A91 Partners’ spinout from Sequoia Capital showcases the deepening networks of the Indian VC space and hints that more ecosystem growth is yet to come
Northstar Group, a Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm that counts Indonesia as its core market, is looking to raise $800 million for its fifth fund, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Jean Eric Salata, CEO of Baring Private Equity Asia, argues that a $6.5 billion fund is not too large for Asia – he wishes he’d raised more – and explains why size increasingly represents a competitive advantage
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Warburg Pincus generated distributions of $2 billion from its China investments last year, a record annual total for its local operation.
Several public sector organizations have committed $500 million to six funds managed by Bamboo Capital Partners under a new investment platform dedicated to achieving the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).
First at Legend Capital and now at Joy Capital, Erhai Liu has demonstrated a knack for spotting emerging technology trends in China and helping founders navigate the challenges of entrepreneurialism
Vietnam-based Mekong Capital has named Nguyen Thi Minh Giang (pictured, third right) as a partner with responsibility for talent and culture. It brings the number of partners at the firm to four.
Having closed its ninth fund at $14 billion, Lexington Partners is hunting for assets in a secondary market that is becoming ever larger and diverse. Asia is on the agenda, whether it’s GP-led restructurings or LP portfolios
Ares Management has agreed to buy a controlling stake in SSG Capital, an Asia-focused credit and special situations fund manager with approximately $6.2 billion in assets under management, including $3.9 billion in dry powder.
The last three months of 2019 were consistent with the preceding nine as pan-regional fundraising remained weak and exits continued to disappoint. Only investment rebelled against the status quo
US-based Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) has established a second venture capital fund for Southeast Asia with a corpus of $100 million.
Baring Private Equity Asia has closed its seventh fund with commitments of $6.5 billion. It is the fourth-largest pan-Asian private equity vehicle ever raised.
Wipro Ventures, a venture capital investment arm of the eponymous Indian enterprise software provider, has raised $150 million for its second fund.
Sammasan Capital, a credit investment firm established by two former executives with GE Capital in Asia, is looking to raise up to $300 million for its debut fund.
Brett Sutton, who leads Affinity Equity Partners’ operations in Australia, has resigned from the firm after more than 15 years of service.
New Delhi-headquartered venture capital firm Venture Highway has raised $78.6 million for its second fund, which will focus on early-stage investments in technology start-ups.
GPs should be open and transparent with LPs about their previous difficulties in order to demonstrate an ability to learn from past mistakes, the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association’s (HKVCA) Asia Forum heard.
Capital committed to Asia-focused private equity managers fell 28% year-on-year to $104.4 billion in 2019, largely due to a drop-off in activity in the pan-regional buyout and venture capital segments. Investments and exits were also down on the previous...
VIG Partners believes its recent $810 million fundraise validates the firm's middle-market strategy and spur the emergence of new domestic GPs in this area
Private equity firms must move beyond approaching investments simply with an ESG mindset and cultivate a more results-driven approach to environment, social and governance issues, industry participants told the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity...
The Hong Kong government has pledged to resolve uncertainty within the private equity industry on the taxation of carried interest as part of efforts to make the territory more attractive to fund managers.
Indian investors at the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association’s (HKVCA) Asia Forum forecast rising opportunities for control deals in the early 2020s.
China’s private consumption story continues to be a driving force for PAG Asia Capital. The GP also won prizes for Deal of the Year - Large Cap and Fundraising of the Year - Large Cap