Everstone Capital has been chosen by the governments of India and the UK as a co-manager of the Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF), a PE vehicle set up to invest in sustainable infrastructure projects in India with a target of GBP500 million ($710 million).
Indonesia is an attractive market for private equity investors thanks to its strong macro fundamentals, but sourcing large-cap deals remains a protracted process as family owners look for partners they can trust
Archer Capital, one of Australia’s largest private equity players, has abandoned plans to raise a sixth fund, with founding partner and CEO Peter Wiggs (pictured) set to retire from the firm.
PAG Asia Capital is looking to raise $4.5 billion for its third pan-regional fund, reflecting the trend among Asia’s top-tier managers to push for ever larger pools of capital.
Four years after its founders left their previous jobs with KKR in India, SeaLink Capital Partners has closed its debut fund. Now the GP is on the look-out for opportunities in the middle market
The quality of a private equity firm’s AGM says a lot about the quality of the firm itself. LPs make their assessments based on informal conversations and observations as much as what happens on stage
Ryan Shelswell has been named head of Asia Pacific at Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), succeeding Chris Heine, who will retire from the company.
Global GPs have the potential to draw fresh sources of capital to Asia's impact investment funds
The Japan Private Equity Association is pushing its members towards a performance benchmarking system in the hope that it will help persuade more foreign LPs to back local managers
Bain Capital Credit and Piramal Enterprises have set a target of $1 billion for their joint venture focused on Indian distressed assets.
Partners Group has launched a dedicated impact investment strategy designed to achieve attractive risk-adjusted financial returns alongside measurable, positive social and environmental impact.
The Blackstone Group’s Strategic Capital Holdings Fund has acquired a minority interest in Asia-focused alternative investment firm PAG for an undisclosed sum.
Investors appear to be discounting Asia risk in the face of rising political concerns, ranging from North Korea to Myanmar
Daniel D'Aniello, co-founder and chairman emeritus of The Carlyle Group, discusses the evolution of private equity
Global PE firms are launching impact funds tailored to appeal to institutional investors that have so far largely ignored the space. There will be growing pains, but the benefits should be wide-ranging
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has exited its remaining stake in The Blackstone Group, ending an investment of nearly 11 years.
Asian GPs are putting themselves at unnecessary risk by failing to prioritize cybersecurity. However, even smaller players with fewer resources at their disposal can implement effective countermeasures
Permanent and long-term capital structures are an attractive proposition for a wide range of players in Asia’s PE market, but bringing them from theory into practice presents numerous challenges
Brand Capital, an investment arm of India’s The Times Group, has named Sam Subramaniam as its CEO.
Australia-listed private equity firm Blue Sky Alternative Investments has raised A$100 million ($78 million) through the sale of new shares.
Tony Jiang spent a decade at The Carlyle Group before co-founding Ocean Link, China’s first travel and tourism-focused PE firm. He shares his thoughts on the rise sector specialization
From privatizations to succession planning to corporate carve-outs, China-focused GPs are seeing an increasing number of control buyout opportunities. But are they positioned to take full advantage?
The perception that private equity firms introducing additional strategies will boost their fee income but at the expense of overall returns is unfounded, provided expansion is conducted thoughtfully and alignment of interest is maintained.
Canadian asset manager Fiera Capital Corporation has acquired Hong Kong-based credit and special situations investor Clearwater Capital Partners.