As one of oldest GPs in South Korea, IMM Private Equity has helped to show both domestic and global investors that the PE community can bring major benefits to the country’s corporate sector
Just over two years after its founders spun out from KKR, DCP Capital has raised China’s joint-largest first-time fund on record. The firm sees opportunities emerging in a changing commercial environment
Singapore-based VC investor Jungle Ventures has reached a first close of $175 million on its third Southeast Asia-focused fund. The vehicle has an overall target of $220 million.
Singapore-based investor Golden Equator has received a S$24.6 million ($18 million) strategic investment from a group of high net worth individuals and sovereign wealth funds.
Panacea Venture, a Chinese GP founded by KPCB alumnus James Huang that specializes in early-stage healthcare investments, has closed its debut fund at approximately $180 million.
Stefanus Hadiwidjaja, an Indonesia-based managing director with Southeast Asia private equity firm Creador, discusses deal sourcing, entrepreneur engagement, and cross-border expansion strategies
DCP Capital – a PE firm established by David Liu (pictured) and Julian Wolhardt, who previously held leadership positions with KKR in China – has closed its debut fund with around $2.5 billion in commitments. It comprises a US dollar-denominated tranche...
NewQuest Capital Partners, an Asia-focused secondaries specialist in which TPG Capital acquired a minority stake last year, has set a target of $850 million for its fourth fund.
Two executives from The Abraaj Group, including founder Arif Naqvi, have been arrested on US fraud charges relating to the collapse of the growth markets-focused private equity firm.
Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA), an Australia-listed food and beverage distributor for Coca-Cola and several other food brands, has established a branch of its venture capital unit Amatil X in Indonesia.
Shiyu Capital, which focuses on growth-stage investments in Chinese healthcare companies, has closed its second renminbi-denominated fund at RMB3.2 billion ($477 million), beating the RMB3 billion target.
DCL Investments, a China-based distressed debt and special situations manager, is targeting around $500 million for its first US dollar-denominated fund, hoping to leverage renewed interest from foreign investors in this space.
The Longreach Group has leveraged rising appetite for exposure to Japan’s middle market with a $650 million close for its latest buyout fund. Increased global participation contributed to the result
China’s tech sector is gripped by uncertainty, but some GPs will do anything to avoid marking down their portfolios. LPs are entitled to ask whether unicorns are still worthy of a billion-dollar valuation
China-based Harvest Capital, formerly known as Sino-Can Harvest Capital (SCHC), has reached a first close on its new consumer-focused fund at RMB3 billion ($446 million).
HSBC Private Banking has raised approximately $300 million from its clients for Baring Private Equity Asia’s latest pan-regional fund.
Source Code Capital, a Chinese VC firm founded by Yi Cao (pictured), formerly a partner at Sequoia Capital China, has closed two new US dollar vehicles at $570 million.
The Indian government-backed National Investment & Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) has teamed up with Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) to launch a platform that will invest up to $2 billion in local toll road projects.
Hian Goh knows better than most Southeast Asian VC investors the cultural barriers that discourage the region’s entrepreneurs. With Openspace Ventures he aims to provide start-ups the support they need
Lip-Bu Tan, founder of Walden International, advised delegates at Intel Capital’s global summit to prioritize trust in local partners when considering investments in China.
Gobi Partners has launched a $20 million fund with Fatima Ventures, the corporate VC arm of Pakistani conglomerate Fatima Group, to tap opportunities in the country.
The Longreach Group has reached a final close of $650 million on its third North Asia-focused mid-market buyout fund.
Pedro Urquidi, global co-portfolio manager and head of distressed debt for Europe and Asia for Oaktree Capital, will relocate to the firm’s Hong Kong office to play a more active role in its Asia business.
The private equity industry in Asia is bifurcating on various trend lines around fundraising, exits, and institutionalization. GPs may require a more complex playbook to survive and thrive