GLP launches $1.1bn Vietnam logistics fund
GLP, a regional logistics platform that makes private equity investments in ancillary businesses and technologies, has launched its debut Vietnam fund with USD 1.1bn in commitments.
Goldman invests $96m in Australia disability housing player
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has committed A$137 million ($96 million) to Synergis, an Australian investment platform focused on providing housing for people with disabilities.
Prologis launches $1.7b China logistics fund
US-based logistics and supply chain investor Prologis has established a $1.7 billion China fund as part of a broader country expansion.
PE-backed ESR closes Japan logistics fund at $1.8b
ESR, a pan-Asian logistics and fund management platform that was seeded by Warburg Pincus, has closed its latest Japan-focused fund at JPY200 billion ($1.8 billion).
Investcorp acquires PE business of India's IDFC
Bahrain-listed asset management firm Investcorp has made its first direct investment in India, acquiring the private equity and real estate investment businesses of IDFC Alternatives, the alternative asset investment arm of IDFC Group.
Investors turn to private markets amidst downturn fears - survey
Asian institutional investors are looking to increase allocations to private markets in order to mitigate the risks of a potential economic downturn, a new survey has found.
GLP to invest in Everstone’s India logistics JV
IndoSpace, an Indian industrial and logistics facility developer backed by Everstone Group, has formed a local partnership with GLP that will see the warehouse developer invest in IndoSpace Core, its joint venture with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board...
Singapore’s Keppel to launch Australia retail investment fund
Keppel Capital, the asset management arm of Singapore-based Keppel Corporation, has partnered with Australia-listed property developer Vicinity Centres to launch an investment fund targeting assets in Australia’s retail sector.
Keppel Capital launches $147m Asia education sector fund
Keppel Capital, the asset management arm of Singapore-based Keppel Corporation, will launch an investment fund focused on education assets alongside Singapore-based preschool operator MindChamps.
Temasek launches $300m India logistics platform
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.
Macquarie closes Asia infra fund at $3.3b
Australia’s Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has achieved a final close for its second Asia-focused infrastructure fund at the hard cap of $3.3 billion.
PE increases share of $4t global alternatives pool - survey
Assets held by the world’s 100 largest managers increased 10% to $4.01 trillion in 2016 as growth in commitments to private equity, real estate, and credit more than offset a decline in hedge funds. Approximately 8% of these assets are invested in Asia...
Abacus, Gaw partner on Australia real estate fund
Hong Kong-based private equity real estate investor Gaw Capital Partners has partnered with Australia's Abacus Property Group on an Australia-focused real estate fund.
GIC backs South Korea's Hyundai Logistics
Singapore’s GIC Private has invested in a real estate fund that acquired the Hyundai Logistics Distribution Center in South Korea.
Gaw reaches $700m first close on Asia real estate fund
Hong Kong-based private equity real estate investor Gaw Capital has reached a first close of $700 million on its fifth Asia-focused real estate fund.
Q&A: IDFC Alternatives' MK Sinha
M.K. Sinha, CEO of IDFC Alternatives, explains how the firm has been focusing on private equity exits, gradual accumulation of assets in infrastructure, and opportunistic openings in real estate
Townsend Group backs KKR's India real estate NBFC
KKR has signed up another partner for its India-focused real estate non-banking finance company (NBFC), with US-based investor The Townsend Group agreeing to commit capital.
India's Essel Finance commits $11m to housing developer
The private equity arm of India's Essel Finance has invested INR400 million ($6 million) across two housing projects by Mumbai-based developer Rashmi Housing, and will invest another INR350 million in a third project.
India's IDFC targets $400m private equity fundraise
IDFC Alternatives is preparing to launch its latest private equity fund soon, which will have a target of $400 million.
Baring branches into real estate
BPE Asia Real Estate, the property-focused affiliate of Baring Private Equity Asia, picks its markets based on entry price per square foot. When investing in property developments, this is inextricably tied to land costs.
Baring Asia closes debut real estate fund
Baring Private Equity Asia’s real estate affiliate has closed its debut fund with $365 million in commitments. The first two investments have also been completed in South Korea and the Philippines, respectively.
Mercurius Capital launches $80m PE fund with Chinese firm
Mercury Capital Investment, a subsidiary of Singapore-listed Mercurius Capital Investment, has teamed up with a Chinese real estate developer to launch a RMB500 million ($80 million) PE fund targeting urbanization projects in China.
KKR, GIC launch real estate-focused India NBFC
KKR has launched its second Indian non-banking financial company (NBFC), teaming up with Singapore’s GIC Private to focus on providing structured credit solutions for real estate developers.
SC Capital raises $850m for fourth Asia real estate fund
SC Capital Management has reached a final close of $850 million on its fourth Asia-focused property fund. The corpus represents a substantial increase on Fund III, which raised $530 million in 2011.