Asia's family offices have benefited by going big on growth capital and venture, leveraging technology trends in the region. However, not all family money is smart money
Human resources software provider Darwinbox is among the Indian business services players leading the charge into Southeast Asia
PropertyGuru, a Southeast Asia-focused online real estate portal that counts TPG Capital and KKR among its investors, is looking to raise up to A$380.2 million ($256 million) through an IPO in Australia.
Everstone Group has appointed Vibhor Kumar Talreja, who previously spent 12 years with Temasek Holdings in India, as a managing director in its private equity business.
Anacacia Capital has invested in Root Partnerships, which claims to be one of Australia’s largest independent infrastructure advisory and project management firms.
Affinity Equity Partners has agreed its second Australia exit in three weeks, with Silver Lake set to assume control of ticketing business TEG. It follows a deal to sell a 35% stake in Virgin Australia’s frequent flyer business back to the parent company.
The gross merchandise value (GMV) of Southeast Asia’s internet economy will surpass $100 billion this year and hit $300 billion by 2025, according to a report by Google, Temasek Holdings, and Bain & Company.
There will be no AVCJ bulletin on October 7 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong marking the Chung Yeung Festival.
Hiro Mizuno (pictured) has been reappointed CIO of Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) following the conclusion of his first term leading the world’s largest retirement savings pool at the end of September.
Raj Makam, co-portfolio manager for Oaktree Capital’s middle-market finance group, discusses the dangers that may await investors in the overheating US direct lending space
KKR has named Sharon Yang, who has worked on the firm’s private equity, growth equity and real estate strategies in Asia, as a senior investor in the region in its impact investment division.
Glenwood Private Equity, a GP led by the son of Samsung Group’s former vice chairman, has agreed to buy the Korean glass-making operation of France-based Saint-Gobain for an enterprise value of EUR240 million ($263 million).
Hopu Investments has agreed to invest HK$933 million ($119 million) in Regal International Airport, which operates Haikou Meilan International Airport in Hainan province and has ties to troubled Chinese conglomerate HNA Group.
The Carlyle Group has appointed John Kim (pictured), previously of Goldman Sachs, as a managing director in its Asia buyout team and head of all investment activity in Korea.
Hahn & Company has closed its third Korea-focused buyout fund with $3.2 billion in commitments – the largest vehicle ever raised by an independent manager for investment solely in the country.
Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) is poised to complete two manufacturing carve-outs in the copper tube manufacturing space, having agreed to acquire a majority stake in a Kobe Steel-Mitsubishi Material joint venture and buy a division from Furukawa Electric.
Belle International – the Chinese footwear retailer privatized by Hillhouse Capital and CDH Investments just over two years ago – is spinning out its sports retail unit through an IPO.
AVCJ's daily bulletin will not be published on October 1 due to the public holiday in Hong Kong marking China's National Day.
Family offices in Asia Pacific and emerging markets were the strongest performers globally last year and they are also leading the charge into venture and growth-oriented investments, according to UBS and Campden Wealth’s latest global family office...
Singapore-based Gushcloud International has teamed up with the founder of Def Jam Recordings to create a digital talent agency that realizes value for social media influencers in Asia and America
KKR, Värde Partners and Deutsche Bank plan to make partial exits through an IPO of Australian consumer lending business Latitude Financial, which is expected to raise as much as A$1.4 billion ($946 million).
Northstar Group made its name through a series of consumer, financial services and commodities plays in a nascent Indonesian market. Technology is likely to define the firm’s next chapter
HarbourVest Partners has spun out part of the Norwest Venture Partners India portfolio into a new fund to be managed by Avataar Venture Partners.
New Zealand dairy group Fonterra has agreed to sell its stake in DFE Pharma, a 50-50 joint venture with Royal FrieslandCampina of the Netherlands, to CVC Capital Partners for NZ$633 million ($398 million).