Indian GPs are increasingly attracted to platform-building strategies for adding value to their portfolio companies, but PE investors attempting this approach must be prepared to commit enough time and resources to see it through.
Platforms are attractive to GPs due to the control they offer. Rather than allying with an outside company with its own management team and its own acquisition plans, a platform-builder can map out a strategy...
Singapore’s GIC Private and Sequoia Capital China have invested a combined $40 million in Korean financial technology company Viva Republica.
Japanese corporate pension funds are looking to increase their allocations to infrastructure, but they value the opportunity to visit managers before committing capital.
Nazrin Hassan, CEO of Cradle Fund, died on June 14 due to blast injuries incurred when his mobile phone exploded, the Malaysian venture capital firm has confirmed.