Japanese corporate pension funds are looking to increase their allocations to infrastructure, but they value the opportunity to visit managers before committing capital.
The Blackstone Group has achieved a final close on its maiden Asia-focused private equity fund at a revised hard cap of $2.3 billion.
Indian early-stage investor and accelerator Axilor Ventures has launched a INR2 billion ($30 million) fund aimed at seed investments in Indian start-ups.
Anacacia Capital attracts a record amount from foreign LPs as its third Australia mid-market buyout fund closes at the hard cap of $225 million
TPG Capital has agreed to take a minority stake in Asia-focused NewQuest Capital Partners, with a view to helping the secondaries specialist scale up its platform and address a wider variety of opportunities in an expanding yet underpenetrated market.
Temasek Holdings has joined Ascendas-Singbridge, its real estate-focused joint venture with state-owned development firm JTC Corporation, to launch a INR20 billion ($300 million) investment program for Indian logistics and industrial assets.
Southeast Asia-focused ride-hailing app operator Grab has launched a venture capital unit aimed at developing and investing in emerging technology businesses across the region.
Nan Fung Group has established Pivotal Bioventure Partners China to build a concentrated portfolio of high-quality life science assets and nurture them from inception to exit
Apis Partners is targeting $400 million for its second middle-market growth fund focused on financial services and technology investments in emerging markets, with a $500 million hard cap.
China's venture capital space is increasingly popular among LPs, overpopulated by GPs, and generally difficult to navigate
Gumi, a Japanese mobile game publisher backed by a number of VCs, has secured $30 million for a venture capital fund that will invest in blockchain and cryptocurrency start-ups.
Korea Post Insurance plans to allocate $200 million to as many as three managers focusing on global buyouts, predominantly in North America and Europe.
Having raised $270 million for his debut fund at AlphaX Partners, former Highland Capital Partners executive Chuan Thor is keen to tap emerging trends in consumer internet and enterprise services
Genesis Capital, a Chinese venture capital firm established by Richard Peng, formerly head of M&A at Tencent Holdings, is targeting $600 million for its second fund.
Australian private equity firm Anacacia Capital has closed its third middle-market fund at the hard cap of A$300 million ($225 million), following an oversubscribed fundraising process.
Tony Liu, COO of Shoreline Capital, discusses investment opportunities in China's non-performing loan (NPL) space.
Sinovation Ventures has formed a RMB2.5 billion ($395 million) venture capital fund that will focus on artificial intelligence (AI). It is a cooperative effort with the Guangzhou government to drive technology development.
Pivotal Bioventure Partners China, an investment platform of Hong Kong conglomerate Nan Fung Group, has raised $150 million for a fund that will incubate Chinese life science start-ups.
Primavera Capital Group has completed a first close of approximately $1.5 billion on its third China fund. The overall target is $2.8 billion.
Retail investors in Singapore will be able to get exposure to the Temasek Holdings private equity portfolio through a $500 million bond issuance backed by 36 funds, including vehicles managed by The Blackstone Group, KKR, Silver Lake Partners, and TPG...
Vision Plus Capital looks to tap the entrepreneurial talent developing in Alibaba Group's ecosystem for its second US dollar and renminbi-denominated funds
Advantage Partners aims to build on the firm's experience connecting Asian entrepreneurs with opportunities in Japan in its first Asia-focused fund
AlphaX Partners, a Chinese venture capital firm established by Chuan Thor (pictured), formerly of Highland Capital China, has closed its first US dollar and renminbi-denominated fund with around $270m in commitments.
Legend Capital has reached a first close of RMB1 billion ($156 million) on its second dedicated healthcare fund. A US dollar-denominated vehicle – also the VC firm’s second for the sector – is scheduled for launch in the third quarter.