The COO role is gradually becoming more prevalent in Asian private equity, but GPs struggle to find the right combination of financial skills and business acumen. The optimal candidate is often internal
Bonnie Lo, one of four founders of NewQuest Capital Partners, became COO in 2017 in the absence of a viable alternative. The Asia secondaries specialist spent 18 months looking for a CFO, someone who could...
Most traditional large-cap buyout funds have become hybrids in Asia, taking minority stakes in businesses to generate deal flow in certain markets and to harness regional growth trends
Addor Capital – a Chinese VC firm backed by Jiangsu High-Tech Investment Group, also known as Govtor Capital – has raised RMB1.56 billion ($241 million) for its second renminbi-denominated healthcare fund.
India’s Trifecta Capital has closed its second venture debt fund with $140 million in commitments. The firm raised about $68.4 million for its debut vehicle in 2017.
Gitai, a Japanese start-up developing a humanoid general-purpose work robot for use in space, has secured a JPY1.8 billion ($17 million) Series B round from local VCs.