Asia-based private equity firms are assigning more dedicated resources to environment, social, and governance (ESG) programmes, but policy changes have slowed in the past 12 months, in part due to concerns raised internally and by LPs, according to a...
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Jean Eric Salata, head of BPEA EQT and chair of EQT Asia, on the benefits of diversification, why Asia’s limited reliance on leverage could lead to better relative performance, and being creative with liquidity
Pools of institutional – and less institutional – capital in Asia are deepening, but it remains a multi-speed market with some investors just beginning their alternatives journey and others achieving maturity
Large LPs concentrating their GP relationships is comfortably the biggest fundraising challenge facing private equity firms in Asia Pacific, according to a survey featured in the latest edition of Dechert’s global private equity report.
Kedaara Capital is looking to raise up to USD 1.5bn for its fourth India middle-market fund, having edged past the USD 1bn mark in the previous vintage.
The Riverside Company has added two principals to its Australia investment team as its assets under management (AUM) in the country cross the AUD 1.5bn (USD 965m).
Fundraising difficulties at home are prompting some US and European GPs to target Asian capital pools that they previously overlooked. It requires patience and persistence
Partners Group has recruited Tatsuro Aoyama to its private wealth team in Japan with a brief to build out relationships with local distribution partners.
Flourish Ventures, a US-based emerging markets financial technology investor with a strong Asia focus, has secured USD 350m for future deployments from its sole LP, eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.
Healthcare investor OrbiMed has raised USD 4.3bn for its latest set of global funds, including its fifth Asia-focused vehicle.
Australia-based Pacific Equity Partners quietly launched a credit strategy – PEP Capital Solutions – in 2021 and has since deployed AUD 700m (USD 445m). Jake Haines, a managing director at the firm, explains where it has gone
Specialist healthcare investor CBC Group has reached a second close on its China-focused life science real assets fund with USD 875m in commitments.
Sequoia Capital has been targeted by a US Congressional committee seeking more details on its investments in semiconductors, quantum computing, and artificial intelligence (AI) in China over the past 13 years.
The combination of a maturing Asian private equity landscape and a fast-emerging continuation fund opportunity is placing greater emphasis on the role of the LP advisory committee
China fundraising stays strong, across US dollar and renminbi, despite regulatory concerns; Australia confounds general slowdown in Asia PE investment; exits demonstrate promise if not results
South Korean mid-market private equity firm VIG Partners has launched its fifth fund with a target of USD 1.1bn, seeking to replicate the even split between domestic and foreign capital achieved in the previous vintage.
Ed Huang, who has spent the last two-and-a-half years as COO of The Blackstone Group’s Asia private equity business, will become the firm’s head of private wealth solutions for the region.
Singapore-based Jungle Ventures has launched a Southeast Asia-India seed programme, claiming a first-of-its-kind investment structure to limit dilution for founders.
Indonesia-focused East Ventures and Korea’s SV Investment have launched dedicated Southeast Asia-Korea fund with a target of USD 100m.
Orion Capital Asia, a private credit manager that spun out from Olympus Capital Asia three years ago, has reached a first close of USD 205m on its third fund.
Secondaries investor TR Capital has established a second base in India – and sixth region-wide – with the opening of an office in New Delhi.
Navis Capital Partners wants to raise as much as USD 1.3bn for its ninth Asia fund, which is being primed for a formal launch early in the new year.
Impact investor LeapFrog Investments expects to close its fourth flagship fund in February, with a source close to the situation adding that "a significant share" of the targeted USD 1bn has already been raised.