Taiwan’s industrials-focused venture capital and start-up ecosystem has tilted noticeably toward consumer software in the past year. Nevertheless, the traditional heavyweights are indispensable
Regulatory uncertainty overshadowing China's technology sector is a temporary phenomenon, investors told the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum, while noting that targeting areas favored by the government remains a safe play.
Investors are targeting consumer brands with strong fundamentals or overlooked expansion angles as part of efforts to avert spiking valuations, the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum heard.
Energy transition, including innovation in power and transportation, will be the biggest investment theme in the decades to come, industry veterans told the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum.
COVID-19 has reinforced the argument for developing sectoral expertise that spans geographies, industry leaders told the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum.
Investors are pressing GPs and portfolio companies to do more on gender and cultural diversity, pointing to evidence that greater parity boosts performance, the AVCJ ESG Forum heard.
Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) and Quadrant Private Equity won the firm of the year prizes at the 2021 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards, as KKR and NewQuest Capital Partners secured two victories apiece, and Weijian Shan received the AVCJ...
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Advance Intelligence Group has used its core risk assessment technology to expand into lending and e-commerce transaction finance and services. Membership of Southeast Asia’s unicorn club is its reward
As Australia contemplates opening its tightly controlled borders and finding a way to live with COVID-19, private equity probes an opportunity set in transition yet surprisingly stable
China’s Ones aspires to become Atlassian rather than Slack, catering to software developers working on complicated projects. Effective localization is partly responsible for a surge in VC investment
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Dream Sports, operator of India’s largest fantasy sports platform, has established a $250 million venture capital unit that will invest in sports, gaming, and fitness-tech start-ups nationwide.
Harvest Capital, a China-based private equity firm that focuses on the consumer sector, has received a strategic investment of nearly $800 million from GLP – a regional logistics platform and investment manager- and Sequoia Capital China.
Japan’s Advantage Partners has broadened its investment scope with the introduction of a renewables and sustainability strategy.
Hospitals attract most of the capital and interest aimed at Vietnam healthcare. Macro tailwinds are benefiting other parts of the services ecosystem as well, but GPs don’t want to jump too early
New York makes an unexpected reappearance as the preferred IPO destination for Asian companies; the growth-stage tech investment revival continues; KKR lights up lackluster fundraising environment
Three out of five GPs in Asia Pacific would be willing to forego at least 5% of near-term profit if that sum could be invested in making their portfolio companies more resilient across a range of metrics.
Hillhouse Capital has teamed up with Asian conglomerate Jardine Matheson to pursue investment and business development opportunities in Greater China and Southeast Asia.
Myanmar's isolationism is likely to be harder to maintain this time should the military seek a return to its old ways. Investors are watching and waiting, but should they also be considering the ESG implications?
Technology-enabled businesses in China and India are the beneficiaries of a resurgence in growth capital deal flow; Japan is the sole stand-out in fundraising; IPOs continue to shine as overall exits struggle
Collwyn Tan, Hamilton Lane’s co-head of Asia investment and key point person for everything transactional in the region, unpacks the mixed signals of 2020
India’s competition regulator will conduct a study on the role of private equity in India – identifying any potential antitrust issues – in response to the asset class’ rising prominence.
Voting for the 2020 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards has now closed. Many thanks to all who participated. The winners will be announced on November 19.