Vietnam’s incumbent domestic private equity firms have all been in operation for more than a decade. Do LPs have enough confidence in the market to support the launch of additional managers?
GLP, a private equity-owned warehouse operator based in Singapore, has launched a RMB10 billion ($1.6 billion) PE fund that will invest in the China logistics ecosystem. It is the second Chinese fund set up by the company this year.
Having raised $450 million for its second fund, Dymon Asia Private Equity will continue targeting middle-market companies in Southeast Asia that are looking for expertise as well as capital
Nepal-focused private equity investor Dolma Impact Fund has received $37 million in commitments for a top-up vehicle that will pursue additional investments by its debut fund.
Singapore-based Dymon Asia Private Equity (DAPE) has closed its second fund targeting lower middle-market companies in Southeast Asia with $450 million in commitments. It had initially targeted a corpus of $350 million.
New Zealand-based Pencarrow Private Equity has reached a first and final close of NZ$250 million ($176 million) for its fifth fund after eight weeks on the market. It had targeted a corpus of NZ$200 million.
Asian GPs’ portfolio valuation practices remain largely opaque, despite the value of standard frameworks. LP demand will be key to moving the industry in a more transparent direction
Sequoia Capital plans to raise up to $3.1 billion for deployment in China and India across seed, venture and growth strategies.
Four years after its founders left their previous jobs with KKR in India, SeaLink Capital Partners has closed its debut fund. Now the GP is on the look-out for opportunities in the middle market
Global GPs have the potential to draw fresh sources of capital to Asia's impact investment funds
Indian middle-market PE firm SeaLink Capital Partners has closed its first fund at $315 million, beating its $250 million target.
Partners Group has launched a dedicated impact investment strategy designed to achieve attractive risk-adjusted financial returns alongside measurable, positive social and environmental impact.
Lighthouse Funds has reached a first close of $150 million on its third India-focused growth capital fund.
Global PE firms are launching impact funds tailored to appeal to institutional investors that have so far largely ignored the space. There will be growing pains, but the benefits should be wide-ranging
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has teamed up with state-controlled Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) to launch a EUR150 million ($184 million) cross-border technology fund.
The Abraaj Group is releasing investors from commitments made to its latest flagship fund – which targets growth markets in Asia and other regions – having previously decided to suspend the fundraising process in the wake of governance concerns.
Anthem Asia has launched a Myanmar-focused private equity fund with a view to raising up to $50 million for investment in small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Chinese private equity firm NDE Capital has confirmed a third close for its second fund with $357 million in commitments, surpassing a $350 million hard cap. It has raised the targeted corpus to $450 million.
Indian GP Faering Capital is seeking $200 million for its third growth capital fund, with a hard cap of $250 million.
Advantech Capital and Redview Capital – parallel entities formed following the restructuring of Chinese GP New Horizon Capital – are seeking a combined $1.5 billion for their latest funds.
Creador is targeting $500 million for its fourth Southeast Asia and India-focused fund. The private equity firm closed its previous vehicle at $415 million in late 2016.
Orchid Asia has closed its seventh fund at $1.3 billion. The vehicle had initially targeted a final close of $900 million by November 2017.
TPG Capital has closed its fourth global middle market and growth equity fund at the hard cap of $3.7 billion after four months in the market.
Warburg Pincus has closed its first global private equity fund focused on financial services with $2.3 billion in commitments.