ESR, an Asia Pacific-focused logistics real estate platform, has formed a joint venture with Singapore’s GIC Private with a view to investing $500 million in high-quality facilities in China.
China-focused venture capital fund-of-funds Unicorn Capital Partners, which has raised $350 million for its latest vehicle, expects consolidation in the tech investment space as underperforming GPs flounder
Grace Lee (pictured), has been appointed COO at Qiming Venture Partners, in addition to her existing roles as a partner and CFO – one of several people moves within the Chinese venture capital firm.
Ascendent Capital Partners has closed its third China fund with more than $1 billion in commitments, having increased the hard cap.
Longzhong Xinyi, a venture capital firm established by Hailong Xiang (pictured), formerly a senior executive at Baidu, has raised RMB200 million ($29 million) for its debut fund.
Aditya Sharma, who makes investments in India for TA Associates, has been promoted from senior vice president to principal.
VIG Partners has closed its fourth Korea-focused fund at $810 million, with approximately half the commitments coming from international investors. This compares to 30% for Fund III, which closed at $600 million in 2017.
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Filter Capital, an Indian private equity firm established last year by ex-Warburg Pincus executive Nitin Nayar, has appointed Sumit Sinha as a co-founder and managing partner.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has committed $225 million to India Resurgence Fund (India RF), a distressed assets investment platform established by Bain Capital Credit and Piramal Enterprises.
The Blackstone Group has promoted Amit Jain to partner and senior managing director covering India, effective January 1.
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Indonesia-based early-stage investor Alpha JWC Ventures has closed its second fund oversubscribed at $123 million.
China-headquartered Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is set to anchor two private equity funds, including an energy-focused vehicle, with a total commitment of $125 million.
Kurt Bjorklund, a co-managing partner at Permira, explains how a sector-focused investment style is becoming indispensable in Asia’s competitive and disruption-prone markets
Temasek Holdings-owned Azalea Asset Management previously used debt structures to give high net worth investors PE exposure. Its $650 million fund-of-funds is the firm’s first direct equity offering
CHAMP Private Equity became CPE Capital earlier this year, following a leadership transition. The Australian GP has also refined its middle market investment strategy, emphasizing functional expertise
Difficult economic and political conditions bode well for the Korean PE industry in the near term, according to Michael Chung (pictured), head of Korea at Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA).
India’s 3one4 Capital has closed its latest venture capital fund with INR4 billion ($57 million) in commitments and raised INR450 million for seed investment vehicle.
Lefei Sun, who helped establish and now leads General Atlantic’s healthcare and life sciences business in China, has been promoted to managing director.
Fundraising, investment and exits in Asia are unlikely to match last year as pan-regional funds take a back seat, large-cap buyouts remain in short supply, growth-stage tech loses its edge, and IPOs flounder
UniSA Ventures, a tech commercialization unit of the University of South Australia, has secured A$45 million ($31 million) from a group of Chinese investors for an Australia-focused biotechnology fund.