Travel restrictions forced Mekong Capital to look closer to home when raising its latest fund, but the manager was already building out a more Asia-centric LP base
Myanmar-based private equity firm Ascent Capital Partners has strengthened its leadership with the naming of two new managing partners. It follows a final close for the firm’s debut fund.
KKR has reached a final close on its first Asia Pacific-dedicated infrastructure fund at the hard cap of $3.9 billion. It is being called the largest pan-regional infrastructure fund ever raised.
Vietnamese private equity firm Mekong Capital has closed its fourth flagship middle-market fund at $246 million, more than twice the size of its predecessor vehicle.
The Blackstone Group has appointed Eiichi Hasegawa, who most recently served as an advisor to former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as a senior advisor in the country.
What industry participants had to say on China IPOs, conducting due diligence on GPs, waiting for distress opportunities, working from home, co-underwriting deals, and sensible recruitment policies
A selection of the transfers, promotions, arrivals and departures in the private equity community in 2020
Chinese technology and healthcare investor Oceanpine Capital has completed its first external fundraise with $400 million in commitments.
PAG has named Koichi Ito, previously of Credit Suisse, and Yoichi Tamagawa, formerly of Marunouchi Capital, as co-heads of its Japan private equity business.
Sanjay Nayar, who helped establish KKR’s India operations and currently serves as country CEO, will relinquish his leadership responsibilities and transition to a chairman role.
Previously chief machine intelligence scientist at Alibaba Cloud, Wanli Min is now applying his deep technology expertise to investment at North Summit Capital. He explains what kind of innovation makes him tick
Quadrant Private Equity has completed another rapid fundraise, taking just five weeks to achieve a final close of A$1.24 billion ($938 million) on its latest Australia and New Zealand mid-market vehicle.
With diversity and inclusion becoming a priority for institutional investors, GPs are being asked to demonstrate a willingness to take meaningful action. The challenge is often knowing where to start
Social Impact Partners (SIP), a Hong Kong-based venture philanthropy organization supported by several private equity firms, has been drawing on industry resources to support portfolio organizations that face financial and operational challenges because...
IMM Private Equity will complete fundraising for its fourth Korea-focused vehicle at the end of this month, with KRW2 trillion ($1.8 billion) in commitments. It caps a year in which the firm expects to close two new investments and agree exits on three...
Cathay Capital has named Matthieu van der Elst, formerly CEO of France’s Michelin Ventures, as its first chief impact officer.
The enforced adoption of virtual communications points to longer-term changes in investor relations, from annual general meetings to informal catch-ups. GPs must find ways to stand out
The process of coming up with a name for a venture capital firm in China can be fraught with challenges around linguistic and cultural differences as well as questions about brand and values
Integral Corporation has become the second independent Japanese private equity manager since the global financial crisis to surpass $1 billion in fund size, closing its fourth mid-market buyout vehicle at the hard cap of JPY123.8 billion ($1.18 billion).
A wave of portfolio restructuring is likely as LPs turn to the secondary market to reshape their private equity exposure, source new credit facilities or dispose of assets to remedy liquidity shortfalls, and review co-investment policies, Coller Capital’s...
KVP, the VC unit of Japanese mobile games company KLab, has spun out as an independent entity under the name Anobaka.
Vineet Rai’s career in impact investing started before the concept really existed. Spurred – but also slightly troubled – by mainstream awareness, he has big plans for India-based Aavishkaar Group
Swapping a traditional fund for a less familiar corporate vehicle represented a gamble for Equis, but the Asian infrastructure manager was confident its approach would make sense to a subset of investors
500 Startups has launched a Cambodian unit in partnership with Khmer Enterprise, a start-up ecosystem support arm of the local government’s Entrepreneurship Development Fund.