Australia’s Future Fund expanded its PE exposure by more than one third over the course of 2018, with the sovereign wealth fund citing carefully cultivated private markets exposure as one of the reasons it has comfortably outperformed superannuation...
AVCJ's daily bulletin will take a short break for the Lunar New Year holiday. Publication will resume on February 8.
AVCJ's daily bulletin is taking a short break for the festive holiday season.
Asian Venture Capital Journal was honored at the 2018 State Street Institutional Press Awards, Asia Pacific, winning three categories outright and receiving highly commended citations in two more.
Institutional investors remain committed to Asia even though distributions from funds targeting the region can be slower to come than those in the US and Western Europe, the AVCJ Forum heard.
Growing demand for information and reporting among a shifting LP base is leading Asian GPs to improve their back office structuring, investors told the AVCJ Forum.
Bain Capital completed a hattrick of wins at the 2018 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards, securing the prizes for firm of the year, deal of the year, and exit of the year – each one in the large-cap category. Quadrant Private Equity was named...
Co-investment alongside a single strategy is the most common function of separate accounts in Asia, but establishing parameters that meet the needs and rights of all stakeholders can still be challenging
Sequoia Capital India has split its investment staff, creating separate teams for India and Southeast Asia focused on venture and growth capital investments. The firm's China and US affiliates already employ a similar strategy.
Voting for the 2018 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards has now closed. Many thanks for your participation. The winners will be announced on November 12.
Portfolio companies in Asia’s emerging markets are increasingly enthusiastic about implementing environment, social and governance (ESG) policies, but only when they see clear benefits for their business
AVCJ's daily bulletin will not be published on October 1 due to the public holiday in Hong Kong marking China's National Day.
Asian family offices outperformed their counterparts globally in 2017 thanks to their relatively high exposure to private equity and emerging market public equities, according to a survey.
There will be no AVCJ bulletin on September 25 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong marking the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Nominations for the 2018 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards have now closed. The public voting stage of the process will begin around October 10.
Investors are beginning to experiment with automation in various aspects of the deal-making process. Results to date are encouraging but lack detailed cost-benefit insight
Technologies credited with completely transforming the financial sector have yet to make a dent on day-to-day operations in private equity. The status quo, however, will not last
GIC Private’s investment performance declined for the third consecutive year, with the sovereign wealth fund once again warning of uncertainty driven by high asset valuations, increased risk of monetary policy tightening, and international trade tensions.
China Investment Corporation (CIC) posted a record-high return of 17.59% on its international portfolio in 2017 – compared to 6.22% the previous year – as the sovereign wealth fund’s total assets reached $941.4 billion.
Temasek Holdings saw its net portfolio value reach S$308 billion ($235 billion) as the Singapore government-controlled investment fund stepped up its investment activity in the 12 months ended March 2018.
AVCJ's daily bulletin will not be published on Monday, July 2 due to a public holiday marking the establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
AVCJ's daily bulletin will not be published on Monday June 18 due to the public holiday in Hong Kong
Asian LPs see a shortage of qualified professionals capable of executing investment programs as the biggest obstacle to improving their private equity returns.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) continues to ramp up its exposure to Asian private equity, with called and uncalled commitments rising 27% to C$17.1 billion ($13.3 billion) for the 12 months ended March 2018.