Hiro Hirano and Ashish Shastry, who lead KKR’s operations in Japan and Southeast Asia, respectively, have been appointed co-heads of private equity across the region.
They assume responsibility for oversight of the asset class from Ming Lu, the overall head of Asia. Hirano will cover the northern geographies of Japan, Korea and China, with Shastry overseeing Southeast...
China's Reworld has a technology that lowers barriers to entry in online game design, allowing anyone to become a creator. Joy Capital is backing the company to take user-generated content to another level
Pop Mart International Group, China’s largest fashion toy retailer, has filed for a Hong Kong IPO. Sequoia Capital China, Loyal Valley Capital and Huaxing Growth Fund are its three largest institutional backers.
PLMP Venture Capital (PLMP VC), an investor affiliated with a Singaporean financial technology firm, has launched a local exchange for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Cambodia.
Indian venture capital player Iron Pillar Capital Management has brought in US-headquartered real estate investment firm Nitya Capital as a strategic investor.