FountainVest Partners has set a target of $2.8 billion for its fourth China-focused fund, with a first close of more than $1 billion expected as soon as this week.
Irregular fund structures, including single-asset platforms, are often the most appropriate inroad for investors in developing Asia. But it has taken a pandemic to bring them to the fore
Gaorong Capital has closed its fifth US dollar-denominated fund with commitments of $1.15 billion. It brings the Chinese venture capital firm's assets under management to about $4 billion.
ByteDance spinout BA Capital has raised $147 million for its second renminbi-denominated fund and is also raising a US dollar vehicle. Backing consumer brands that resonate with young people underpins the investment thesis
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Singapore’s Temasek Holdings has created a holding company for its four asset management units – including private equity-focused Azalea Investment Management and venture debt business InnoVen Capital – to provide more support in areas such as third-party...
Bain Capital has launched a dedicated Japan fund with a target of JPY100 billion ($946 million) as local and foreign managers ready themselves for a much-anticipated rise in buyout deal flow in the country.
KKR has surpassed the $12.5 billion target for its fourth pan-Asian buyout fund, with a final close expected at the end of this year or early in 2021.
Investcorp will establish an environment, social and governance (ESG) pilot project in India as a stepping stone to implementing a global framework.
Redpoint China Ventures spun out from its US parent in 2016, but the knowledge it retained – and the communication that remains – has been key to moving early on enterprise technology
GPs like targeting banks during downturns, investing in stronger players at discount valuations and backing them to come out the other side with increased market share. Will it be more of the same with COVID-19?
Australia’s AMP Capital has doubled down on its Asia Pacific infrastructure debt strategy with the creation of a dedicated team based across Sydney and Singapore.
Inspiration Capital, a spinout from Qiming Venture Partners, has raised RMB500 million for its debut fund that focuses on cleantech and advanced manufacturing investments in China
BA Capital, a Shanghai-based venture capital firm also known as Black Ant Capital, has raised RMB1 billion ($147 million) for its second renminbi-denominated fund.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has closed its fourth Japan mid-market fund at $450 million after approximately three months in the market.
With $600 million in dry powder in its third Huaxing Growth Capital US dollar-denominated fund, China Renaissance has demonstrated a willingness to deploy while others hold back
Increased standardization on disclosure has improved the visibility LPs have into how private equity firms are using subscription credit lines, but they must be mindful of attempts to loosen terms.
Lightspeed Venture Partners has formalized its Southeast Asian practice with the nomination of Akshay Bhushan (pictured) as head of a new Singapore office and three additional hires.
Joseph Wan, previously a Hong Kong-based operating partner for European private equity firm Cinven, has established a multi-family office called Anchor Strategic Partners.
Working from home has been a mixed experience for women in private equity, with greater flexibility counterbalanced by heightened feelings of isolation in environments that are already dominated by men.
Australia's Adamantem Capital launched its second fund shortly before COVID-19 began to escalate, but the first close still features sizeable commitments from new investors that were unable to perform due diligence in-person
Indian private equity managers expect further industry consolidation as the survivors from the last wave refine their approaches to investment, including the slow crawl towards more control deals.
Gaja Capital has entrenched itself in the Indian private equity firmament by focusing on domestic mid-market businesses often overlooked by those looking to write larger checks
LPs told the AVCJ India Virtual Forum that Indian private equity firms may struggle to raise capital from international investors if they don't make progress on environment, social and governance (ESG) issues.