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.
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.
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.
Brett Sutton, who leads Affinity Equity Partners’ operations in Australia, has resigned from the firm after more than 15 years of service.
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.
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
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
Private equity investors in China should prioritize discipline on valuations and operational capabilities rather than spend their time worrying about macroeconomic risks, according to David Liu, chairman and founder of DCP Capital.
After establishing artificial intelligence units for Google and Baidu, Andrew Ng famously declared AI “the new electricity” and launched AI Fund, an incubator with a $175 million war chest
Uncertainty continued to weigh on China private equity deal flow last year, leaving plenty of capital sitting on the sidelines waiting to reengage. GPs see diversification as an antidote to competition
Grace Lee (pictured), has been appointed COO at Qiming Venture Partners, in addition to her existing roles as a partner and CFO – one of several people moves within the Chinese venture capital firm.
Ascendent Capital Partners has closed its third China fund with more than $1 billion in commitments, having increased the hard cap.
Aditya Sharma, who makes investments in India for TA Associates, has been promoted from senior vice president to principal.
VIG Partners has closed its fourth Korea-focused fund at $810 million, with approximately half the commitments coming from international investors. This compares to 30% for Fund III, which closed at $600 million in 2017.
A selection of the transfers, promotions, arrivals and departures in the private equity community in 2019
What industry participants had to say at AVCJ events on co-investment, technology opportunities in Vietnam, what LPs want to hear from GPs, Indian buyouts, long-dated funds, and late-stage deals in China deployment during times of uncertainty, responding...
Filter Capital, an Indian private equity firm established last year by ex-Warburg Pincus executive Nitin Nayar, has appointed Sumit Sinha as a co-founder and managing partner.
The Blackstone Group has promoted Amit Jain to partner and senior managing director covering India, effective January 1.
Kurt Bjorklund, a co-managing partner at Permira, explains how a sector-focused investment style is becoming indispensable in Asia’s competitive and disruption-prone markets
CHAMP Private Equity became CPE Capital earlier this year, following a leadership transition. The Australian GP has also refined its middle market investment strategy, emphasizing functional expertise
Difficult economic and political conditions bode well for the Korean PE industry in the near term, according to Michael Chung (pictured), head of Korea at Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA).