David Kim, a partner and COO of PAG’s private equity division, has retired from the firm after 13 years.
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP) has appointed Bruce Crane as executive managing director and head of Asia Pacific following the retirement of Ben Chan earlier this month.
KKR has reorganised its Asia leadership team, with Ming Lu, the firm’s regional head, Hiro Hirano, the co-head of private equity, set to become executive chairman and deputy executive chairman, respectively.
GIC has named Hwee Loo Tan, a 22-year veteran of the Singapore-based sovereign wealth fund, as head of Asian private equity.
Philippines-based VC investor and venture studio Kaya Founders has achieved a first close of USD 12m across two early-stage funds. The target - for both vehicles - is USD 25m.
Chris Lerner, formerly of Eaton Partners and MSA Capital, has established an asset management operation that will ultimately raise an Asian fund-of-funds and teamed up with US-based Bonaccord Capital Partners to expand its GP stakes business into the...
Patrick Walujo, a co-founder and managing partner of Northstar Group, has been appointed group CEO of Indonesian super app GoTo, with the Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm telling LPs it expects minimal impact to day-to-day business.
Graham Brooke, a managing director at Australia-based CPE Capital, will retire from the firm at the end of September.
Sam Lee has resigned from his position as a partner and head of Korea at Affinity Equity Partners, ending a 15-year tenure with the pan-regional private equity firm.
Dennis Kwan, formerly of Chinese private equity firm Harvest Investments Management and placement agent MVision, has joined boutique investment bank Jefferies to lead secondaries coverage in Asia.
Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has recruited Nicholas Low, previously an Asia-focused investment professional at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), to work on its global venture and growth funds platform.
BDA Partners, a global boutique investment bank that focuses on Asia, has entered the private capital advisory (PCA) space with the appointment of secondaries specialist Dominik Woessner.
Matt Whineray, who has served as CEO of New Zealand Superannuation Fund (NZ Super) since mid-2018, will depart at the end of the year.
India’s 3one4 Capital has promoted Nruthya Madappa, head of the VC firm’s growth and capital development team, from director to partner. It brings the total number of partners to four.
Future Fund has recruited David Bluff, who stepped down last year as The Carlyle Group’s Australia and New Zealand buyout head, to lead its private equity investment programme.
Menka Sajnani has re-joined Jungle Ventures as a partner responsible for investor relations, three years after departing the Southeast Asia and India-focused GP to head up Asia IR at B Capital Group.
Australia-based Square Peg Capital has promoted James Tynan, a principal at the venture capital firm, to partner level. It brings the total number of partners to nine.
Japanese lower middle-market private equity firm J-Star has elevated three longstanding staff to partner, bringing the total number of partners to nine.
Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) has appointed Ashish Goyal, who leads its capital markets activities in Asia, to the newly created role of executive vice president and head of Asia Pacific.
Triple P Capital, an impact investor focused on financial services in emerging Southeast Asia, has recruited Ke Qi Zhang from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as its third partner.
China’s Linear Capital has promoted Songyan Huang, a managing director of the venture capital firm, to partner.
Affinity Equity Partners has strengthened its coverage of Australia and New Zealand with the recruitment of Nick Speer from The Riverside Company as a partner and local team leader and the rehiring of Mark Chudek from Quadrant Private Equity.
Compensation for private equity professionals at most levels of seniority in Asia Pacific continued its upward trend in 2022 despite a weaker economic outlook and a slowdown in deal flow, but executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles expects some kind...
Partners Group has added fundraising bandwidth in Greater China, recruiting Jin Wang as a managing director responsible for institutional coverage and making two private wealth hires.