Singapore’s GIC is leaning towards infrastructure and sustainability-related assets as part of efforts to ensure portfolio resilience in the face of continued disruption driven by inflation, chronic geopolitical risk, and rising interest rates.
Eurazeo shattered the target for its second smart city fund thanks to an agenda that dovetails with LP interest in decarbonisation. Nine Asian LPs backed the fund and 35% of the corpus will be deployed in the region
Sujoy Bose has left India’s National Investment & Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), having served as CEO of the organisation since its inception in 2016.
Tembusu Partners, a Singapore-based boutique private equity investment firm, has launched a multi-family office in conjunction with Reuss Private, a Swiss wealth management business.
Singapore’s Temasek Holdings flagged the abrupt reversal of a two-year ramp-up in valuation gains on its global direct investments across technology, healthcare, and payments on posting its worst annual return since 2016.
As fundraising slows globally, GPs in frontier markets are more dependent than ever on multilateral development banks. That’s not a major problem now, but in a long downturn, it could become one
VMS Group will reach out to fund-of-funds with China or regional mandates for its new flagship private equity fund, which is intended to mark the firm's transition from a platform that primarily serves Hong Kong family offices to one that is more institutional...
Wollemi Capital, an Australia-based investment firm that targets climate-related businesses globally, has raised AUD 220m (USD 147m) in Series A funding anchored by Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).
University endowment Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST) put JPY 9.96trn (USD 69.7bn) to work in its first 12 months in operation, with JPY 64.3bn going into alternatives.
The Dietrich Foundation, which has one of the highest China PE and VC allocations of any US LP, is cautious on the market but not disengaged. Meanwhile, India and Southeast Asia are becoming more interesting
EmergeVest is facing legal action from one of its LPs – also a key early partner in the formation of the firm’s global logistics platform, EV Cargo – who wants to receive his share of the principal and profits.
Australian middle market GP Adamantem Capital has reached a first close of AUD 150m (USD 100m) on its debut environmental opportunities fund (EOF) and made a first investment from the vehicle in food packaging business PAC Trading.
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP) has appointed Bruce Crane as executive managing director and head of Asia Pacific following the retirement of Ben Chan earlier this month.
A multi-fund commitment from Hong Kong’s AIA Group to LeapFrog Investments underscores growing interest in impact strategies among Asian LPs as they hone social mandates
GIC has named Hwee Loo Tan, a 22-year veteran of the Singapore-based sovereign wealth fund, as head of Asian private equity.
A pullback by US investors is exacerbating difficult fundraising conditions in China. Most managers are either delaying their return to the market or pulling every lever to secure commitments
Japanese VC firm Global Brain has teamed up with Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance to set up a JPY 5bn (USD 35m) fund.
French development finance institution (DFI) Proparco has made a USD 35m fund commitment to Singapore’s Quadria Capital, a healthcare-focused GP active across South and Southeast Asia.
Generating liquidity and rebalancing portfolios are the overwhelming priorities for LPs looking to sell in the secondaries market in the next two years, according to Coller Capital’s latest private equity barometer survey.
Chris Lerner, formerly of Eaton Partners and MSA Capital, has established an asset management operation that will ultimately raise an Asian fund-of-funds and teamed up with US-based Bonaccord Capital Partners to expand its GP stakes business into the...
Japan Post Insurance (JPI) has launched a strategic partnership with KKR and the private equity firm’s insurance subsidiary Global Atlantic Financial Group. The deal will give JPI access to a broader range of investments and support its diversification...
Hong Kong-listed insurance company AIA Group has agreed to commit USD 200m to various funds managed by LeapFrog Investments, a UK-based impact investor with an extensive Asia footprint.
Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ) is the latest investor identified as part of an apparently sweeping reduction of Canadian pension fund exposure to China.
Qazaqstan Investment Corporation (QIC), a private equity fund-of-funds set up by the Kazakhstan government, has invested in a Southeast Asia fund managed by TVM Capital Healthcare.