Demand for technology exposure among India’s most affluent is intensifying. Family offices may vary in profile, experience, and mode of access, but they all want a piece of the latest hot start-up
Southeast Asia-focused Openspace Ventures has reached a first close of $120 million on its debut growth fund, which will primarily participate in follow-on rounds for existing portfolio companies.
Southeast Asian GPs jockey for global attention with mixed results as the largest LPs continue to hesitate to commit to the region. A trickle of investment fuels theories about how to get more
PAG has closed its second growth fund, which makes middle-market investments – predominantly in China – that fall below the minimum check size for its pan-Asian vehicle at $525 million.
Suyi Kim, head of Asia Pacific at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), has been named senior managing director and global head of private equity.
The lack of a reliable IPO channel is a longstanding exit obstacle for venture capital investors in India. Domestic listings may, unexpectedly, prove to be the answer
Engagement, efficiency, and accountability are the driving forces behind reforms to Australia’s superannuation system. But could private equity lose out in a race to the middle on returns?
Temasek Holdings shook off last year’s retraction in value to post its highest shareholder return in 11 years, with the overall portfolio reaching a record S$381 billion ($281 billion) for the 12 months ended March.
LPs cannot survive indefinitely on re-ups and new commitments to managers they know well. Questions are being asked internally as to what it would take to back an Asian GP sight unseen
Having made his name in Asia secondaries at Paul Capital, Jason Sambanju struck out on his own in 2017 with Foundation Private Equity. He explains why there is room for a local GP dedicated to LP-style deals
Having built out its business aggressively in Europe in recent years, Tikehau Capital is eyeing steady Asian expansion. This means more PE investment in the region and – potentially – more strategic additions
Tikehau Capital has taken a majority interest in dedicated Asia secondaries investor Foundation Private Equity, supporting the firm’s $110 million first close on its debut fund.
Future Fund, Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation, and Sunsuper have agreed to buy a 49% interest in Telstra’s Australian mobile tower network at a valuation of A$5.9 billion ($4.4 billion).
Venturi Partners, a Singapore-based consumer-focused investment firm established by a former Verlinvest executive in the region, has completed a $100 million first close on its debut fund.
More than half of LPs continue to establish new GP relationships at the same rate as before the pandemic, according to the latest installment of Coller Capital’s global private equity barometer survey.
The rapid ascent of single-asset continuation vehicles in the US and Europe might be emulated in Asia, but investors are approaching the market with measured optimism
The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) – formerly the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) – has made commitments to funds being raised by Southeast Asia-focused Openspace Ventures and India’s Chiratae Ventures.
Six-year-old Unicorn Capital Partners has closed its latest China VC vehicle at the hard cap of $450 million, proving there is demand for fund-of-funds that offer something different
Myanmar has proven unique among Asia’s frontier markets in terms of volatility and risk. As its ongoing humanitarian and political catastrophe deepens, a sense of helplessness has taken root
Canadian pension fund OMERS, an established infrastructure investor in Asia, is beginning to make its mark regionally in private equity. Post-pandemic China has provided a foothold
Institutional investors are encouraged by the progress Vietnam has made in terms of macroeconomic stability and ease of doing business, but they are still waiting for the local private equity ecosystem to reach its next level of maturity.
David Swensen, head of the Yale University endowment who pioneered a new approach to institutional investment management, has died aged 67 following a long battle with cancer.
Global outsourced investment office (OCIO) Partners Capital has appointed Emmanuel Pitsilis, formerly a senior partner at McKinsey & Company, as managing director and co-head of Asia Pacific.
Various structural tailwinds are driving the development of Asia’s middle-market private credit space. This doesn’t necessarily make it any easier to raise funds for the strategy