Suyi Kim, head of Asia Pacific at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), has been named senior managing director and global head of private equity.
The founders of Hong Kong-headquartered financial technology provider Airwallex, which has received $500 million in VC funding, have launched their own venture capital fund.
Indian venture debt firm Trifecta Capital has reached a first close of $130 million for its debut VC fund after three months in the market. The target is $200 million.
Genesis Capital, a China growth-stage technology investor established by Richard Peng, who previously led the investment program at Tencent Holdings, is seeking $1.2 billion for its third US dollar-denominated fund.
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China has imposed severe restrictions on private tutoring that appear to undermine the commercial viability of companies in the space, potentially making private equity investment unviable.
B Capital Group has hired Sheila Patel, formerly the Singapore-based chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, as a vice president amid a concerted Asian expansion drive.
Belgium-based Incofin Investment Management, which focuses on financial inclusion and developing market agri-food segments, has reached a first close of $60 million for an India impact fund.
Ince Capital, a Chinese venture capital firm established by J.P. Gan, formerly a managing partner at Qiming Venture Partners, has achieved a first close of approximately $450 million on its second fund.
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Japan’s Integral Corporation treads lightly in the conservative agriculture space as it helps fertilizer maker Nitto FC evolve from an owner-centric culture to a more distributed power structure
A drop-off in PE and VC technology investment in China in the second quarter of 2021 – widely linked to a multi-faceted regulatory crackdown on the sector – was to some extent counterbalanced by record levels of activity in India and Southeast Asia.
Creador has reached a first close of $500 million on its fifth South and Southeast Asia-focused fund, with the first three investments set for completion in August.
A quickfire fundraise by Boyu Capital – which saw $6 billion collected across two pools of capital in the space of a few months – accounted for more than one-quarter of all capital committed to Asia-focused private equity managers between April and...
Indies Capital Partners has reached a first close on a Southeast Asia tech secondaries fund, with commitments totaling more than 70% of the $80 million target.
Temasek Holdings shook off last year’s retraction in value to post its highest shareholder return in 11 years, with the overall portfolio reaching a record S$381 billion ($281 billion) for the 12 months ended March.
Efforts to rein in China’s technology giants have dampened investor sentiment, with India and Southeast Asia stepping into the void. China remains active for fundraising, but there are fears that US IPO activity could take a hit
Unison Capital hones its game and holds tight to its heritage as one of the pioneers of private equity in Japan, even as its tentacles begin to span the breadth of Asia
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
China’s antitrust watchdog has blocked a merger of Huya and Douyu - the country's two largest video game live-streaming platforms - initiated by Tencent Holdings.
Eight Roads Ventures has promoted Ashish Venkataramani to partner in India. It brings the firm's partner count across Bangalore and Mumbai to five.
Early-stage investor SOSV – known for accelerator programs such as China-based HAX and Chinaccelerator – has raised $100 million for its first growth fund designed to invest in Series B rounds and beyond.
India’s Kotak Investment Advisors has achieved a first close of INR13.9 billion ($185 million) for a pre-IPO fund.
Qiming Venture Partners is mobilizing its newly launched public equities unit – and $500 million fund – to participate as an anchor investor in Hong Kong IPOs by Chinese healthcare companies.