Connie Chan (pictured), the executive at US venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz responsible for managing the Asian network, has been promoted to general partner.
Cathay Capital Private Equity has reached a first close of EUR600 million ($702 million) for its latest middle-market Sino-European fund. The target is EUR1.2 billion.
Singapore’s Golden Equator Capital and Korea Investment Partners (KIP) have jointly launched a S$120 million ($88 million) Southeast Asia technology fund focused on start-ups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SME).
Alternatives investment officers from US institutions should involve their senior leadership teams in site visits to Asia if they want to push ahead with emerging markets investment programs, LPs told the AVCJ USA Forum.
GIC Private’s investment performance declined for the third consecutive year, with the sovereign wealth fund once again warning of uncertainty driven by high asset valuations, increased risk of monetary policy tightening, and international trade tensions.
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SRI Capital has launched its debut fund, targeting innovative technology start-ups in the US and India, with a target of $100 million.
Longzhu Capital, a venture capital firm established by Chinese online-to-offline (O2O) services platform Meituan-Dianping, has closed its debut fund at RMB2 billion ($300 million).
Investors are pursuing a number of strategies for addressing Southeast Asia's late-stage VC funding shortfall
A shortage of attractive and accessible targets and the introduction of new private equity players - notably from the banking sector - could result in a squeeze on Malaysia’s middle-market deal flow.
China Investment Corporation (CIC) posted a record-high return of 17.59% on its international portfolio in 2017 – compared to 6.22% the previous year – as the sovereign wealth fund’s total assets reached $941.4 billion.
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When the US withdrew from the Trans Pacific Partnership, the remaining participants decided to go it alone. Hopes are high that the deal will result in improved business environments across Southeast Asia
With nearly every Southeast Asia-focused GP set to spend some part of 2018 on the fundraising trail, LPs must once again deliberate on the optimal fund size, strategy, and geographic coverage for the region
Having co-founded NSI Ventures as an affiliate of Northstar Group, Shane Chesson took the business independent this year and renamed it Openspace Ventures. He discusses Southeast Asia’s macro outlook
Temasek Holdings saw its net portfolio value reach S$308 billion ($235 billion) as the Singapore government-controlled investment fund stepped up its investment activity in the 12 months ended March 2018.
Malaysian investors are unfazed by a period of political tumult that has directly embroiled the country’s government-guided private equity industry. An erratic growth trajectory now appears set to stabilize
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.
Long Hill Capital, a Chinese venture capital firm that spun out from New Enterprise Associates (NEA) in 2016, has raised $252.2 million for its second VC fund.
Ganesh Ventures, a Chinese investor focused on India, has reached a first close of $30 million for a VC fund targeting $250 million.
China-focused venture capital fund-of-funds Unicorn Capital Partners has closed its second fund at the hard cap of $250 million.
Denham Capital, a resources and energy-focused GP, has closed its first global mining fund at $558 million. The vehicle is intended to grow the firm's portfolio in Australia, Canada, South America and Africa.
The Indian government has committed INR2 billion ($29 million) to four domestic investment funds as part of its support for the entrepreneurial sector.
Lightspeed Venture Partners has closed its second India-focused fund at $175 million for investments in early-stage consumer and enterprise technology start-ups.