Reed Smith has recruited Han Ming Ho, previously co-head of the Asia investment funds practice at Sidley Austin, as a partner in its global corporate group.
The Riverside Company has added two principals to its Australia investment team as its assets under management (AUM) in the country cross the AUD 1.5bn (USD 965m).
Partners Group has recruited Tatsuro Aoyama to its private wealth team in Japan with a brief to build out relationships with local distribution partners.
Early-stage VC investor and accelerator SparkLabs Korea has achieved a first close of USD 15m on a deep tech fund. That target corpus has not been confirmed.
Pantheon has opened an office in Singapore, expanding an Asian footprint that already includes bases in Hong Kong, Seoul, and Tokyo.
Ed Huang, who has spent the last two-and-a-half years as COO of The Blackstone Group’s Asia private equity business, will become the firm’s head of private wealth solutions for the region.
Secondaries investor TR Capital has established a second base in India – and sixth region-wide – with the opening of an office in New Delhi.
KKR is expanding its operations in India, opening a second office in India in Gurugram, a financial and technology hub near New Delhi. A Mumbai office was established in 2009.
DCM has promoted two Asia-based investment professionals – Kenichiro Hara and Fiona Huang, who focus on Japan and China, respectively – to partner.
Ganen Sarvananthan, an Asia managing partner at TPG, has been awarded an expanded brief that now includes the Middle East.
Juan Delgado-Moreira, currently a Hong Kong-based vice chair at private markets specialist Hamilton Lane, has been promoted to co-CEO of the firm.
Singapore’s Jungle Ventures has ramped up its healthcare investment capacity by combining with local sector specialist HealthXCapital (HXC).
Australia’s Future Fund has promoted Ben Samild to CIO, filling a vacancy created more than a year ago with the departure of Sue Brake.
Australia’s Five V Capital, which is active across growth, buyouts, and venture, has launched a New Zealand office and confirmed three hires for the country team.
Chul-joo Lee is retiring from Affinity Equity Partners at the end of August. He will become the second managing partner to leave the pan-regional buyout firm in the past 12 months.
CVC Capital Partners has recruited Nikhil Gahrotra, an India-based partner at Apollo Global Management, to its private equity team.
Jeffrey Perlman, who leads Southeast Asia at Warburg Pincus as well as Asia Pacific real estate, will become the firm’s global president in a move described as succession planning.
Qiming Venture Partners has appointed James Shen, previously a managing partner at Qualcomm Ventures, as a venture partner.
Sujoy Bose has left India’s National Investment & Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), having served as CEO of the organisation since its inception in 2016.
Tembusu Partners, a Singapore-based boutique private equity investment firm, has launched a multi-family office in conjunction with Reuss Private, a Swiss wealth management business.
Partners Group has appointed Toby Mannock, previously an investment banker at ANZ, as a managing director and head of private equity in Australia.
Asia healthcare investor CBC Group has appointed Billy Cho, formerly CFO of listed Chinese drug developer Zai Lab, as a senior managing director for private equity.
Singapore-based accelerator and VC investor Antler has engaged Agung Bezharie Hadinegoro, an entrepreneur formerly of East Ventures, as a partner based in Indonesia.
The Carlyle Group is looking to raise as much as JPY 400bn (USD 2.8bn) for its fifth Japan fund, a 55% increase on the previous vintage, in a move that underscores robust investor sentiment on the market.