told the AVCJ India Forum.
Schroder Adveq has sold 12,000 hectares of almond orchards in Australia to Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP) for an undisclosed sum. The pension plan has also agreed to pay Olam International A$490 million ($332.5 million) for permanent...
Driven by distress and strategic rationale, Indian corporates are more willing to sell off attractive assets. Private equity investors must figure out what might be available before it comes on the market
CVC Capital Partners is poised to complete its exit from Indonesia broadband and cable TV provider Link Net – in which it has been an investor since 2011 – through a trade sale to MNC Vision Network.
The greater availability of control deals in India is creating opportunities for leveraged lenders as they become more comfortable with the complexities of onshore-offshore capital movements
Zenyum, a Singapore-based manufacturer of 3D-printed cosmetic dental products, has raised $13.6 million in Series A funding from RTP Global, Sequoia Capital India, TNB Aura, and Seeds Capital.
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Appier, a Taiwan-headquartered start-up that develops artificial intelligence-enabled platforms intended to help corporates optimize advertising campaigns, has raised $80 million in Series D funding.
MBK Partners is looking to become the sixth pan-Asian private equity manager to cross the $6 billion threshold, having set the hard cap for its fifth fund at $6.5 billion.
Singapore-based online consumer-to-consumer marketplace Carousell has merged with the Southeast Asia subsidiary of Norwegian telecommunications giant Telenor Group.
Chinese bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer Canaan experienced a volatile first day of trading on NASDAQ after raising $90 million in a smaller-than-expected IPO.
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