Redpoint China Ventures has closed a $300 million fund focusing on early-stage investments and a $100 million opportunity fund looking to invest in growth-stage companies.
China’s Qiming Venture Partners has announced the promotion of several staff members, including Stella Zhou (pictured), who is the first person to be elevated from associate to partner within the firm.
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Industry participants have praised steps taken by the Hong Kong government to make it easier for private equity firms to operate locally, while cautioning that challenges remain regarding the regulation of managers in the territory.
Edelweiss Alternative Asset Advisors, the alternative investment arm of India’s Edelweiss Group, has raised INR92 billion ($1.3 billion) for its second fund focused on investments in Indian stressed assets.
Adrian Kerley (pictured), the investment manager responsible for private markets at Australia’s Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) will join the private equity team at IFM Investors in February.
Companies that cater to international customers currently offer the most compelling PE investment opportunities in India, but GPs are increasingly excited about the rise of new segments in the domestic market.
ChrysCapital Partners has increased its fund size and its commitment to operations in response to a maturation of the Indian market characterized by bigger deals and more opportunities to drive change
The Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) has committed $25 million to Baring Private Equity Asia’s seventh pan-regional fund, the same amount it committed to the GP’s previous vehicle.
Wooseok Jun, currently managing director and head of South Korea at Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), has been named head of Asia Pacific for the firm. He replaces Chris Heine, who retired at the end of 2018.
KKR has named David Luboff, a former senior managing director of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), to head its Asia infrastructure investment operations.
Standard Chartered's private equity team - now known as Affirma Capital - has finally secured its independence through a spin-out backed Intermediate Capital Group
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East Ventures has appointed Melisa Irene (pictured) as a partner. It is the firm’s first nomination of a woman to that position.
Chinese early-stage investor China Renaissance K2 Ventures (K2VC) has publicly attacked Next Capital - a spin-out from the venture capital firm - for allegedly stealing confidential information.
EQT has confirmed the promotion of Singapore-based Brian Chang to partner. He will be responsible for mid-market activity in Asia.
Indian private equity firm ChrysCapital has closed its eighth fund at $867 million. The vehicle was oversubscribed and the fundraising process took four months.
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The Rohatyn Group’s (TRG) Korea team has spun out to form a new private equity firm called Elevation Equity Partners.
Dhiraj Poddar, a director for TA Associates who heads the GP’s India operations, has been promoted to managing director.
Shenzhen Capital Group has reached a first close of RMB1.8 billion ($263 million) on its debut M&A fund. The vehicle has an overall target of RMB3.6 billion.
Bain Capital has reached a first and final close on its fourth Asia-focused private equity fund at the institutional hard cap of $4 billion. Employees of the firm and related parties will contribute a further $650 million.
Australian lower middle market private equity firm Advent Partners has promoted Rob Hooke to partner.
Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) has agreed to support a spin-out of Standard Chartered’s private equity business, taking the majority of the remaining $1 billion in assets off the bank’s balance sheet.