KV Asia Capital has reached a first close of $100 million for its second Southeast Asia private equity fund. The vehicle, which focuses on the lower middle market, has a target of $300 million.
The Blackstone Group has reached a first close of $3.1 billion on its second dedicated Asia private equity fund, which is already larger than Fund I.
Bain Capital has closed its first dedicated Japan private equity fund with JPY110 billion ($1.01 billion) in commitments.
CPE has reached a first close of $1.8 billion on its fourth US dollar-denominated fund following a six-month period punctuated by three new investments and four portfolio company IPOs.
KKR has closed its fourth pan-Asian fund at $15 billion – the largest US dollar-denominated private equity vehicle ever raised for the region and the largest raised by KKR globally by number of LPs.
Baring Private Equity Asia is back in the market seeking $8.5 billion for its eighth pan-regional fund, less than 15 months after closing Fund VII at $6.5 billion.
Ant Capital Partners has set a hard cap of JPY50 billion ($461 million) for its sixth Japan buyout fund, with a first close on as much as half that total provisionally scheduled for the end of April.
Sameer Sain, co-founder and CEO of Singapore-based and India-focused Everstone Group, explains why he’s doubling down on ESG and on a hands-on buyout strategy that prioritizes bargain hunting
Most traditional large-cap buyout funds have become hybrids in Asia, taking minority stakes in businesses to generate deal flow in certain markets and to harness regional growth trends
New Frontier Japan Investment (NFJI), a lower middle-market Japanese private equity firm, is looking to raise JPY10 billion ($94.4 million) for its second fund.
Ocean Link has raised $580 million for a second fund targeting China travel, tourism and consumer technology assets, but the firm believes co-investment could take aggregate deployment to $1.4 billion
Auckland-based private equity firm Pioneer Capital has received a cornerstone commitment of NZ$100 million ($72 million) for its fourth fund from New Zealand Superannuation Fund (NZ Super).
Richard Folsom, representative partner of Advantage Partners, looks back on a year dominated by succession planning, fundraising, and new investment opportunities
Having completed its spin-out from Tokio Marine, T Capital Partners tapped overseas LPs for the first time for its sixth fund. They account for 40% of the JPY81 billion ($773 million) corpus
With twice as much dry powder as in its previous Japan vintage, The Carlyle group expects mega-deals and private equity participation to increase
Tower Capital, a Singapore-based GP that previously operated on a deal-by-deal basis, has achieved a first close of approximately $250 million on its first Southeast Asia-focused private equity fund.
Firstred Capital, a Chinese private equity firm established by M&A veteran Xiaodan Liu, is looking to raise approximately $500 million for its debut US dollar-denominated fund.
Silver Lake has closed its sixth global buyout fund at the hard cap of $20 billion as the US tech investor exhibits a growing appetite for mega-deals in Asia. Its prior vintage raised $15 billion in 2017.
Travel restrictions forced Mekong Capital to look closer to home when raising its latest fund, but the manager was already building out a more Asia-centric LP base
Quadrant Private Equity has completed another rapid fundraise, taking just five weeks to achieve a final close of A$1.24 billion ($938 million) on its latest Australia and New Zealand mid-market vehicle.
IMM Private Equity will complete fundraising for its fourth Korea-focused vehicle at the end of this month, with KRW2 trillion ($1.8 billion) in commitments. It caps a year in which the firm expects to close two new investments and agree exits on three...
Riding on a wave of IPOs that have returned the principal on Fund II and given Fund III a strong start, Integral Corporation has secured $1.18 billion in commitments for its fourth Japan fund
Integral Corporation has become the second independent Japanese private equity manager since the global financial crisis to surpass $1 billion in fund size, closing its fourth mid-market buyout vehicle at the hard cap of JPY123.8 billion ($1.18 billion).
Australia’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has made its first commitment to a private equity fund, coming in as an anchor investor in Adamantem Capital’s second buyout vehicle.