VC fundraising has been on a roll in Asia as managers raise larger sums to address fast-growing investment opportunities. GPs must consider what – and how much – makes them stand out from the crowd
Xiaodong Jiang describes 2016 as the “winter of fundraising for China VC.” After a decade at New Enterprise Associates, he had spun out to form Long Hill Venture Capital and the firm was on the road...
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.