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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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.
StepStone Group, a provider of private markets advisory and asset management services to institutional investors, has promoted Beijing-based Vincent Hsu to partner.
General Atlantic has opened an office in Indonesia, citing a need for an intensified local presence to leverage strong domestic growth trends in the firm’s core domains of technology, financial services, healthcare, and consumer.
The Longreach Group, a mid-market North Asia buyout firm that has a particular focus on Japan, has promoted Takuya Sato (pictured) to partner.
Placement agent Campbell Lutyens has appointed Suvir Varma, until recently head of Bain & Company’s financial investor practice in Asia Pacific, to its global advisory board.
Randy Kwei, one of the early movers in Asian private equity and more recently an advisory partner at middle-market buyout firm Shaw Kwei & Partners, has died at the age of 83.
CDC Group has named Stephen Priestley (pictured) as a new managing director with a focus on South Asia and Africa.
Värde Partners has promoted Haseeb Malik, a senior managing director based in its Singapore office and head of Asia corporate and traded credit, to partner. It is one of three senior promotions announced by the firm worldwide.
China’s Qiming Venture Partners has announced the promotion of several staff members, including Stella Zhou (pictured), who is the first person to be elevated from associate to partner within the firm.
Funds SA, which is responsible for investing on behalf of South Australia’s public-sector superannuation funds, has recruited Cameron Sinclair (pictured) from Future Fund to lead private equity and infrastructure activity.
Adrian Kerley (pictured), the investment manager responsible for private markets at Australia’s Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) will join the private equity team at IFM Investors in February.
The Carlyle Group has promoted Ling Yang, a managing director in the firm’s Shanghai office, to partner. Yang is one of 60 senior promotions announced by Carlyle worldwide, including six in the Asia buyout team.