As much as $10 billion could be released for investment in private equity following a hike in alternatives allocations for Taiwanese insurers. However, the major players will still deploy their capital with caution
Private equity and real estate fund administrator Augentius has been acquired by SGG Group, an investor services provider to alternative asset managers, corporations, and high net worth families.
Hong Kong plans to amend the tax exemption for private equity funds, which was introduced in 2015 with a view to making it easier for GPs to operate locally but has been criticized by industry participants as unworkable.
Difficulties connecting private equity investors with small to medium-sized enterprises in traditional industries remain a key barrier to growth in Southeast Asia. Novel approaches will be necessary
Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commision, which is responsible for the island’s securities markets, banking, and insurance sector, has increased the cap for Taiwanese insurers to invest in private equity.
Paddy Sinha, a managing partner with Tata Opportunities Fund, discusses macroeconomic and policy developments in India, the availability of buyouts, and the outlook for exits
India’s economy is expected to remain stable in the face of global volatility, but trouble spots remain. Investors must structure their portfolios carefully to ensure they are not caught off guard by sudden shocks
The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) will introduce a new board for technology start-ups, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the country's first International Import Expo.
Hong Kong's Securities & Futures Commission (SFC) has announced plans to impose new crypto investment rules, including licensing conditions for funds that back virtual assets.
China has proposed easing restrictions on insurers investing in private equity, which may help alleviate a significant slowdown in renminbi fundraising.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has floated a number of proposals intended to ease the listing process for technology-focused start-ups.
China’s securities regulator said on Friday that it will take measures to facilitate private equity investment in listed companies – as well as speed up merger approvals and support bond issuance – as part of a broader government campaign to revive...
The once commonplace incentives used by local governments in China to attract PE fund managers are now largely extinct. New GPs struggle even to register in a city, let alone get paid for doing so
Nearly one-third of domestic private equity firms inspected by China’s securities watchdog in the first half of this year were found to have irregularities, prompting the regulator to reaffirm its intent to further step up scrutiny of the industry.
Many Chinese A-share companies have wholeheartedly pursued outbound acquisitions, sometimes bringing in local PE funds for support. But integrating the target into the listed vehicle can be problematic
Chinese interest in European assets – from industrial technology to consumer brands – is undimmed, but certain governments, as well as the EU itself, are taking steps to protect their crown jewels
New trade legislation in the US is set to have important ramifications for Chinese private equity deal making in a range of data-related technology segments. Macro effects, however, may be muted
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
China has issued guidelines for domestic listings by pre-profit technology start-ups as well as companies with weighted voting rights (WVR) structures that allow founders to retain control despite dilution of their shareholdings.
With a series of highly publicized bankruptcy proceedings, government efforts to rein in India’s non-performing assets may finally be paying off. Investors expect a wave of turnaround opportunities
A two-year renminbi fundraising boom in China has ended abruptly due to a combination of controversy, regulatory intervention, and dwindling investor sentiment. But the market may benefit in the long term
Tender offers have long been overlooked in South Korea’s PE toolbox, where their traditional use in privatization deals seems to have little value. Local GPs may be able to adapt them to the market’s needs
A growing number of South Korean buyout firms are testing the waters for domestic IPOs. Continued regulatory hurdles mean that realizing value will require planning for the post-offer period
Korea’s economic momentum has simmered down as demographic, political and industrial evolutions suggest a structural decline. Investors are monitoring the transition with a conditional sense of optimism