Large institutional investors pursuing direct deals on a solo basis represents a logical evolution of the private equity industry and shouldn’t necessarily be regarded as a threat, Asia-focused buyout managers told the AVCJ Forum.
“It’s happening in Asia to some extent, although most LPs doing direct deals are co-investing or co-sponsoring,” said Jean-Eric Salata, CEO and founding partner at Baring Private Equity Asia. “I...
Firstred Capital has already completed six deals from its debut fund, making commitments that are flexible in structure to Chinese companies that need its M&A expertise
Technology-enabled businesses in China and India are the beneficiaries of a resurgence in growth capital deal flow; Japan is the sole stand-out in fundraising; IPOs continue to shine as overall exits struggle
Erwan Technology, a China-based wealth management education platform, has secured nearly $100 million in funding across Series D and E rounds.
Fund-of-funds and family offices could be excluded from Hong Kong’s proposed carried interest tax concession, industry participants have warned.