Brian Chi, who previously spent more than a decade making China investments for The Blackstone Group and Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA), has joined Loyal Valley Capital as a partner.
Tigerlily, an Australian swimwear brand acquired by Crescent Capital Partners in 2017, has entered administration following a collapse in sales attributed to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Lucian Schöenefelder has been appointed head of Asia technology investments in Asia. He previously performed a similar role for the firm in Europe.
The coronavirus outbreak appears to be fast-tracking a long-expected economic downturn. The situation is very different from the aftermath of the global financial crisis, but PE investors may still draw instruction from the events of 2008-2009
IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India’s Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), has announced the departure of CEO Krishna Kumar Gangadharan.
The difficulties NZ Super encountered with its now-defunct global direct investment unit offer pointers for Australian LPs looking at how to resource and structure co-investment programs
Signs are converging that increased retail investor participation in private equity is inevitable. Myriad roadblocks around access, alignment, and infrastructure will inhibit the transition
Martin Tschopp, head of Prosus Ventures – formerly a VC arm of South African media conglomerate Naspers – discusses future plans and emerging internet consumer trends
Burda Principal Investments (BPI), the investment arm of European technology and media company Hubert Burda Media, has promoted Albert Shyy to managing director and head of Asia.
CDH Investments has closed its sixth flagship US dollar-denominated fund with $1.5 billion in commitments. The initial target was $2.5 billion.
Korea’s SK Telecom has spun out its digital healthcare development unit to form a joint venture (JV) with local private equity firm Newlake Alliance Management.
Asian private equity investors face considerable challenges in 2020 with the coronavirus outbreak likely to exacerbate existing concerns around an impending global downturn, a drop-off in exits and dwindling deal-making activity in China, according to...
Large GPs are screening public companies more carefully so they can get comfortable with elevated valuations for public-to-private deals. At what point does discomfort become the default option?
China GPs are trying to navigate the coronavirus uncertainty and help portfolio companies pick up the pieces, whether that means cutting costs or realizing new revenue streams
Quadria Capital, a Singapore-headquartered private equity firm that invests in healthcare companies across India and Southeast Asia, has raised $595 million for its second fund.
Jean Eric Salata has built Baring Private Equity Asia from a one-man-shop into a firm with $20 billion in assets, negotiating financial crises and changing economic realities. He has never been one to stand still
The Australian government has accumulated $365 million for a fund that will support small businesses. Private equity investors are unsure why it’s necessary and how it will be managed
A handful of bad experiences have made Australia’s public market investors wary of private equity-backed IPOs. This doesn’t mean offerings can’t get done, but the industry must address its profile problem
The thinking behind EQT’s decision to open a Sydney office sheds some light on the need among investors to bring more than firepower to a pricey and competitive market
Anthony Kerwick, a managing director at Australia’s Adamantem Capital, on the coronavirus impact, helping capital constrained companies, and why he avoids using the term ‘proprietary’
Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan (pictured) has promised to have a tax regime for the treatment of carried interest in place within a year, though he stopped short of specifying how big any concessions might be.
Australia has seen plenty of spinouts in recent years, with outcomes ranging from a $2 billion first-time fund to deal-by-deal strategies. Is local LP support essential in getting wider traction?
A relentless curiosity about the Indian consumer’s journey has helped DSG Consumer Partners carve out a niche in the early stage investment space for companies with emerging local brands
Indian venture capital investor Blume ventures achieved a final close of $102m on Blume Ventures Fund III, its third early-stage fund.