Asia-focused buyout managers pointed to a return to a version of normality – with an anticipated upturn in investment and exits – in 2023 at the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association’s (HKVCA) Asia forum.
“The last five, six, seven years were characterised by high asset values and low interest rates. There was no cost for risk, no premium for risk. People were taking a huge amount of risk and being rewarded...
Monolith Management, an investment firm established by Xi Cao, formerly a partner at Sequoia Capital China, has set the hard cap at USD 250m for its debut China venture capital fund.
Adamantem Capital has acquired a majority stake in Retail Zoo, operator of Australia-headquartered food retail brands Boost Juice and Betty’s Burgers, from Bain Capital for an undisclosed sum.
The Carlyle Group has appointed Harvey M. Schwartz, formerly president and co-COO of Goldman Sachs, as its new CEO.
Crown Resorts represented a daunting target, given its size and pandemic and regulatory-related challenges. The Blackstone Group drew on its global know-how to make the USD 8.1bn deal work