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
Country funds: Time to shine China managers steal the spotlight as pan-Asian players step back, albeit temporarily Pan-regional funds sucking up the bulk of the capital allocated to Asia has become...
Moat Private Equity, a Korea GP set up last year, has taken an approximately 14% stake in KOSDAQ-listed electronics industry supplier Exax for KRW19.8 billion ($16 million).
Nykaa, an online retailer of cosmetic and fashion products in India, has raised INR1 billion ($13 million) in a funding round led by Steadview Capital.
Southeast Asia and Latin America are trying to leverage complementary aspects of their start-up ecosystems, much like China and Africa before them. These endeavors are not as straightforward as they might seem
Tadasu Matsuo, head of alternative investments at Japan Post Insurance (JPI), has joined HarbourVest Partners as a managing director where he will co-lead Japan coverage alongside Tatsuya Kubo.