Traditionally the overlooked, underappreciated or misrepresented facet of ESG, governance is gaining prominence in emerging markets private equity as investors reassess risk exposure
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) closed a record nine direct private equity deals in Asia during the 2019 financial year, while writing down one of its largest existing co-investments in the region.
The bloom has faded from the rose in emerging markets in recent years, which means it is an opportune time to invest in these geographies, according to David Rubenstein (pictured), co-founder and co-executive chairman of The Carlyle Group.
A booming domestic market and lack of success stories will likely keep outbound expansion a low priority for Vietnam’s investors and entrepreneurs until a suitable market niche can be found
AVCJ's daily bulletin will not be published on May 13 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong.
AVCJ's daily bulletin will not be published on Wednesday, May 1 due to the Labor Day public holiday in Hong Kong.
AVCJ's daily bulletin will take a short break for the Easter holiday. Publication will resume on April 23.
AVCJ's daily bulletin will not be published on April 5 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong for the Ching Ming Festival.
Investors share the most important qualities that can help Chinese GPs gain traction in a challenging fundraising environment
Contract manufacturers are reconsidering their exposure to China in the light of trade tensions with the US. Southeast Asia stands to benefit, but companies will have to navigate an increasingly complicated landscape
The private equity industry in Asia is bifurcating on various trend lines around fundraising, exits, and institutionalization. GPs may require a more complex playbook to survive and thrive
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.