As much as $10 billion could be released for investment in private equity following a hike in alternatives allocations for Taiwanese insurers. However, the major players will still deploy their capital with caution
The single percentage point increase in permitted allocations to private equity and hedge funds recently awarded to Taiwan’s insurance industry might seem relatively significant but it is the product...
Funds SA, which is responsible for investing on behalf of South Australia’s public-sector superannuation funds, has recruited Cameron Sinclair (pictured) from Future Fund to lead private equity and infrastructure activity.
Industry participants have praised steps taken by the Hong Kong government to make it easier for private equity firms to operate locally, while cautioning that challenges remain regarding the regulation of managers in the territory.
Ascent Capital, a Singapore-based private equity firm set up last year with a focus on Myanmar, has formally launched its debut fund with about $50 million in confirmed commitments.
Chinese consumer electronics retailer Suning has committed $50 million to a US dollar-denominated co-investment vehicle managed by Yunfeng Capital that will support the $1.4 billion privatization of iKang Healthcare Group.