Alex Emery, head of Asia at Permira, on global funds versus regional funds, escalations in dry powder and deal size, and how to lay the ground for when the current bull run inevitably comes to an end
Q: What are the advantages and disadvantages of investing in Asia out of a global fund rather than a regional fund? A: Both models work, but what matters most is being competitive in the market. To date,...
Cathay Capital Private Equity has reached a first close of EUR600 million ($702 million) for its latest middle-market Sino-European fund. The target is EUR1.2 billion.
Opera Software, a Norwegian web browser developer acquired by a PE-backed Chinese consortium in 2016, is looking to raise up to $115.2 million in a US IPO.
51 Credit Card, a Chinese online credit card management platform backed by the likes of Tiantu Capital, GGV Capital, and Shunwei Capital, raised HK$1 billion ($128.5 million) in its Hong Kong IPO.
Singapore’s Golden Equator Capital and Korea Investment Partners (KIP) have jointly launched a S$120 million ($88 million) Southeast Asia technology fund focused on start-ups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SME).