Overallocation-driven secondary sales more talk than action – Coller
More LPs are considering sales of private equity positions via the secondary market as they find themselves overallocated to the asset class following sharp adjustments in public markets valuations, but Coller Capital has yet to see this translate into meaningful deal flow.
“People are talking about it, but they are impacted in different ways. For example, if you are mainly investing in US dollar-denominated funds and your local currency has depreciated in US dollar terms,...
HKEX relaxes rules for IPOs by pre-profit tech companies
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has loosened its listing requirements to allow pre-profit technology companies to go public with market capitalisations as low as HKD 6bn (USD 764m).
Asia GPs must get smarter on target selection, costs - Bain & Co
Careful target selection – based on geography and sector – and increased emphasis on cost controls during ownership will be critical factors for Asian private equity investors as the industry braces for a downturn, according to Bain & Company.
Longreach buys Japan healthcare SaaS player
North Asia buyout specialist The Longreach Group has invested an undisclosed sum in Wellness Communications Corporation (WCC), a Japanese healthcare software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider.
Asia-Europe investor AGIC supports Danish electronics buyout
AGIC Capital, a specialist in Europe-China cross-border deals, has backed the acquisition of PR Electronics, a Danish manufacturer of signal processing equipment with an existing base in China.