KKR has hired Hirofumi Hirano, who led the AlixPartners team that advised on the turnaround of Japan Airlines, as managing director and CEO for its Japan operations. Current CEO Shusaku Minoda has been promoted to chairman.
This is the third addition the private equity firm has made to its Japan team in six weeks, following the appointment of Hiro Shimizu and Sakae Suzuki as directors in the capital markets and Capstone divisions,...
Singapore’s Temasek Holdings and Sweden’s EQT will commit $500 million to the launch and development of O2 Power, a renewable energy platform in India.
Indian self-driving rental platform Zoomcar has raised $30 million in Series D funding with a contribution from a Sony-branded fund managed by Innovation Growth Ventures.
Warburg Pincus generated distributions of $2 billion from its China investments last year, a record annual total for its local operation.
Several public sector organizations have committed $500 million to six funds managed by Bamboo Capital Partners under a new investment platform dedicated to achieving the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).