Ilfryn Carstairs (pictured), Singapore-based CIO of global alternative investor Värde Partners, has been named CEO. He will share the role with George Hicks, the incumbent and co-founder of the firm.
China’s Centurium Capital has appointed Michael Chen (pictured), formerly an investor with Warburg Pincus, as a partner and managing director.
Commonfund Capital has appointed Xiaonan Tian as an associate director and head of its investment office in Beijing from where she will oversee the firm’s Asia Pacific portfolio.
AlixPartners, an advisory firm specializing in turnaround deals, has expanded its Greater China practice with the appointment of Ford Motor Company's Stephen Dyer (pictured) as a managing director in Shanghai.
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Malcolm Turnbull, whose three-year tenure as prime minister of Australia ended in August of last year, has joined KKR as a global senior advisor.
Chinese venture capital firm Legend Capital has appointed Asia PE industry veteran Piau-Voon Wang (pictured) as a managing director and COO as part of efforts to institutionalize operations and diversify its LP base.
India’s Everstone Group has hired Suresh Vaswani (pictured), a former executive at Wipro, Dell, and IBM, as a senior director focused on investments in information technology (IT).
CDIB Capital has named Robert Liu as a managing director and co-head of its regional healthcare practice group in Shanghai.
Eight Roads Ventures, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International, has named Dave Ng as its head of Southeast Asia based in Singapore.
Indian and Southeast Asia-focused GP Everstone Group has hired Suneel Kaji, who was most recently part of the private markets team at University of Texas Investment Management (UTIMCO), as a managing director based in New York.
Singapore-based Monk’s Hill Ventures has appointed Michele Daoud (pictured) and Justin Nguyen as partners to expand deal sourcing capacity and portfolio support across Southeast Asia.
Australia’s OneVentures has reached a A$45 million ($32 million) first close on a venture debt fund touted as the first of its kind in the country.
Bain & Company has named new managing partners for its businesses in Southeast Asia and Australia. The appointments come a month after the consulting firm announced a new Asia Pacific head.
PAG has hired Nikhil Srivastava from KKR to lead its India private equity operations as the firm looks to expand its coverage of the country.
Pedro Urquidi, global co-portfolio manager and head of distressed debt for Europe and Asia for Oaktree Capital, will relocate to the firm’s Hong Kong office to play a more active role in its Asia business.
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TPG Capital has terminated Bill McGlashan (pictured), founder of its mid-market investment platform TPG Growth and co-founder of impact investment vehicle The Rise Fund, after he was charged this week for his role in the college bribery scandal in the...
Recruitment is the biggest challenge for Australian institutional investors as they look to deepen their participation in private equity, senior executives told the AVCJ Australia & New Zealand Forum.
Bain & Company has appointed Satish Shankar as regional managing partner for Asia Pacific, replacing Dale Cottrell, who has held the position for the past six years.
HarbourVest Partners has promoted Minjin Chung (pictured), a principal based in Korea, to the level of managing director with responsibility for North Asia.
Australia’s Future Fund has appointed Alicia Gregory as its new head of private equity. She currently occupies the same position at MLC, operator of the country’s largest retail superannuation fund.
KKR has appointed Kate Richdale, formerly chairman of investment banking for Asia ex-Japan at Goldman Sachs, to the new position of head of strategy and business development for Asia Pacific.
Partners Group has recruited Ravi Jeyaraj, formerly of Navis Capital Partners, as head of private equity direct investments in Australia.