Swedish pension fund AP2 could be about to see a significant jump in its private equity allocation. Head of alternatives Anders Strömblad outlines what the organization looks for in prospective portfolio GPs
Avenue Capital Group has rebooted its Asia franchise by raising a $450 million fund that will target special situations opportunities across the region.
With a series of highly publicized bankruptcy proceedings, government efforts to rein in India’s non-performing assets may finally be paying off. Investors expect a wave of turnaround opportunities
Värde is tackling what it sees as a massive opportunity set in the Indian distress market by partnering up with local investor Aditya Birla Capital
Aditya Birla Capital (ABCL), the financial services arm of the Aditya Birla Group, and Värde Partners will launch a joint venture to pursue investments in stressed and distressed assets in India.
Australia’s OneVentures has partnered with Israel-based Viola Credit to launch a A$100 million ($74 million) venture debt fund that is said to be the first vehicle of its kind in Australia.
Korea’s Public Officials Benefit Association is expanding its private equity exposure and global footprint. Maintaining this diversification within the firm’s traditional risk profile requires a gradual approach
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has proposed a partnership with Philippines-based Altus Capital to invest up to $272.5 million in distressed assets in Southeast Asia.
Serena Tan, a partner at Morrison & Foerster, discusses trends in private equity fundraising in China
Tony Liu, COO of Shoreline Capital, discusses investment opportunities in China's non-performing loan (NPL) space.
Bain Capital Credit and Piramal Enterprises have set a target of $1 billion for their joint venture focused on Indian distressed assets.
Canadian asset manager Fiera Capital Corporation has acquired Hong Kong-based credit and special situations investor Clearwater Capital Partners.
Emerging markets private capital fundraising – led by emerging Asia – reached its highest point since the before the global financial crisis in 2017, according to EMPEA, with capital dispersed more evenly across different strategies than ever before.
Growth-stage technology has become an attractive investment theme for international LPs and GPs, with both groups planning to increase allocations and devote more resources to the sector, according to a private markets survey conducted by Hamilton...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank,and Clearwater Capital Partners will together invest $150 million in distressed assets in Asia.
While global investors often express wariness about investments in Asian credit and special situations, industry veterans remain optimistic about the future of the strategy.
Chinese companies return in strength to US bourses as investors leverage public market highs; Australia a bright spot as Asia fundraising slows; 2017 sets new record for PE investment on back of big buyouts, tech deals
Australia-based turnaround investor Allegro Funds has reached a final close on its third fund at the hard cap of A$290 million ($218 million) as well as raising A$92 million for a sidecar vehicle.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has invested in KKR India Financial Services (KIFS), an Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) backed by KKR.
Anchorage Capital Partners has closed its third fund, which will make special situations and turnaround investments in Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia, at A$350 million ($266 million).
Australia-based Tanarra Credit Partners has raised A$285 million ($217 million) for a fund that will invest in senior and mezzanine loans across the Asia Pacific region. It is targeting a final close of up to A$500 million during the first half of 2018.
Investors see growing opportunity in Asian credit, but the region has proven difficult for foreign managers to address. Local expertise, particularly in emerging markets, can unlock the best returns
Allegro Funds has reached a first close of more than A$200 million ($156 million) on its third fund. The Australian GP is no longer marketing to new investors and a final close near the hard cap of around A$300 million is expected before the end of the...
Oaktree Capital Management CEO Jay Wintrob has singled out China and India as prospective jurisdictions for increased investment activity due to local regulatory progress, even as a number of converging macro themes inspire a more cautious overall approach.