Sequoia Capital has been targeted by a US Congressional committee seeking more details on its investments in semiconductors, quantum computing, and artificial intelligence (AI) in China over the past 13 years.
The combination of a maturing Asian private equity landscape and a fast-emerging continuation fund opportunity is placing greater emphasis on the role of the LP advisory committee
Regulatory pressures are encouraging Chinese VC firms to end longstanding US affiliations, but the impact of impending legislation – even sight unseen – cuts deeper into investor sentiment on China
The strong momentum behind sustainable and responsible investment policies globally has begun to ruffle feathers in the US. Asian private equity should recognise this as a relevant warning
GGV Capital’s Asia business will sever ties with the firm’s international operation – switching to separate partnerships and a distinct brand – as venture capital continues to feel the impact of the US and China’s conflicting technology agendas.
BlueRun Ventures China has been rebranded as Lanchi Ventures to differentiate itself from the Silicon Valley-headquartered VC firm with which it shares a name.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted new transparency rules for private equity managers requiring increased reporting, special terms disclosure, and annual fund audits.
US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order prohibiting outbound foreign investment in China that targets certain sensitive technologies, including semiconductors and microelectronics, quantum information technologies, and artificial intelligence...
Chinese Premier Li Qiang has signed off on new regulations aimed at facilitating private equity investment and guiding it into policy-aligned areas like semiconductors and biotech.
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has suspended trading of China’s Cloopen and will apply to delist the software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider due to a failure to file its annual reports.
Private equity investment in China remains in the doldrums yet local investors claim to see green shoots. Where, when, and how they engage with the market is likely to differ from previous cycles
The Korean government has sought to counter a steep drop-off in venture capital investment by pledging significant policy support for the industry, including a KRW 1trn (USD 751m) fund-of-funds.
Jinjian Zhang, founder of Chinese VC firm Vitalbridge Capital, on addressing domestic turbulence, getting investors to reengage on China, and where he sees opportunities in Southeast Asia
Datong Chen, co-founder of WestSummit Capital and one of China's foremost semiconductor investors, has been released by local authorities after eight months of detention.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has loosened its listing requirements to allow pre-profit technology companies to go public with market capitalisations as low as HKD 6bn (USD 764m).
With regulatory challenges receding, Chinese companies are once again targeting US listings. But the journey to New York – in terms of approvals, locations, and valuations – isn’t necessarily smooth
Efforts to turn Hong Kong into a technology ecosystem are still at an early stage. Investors and start-up founders believe many of the ingredients are there, but the recipe can be flawed or ignored
China has introduced minimum paid-up capital requirements for local private equity firms that could force smaller, less sophisticated players out of the market.
Fan Bao, group chairman of China Renaissance, is “cooperating in an investigation being carried out by certain authorities” in China, the firm has announced.
Deglobalisation is broadening the concept of cyber risk management from simply preventing attacks to navigating a minefield of data regulations. The pressure on PE spans investment, operations, and exits
China has sought to facilitate overseas IPOs by local companies through the introduction of a new regulatory regime to guide the process.
China Renaissance has confirmed it is unable to contact Fan Bao, the group’s chairman, executive director, CEO, and controlling shareholder.
Singapore has earmarked an additional SGD 150m (USD 112m) for a co-investment fund that will invest in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as part of efforts to help local companies scale and become globally competitive.
China has proposed expanding the registration-based IPO system, which is intended to offer listing candidates lighter-touch regulation and a smoother path to the bourse, to all domestic stock markets.