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.
AVCJ’s daily bulletin will not be published on July 1 due to a public holiday marking the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
AVCJ’s daily bulletin will not be published on June 14 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong.
Increased participation by PE investors in minority technology deals in Asia – and the significant contribution this has made to recent industry performance – should not be cause for concern, according to Juan Delgado-Moreira, vice chairman at Hamilton...
AVCJ’s daily bulletin will not be published on May 19 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong.
SoftBank Group has increased its commitment to Vision Fund 2 from $10 billion to $30 billion after a revival in the fortunes of Vision Fund 1 meant the company returned to profit over the past 12 months.
AVCJ's daily bulletin is taking a short break for the Easter holiday. Publication will resume on April 7.
Fund management has become China Renaissance’s largest source of revenue, seven years after the firm – best known for providing private placement and M&A advisory services to Chinese internet companies – entered the private equity business.
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.
Openspace Ventures launched its $200 million third fund comfortable in the knowledge that the first two were top-quartile performers. IPOs, trade sales and partial secondary exits have all played a role
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A selection of India-based assets that remain in the portfolios of Accel Partners, Aditya Birla Private Equity, BanyanTree Finance Private, Faering Capital, and Helion Venture Partners
AVCJ's daily bulletin will take a short break for the Lunar New Year holiday. Publication will resume on February 16.
Quadrant Private Equity has become the first Asia Pacific-based manager to make the top 10 in the HEC-Dow Jones Private Equity Performance Ranking.
AVCJ's daily bulletin is taking a short break for the festive holiday season.
A wave of portfolio restructuring is likely as LPs turn to the secondary market to reshape their private equity exposure, source new credit facilities or dispose of assets to remedy liquidity shortfalls, and review co-investment policies, Coller Capital’s...
Asia-focused buyout managers do not expect an economic downturn to impact the returns underwritten into investments at the portfolio level as long as leveraged financing remains competitively priced and new paths to liquidity continue to emerge.
AVCJ’s daily bulletin will not be published on October 26 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong.
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.
AVCJ's daily bulletin will not be published on October 1 or 2 due to consecutive public holidays in Hong Kong.
Temasek Holdings has deployed a record S$32 billion ($23.3 billion) in the past year – with technology and healthcare the main beneficiaries – even as the impact of COVID-19 saw its overall portfolio shrink in value for the first time since 2016.
Future Fund has posted its first yearly negative return since the global financial crisis, amid economic chaos caused by COVID-19, and rebalanced its private equity portfolio as part of efforts to avoid “excessive risk.”
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Singapore’s GIC Private said that steps taken last year to de-risk its portfolio – reducing its allocation to equities in favor of cash and evaluating deals with more caution – have limited the negative impact of COVID-19.