Chris Lerner, formerly of Eaton Partners and MSA Capital, has established an asset management operation that will ultimately raise an Asian fund-of-funds and teamed up with US-based Bonaccord Capital Partners to expand its GP stakes business into the...
The Korean government has sought to counter a steep drop-off in venture capital investment by pledging significant policy support for the industry, including a KRW 1trn (USD 751m) fund-of-funds.
Collyer Capital, a Singapore-based investment firm co-founded by Eric Marchand, formerly of Unigestion and Campbell Lutyens, is looking to raise around USD 100m for a Southeast Asia-focused fund-of-funds.
Kotak Investment Advisors (KIAL) has halted fundraising for its latest fund-of-funds, citing the challenging investment environment.
Portfolio Advisors has closed its latest global multi-strategy fund-of-funds – which allows LPs to customise allocations across several key areas – with commitments of just over USD 1bn.
BlackRock has recruited George Maltezos, formerly head of Asia Pacific at placement agent Campbell Lutyens, to lead alternatives distribution in the region.
Adams Street Partners has opened an office in Sydney, which will be led by Shaun Thomas, an investor relations principal who joined the firm last November.
Fund-of-funds Quilvest Capital Partners was an early-mover in PE globally but has maintained a lean profile that speaks to its family office roots. It is pressing ahead with a China and India-focused Asia strategy
Indonesia-focused AC Ventures and Indies Capital have agreed to support a Malaysian tech investment programme led by government VC unit Penjana Kapital.
Mengyang Yang, an executive director and head of private equity in Hong Kong at CICC Capital, on China’s post-pandemic revival, plans for a flagship US dollar fund, and managing guidance funds
HarbourVest Partners has opened an office in Sydney on the back of claimed recent success in cultivating institutional and private wealth clients in Australia and New Zealand.
Emerald Hill Capital Partners, which closed its last fund in 2014 and decided against raising a successor vehicle several years ago, is the sole Asian representative in the top 10 of a global fund-of-funds performance ranking compiled by business school...
As LGT Capital Partners starts deploying its USD 1.65bn Asia fund-of-funds, it hopes that rationalising valuations and some consolidation of GP relationships will contribute to a strong vintage
LGT Capital Partners has closed its fifth Asia-focused fund-of-funds with USD 1.65bn in commitments, up from approximately USD 1bn in the previous vintage.
Singapore’s Fullerton Fund Management has tokenised its latest private equity fund-of-funds, allowing for a minimum commitment size of USD 10,000.
Temasek Holdings-owned Azalea Investment Management has launched its first sustainability fund-of-funds, which will target opportunities that deliver positive environmental and social outcomes alongside private equity-style financial returns.
HarbourVest Partners has closed its latest flagship private equity fund-of-funds, which will target Asia Pacific and Europe, at USD 1.6bn, beating a target of USD 1.25bn.
V-Ignite, an investment firm established by the former PE and VC head at Australian superannuation fund Hostplus, is looking to raise AUD 120m (USD 86m) for a fund-of-funds that will support managers in the state of Victoria.
Adams Street Partners believes having a close-knit Asia team, which cuts across geographies, sectors, and stages, informs a big-picture view that enables it to look beyond near-term dislocations
Regulatory tumult in China has not materially shaken LP faith in Asia Alternatives or the fund-of-fund manager’s commitment to China – but an increased India allocation is likely in the latest vintage
Asia Alternatives has reached a final close of USD 2bn for its sixth private equity fund-of-funds and several related vehicles. It is the firm’s largest raise since its inception in 2015.
Temasek Holdings-owned Azalea Asset Management has raised USD 805m for a second fund-of-funds intended to broaden investor access to private equity.
Switzerland-headquartered private bank Pictet is adding headcount in Asia – to assess investments as well as woo clients – as the introduction of new strategies increases exposure to the region
LPs cannot survive indefinitely on re-ups and new commitments to managers they know well. Questions are being asked internally as to what it would take to back an Asian GP sight unseen