South Korea has announced plans for a KRW8 trillion ($7 billion) fund – of which half will come from private sector feeder vehicles – as part of government efforts to initiate a more market-based approach to corporate restructuring.
United Asset Management Company (UAMCO) – the agency responsible for managing non-performing loans – government-owned banks and commercial banks, and pension funds will make commitments to the KRW4...
New Frontier Japan Investment (NFJI), a lower middle-market Japanese private equity firm, is looking to raise JPY10 billion ($94.4 million) for its second fund.
From fraudulent drawdown notices to ransomware, private equity firms and their portfolio companies are increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Training and vigilance are paramount
WuXi Diagnostics, a joint venture China diagnostics business set up by Hong Kong-listed pharmaceutical outsourcing giant WuXi AppTec and US-based Mayo Clinic has completed a $150 million Series B funding round.
Affirma Capital came into being 18 months ago as Standard Chartered’s private equity team spun out with most of the remaining balance sheet assets. COO Ivo Philipps explains the middle and back office transition