Driven by an existing portfolio that includes workforce management platform Deputy, Australia's EVP successfully tapped high net worth investors for its $25 million second fund
An increase in GP-led transactions propelled Asia secondary market volume to $7.8 billion last year, and more of the same is expected in 2019 – once managers have adjusted their mark-to-market valuations following fourth-quarter volatility in the public...
Partners Group has recruited Ravi Jeyaraj, formerly of Navis Capital Partners, as head of private equity direct investments in Australia.
Intudo Ventures has raised $50 million for its second Indonesia-focused fund, drawing on strong support from international investors such as Founders Fund
Hong Kong is introducing various initiatives intended to encourage private equity firms to bring more of their operations onshore. A failure to act may see Singapore emerge as Asia’s jurisdiction of choice
Lilly Asia Ventures (LAV) has closed its fifth healthcare fund – which operates globally but primarily backs companies with a China angle – at the hard cap of $750 million. It represents a meaningful step up in size from the $450 million raised for...
Having raised $250 million for its third India healthcare fund, Invascent Capital plans to take advantage of a greater willingness among entrepreneurs to work with financial investors
Over the last 20 years ChrysCapital Partners has become one of India’s most prominent private equity firms. The GP cites an internal culture of free and open discussion as the key to its sustained success
Should you take a 3x return today or wait for a potentially larger exit next year? For GPs, this decision is complicated by fears of a downturn, the timing of future fundraises, and conflicting LP feedback
Allianz Investment Management, a unit of insurance giant Allianz Group, has invested over $200 million in a private debt platform managed by Edelweiss Alternative Asset Advisors, the alternative investment arm of India’s Edelweiss Group.
TPG Capital has closed its seventh pan-Asian fund at $4.6 billion after approximately two years in the market. The vehicle is already 40% committed across 12 companies.
General Atlantic has opened an office in Indonesia, citing a need for an intensified local presence to leverage strong domestic growth trends in the firm’s core domains of technology, financial services, healthcare, and consumer.
Ascendent Capital Partners is seeking $800 million for its third China mid-market fund. The GP closed its previous vehicle at $600 million in 2015.
Redpoint China Ventures secures $400 million for its traditional early-stage investments as well as for an expansion into growth round coverage
Invascent Capital, an Indian healthcare-focused GP, has closed its third vehicle at the hard cap of $250 million.
The expansion of private equity activity in developing markets is translating into greater due diligence pressure on LPs seeking reliable fund managers. Solutions are intuitive but difficult
Indian asset management and equity research firm Quantum Advisors has launched a $1 billion investment fund that will take a PE-style approach to driving environmental, social, and governance (ESG) improvements in listed companies.
The Longreach Group, a mid-market North Asia buyout firm that has a particular focus on Japan, has promoted Takuya Sato (pictured) to partner.
Randy Kwei, one of the early movers in Asian private equity and more recently an advisory partner at middle-market buyout firm Shaw Kwei & Partners, has died at the age of 83.
Asian start-ups are under increasing pressure to head off competition by pursuing global expansion agendas in their earliest stages of development. They must pay careful attention to social disparities
Värde Partners has promoted Haseeb Malik, a senior managing director based in its Singapore office and head of Asia corporate and traded credit, to partner. It is one of three senior promotions announced by the firm worldwide.
Heath Zarin has taken EmergeVest out of the Asian private equity mainstream, leveraging a specialist strategy and operational expertise to create the UK’s largest private logistics business
Edelweiss Alternative Asset Advisors expands its India distress agenda with a new fund mandated for both direct debt buyouts and equity investments
The decision to commit due diligence resources to a potential co-investment balances complex factors around timing, strategy, and relational comfort. Efficiency and patience are indispensable virtues