Australia's Future Fund posts loss in 2022
Australia’s Future Fund posted a 3.7% loss for the 2022 calendar year amid rising inflation and volatility in public markets – with Peter Costello, the fund’s chairman, warning of further challenges to come.
The core Future Fund portfolio was worth AUD 196.1bn (USD 135.8bn) as of December 2022, having surpassed AUD 200bn for the first time 12 months earlier, according to a statement. Total assets under management,...
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.