The combination of personalities and skillsets that characterised the first generation of Australian private equity is unlikely to be repeated, but GPs are still looking for ways to capture elements of entrepreneurialism even as the industry becomes more...
BlackRock has recruited George Maltezos, formerly head of Asia Pacific at placement agent Campbell Lutyens, to lead alternatives distribution in the region.
Adams Street Partners has opened an office in Sydney, which will be led by Shaun Thomas, an investor relations principal who joined the firm last November.
A group of artificial intelligence (AI) investors in Africa have launched a new Singapore-based private equity firm, AI Capital, that will invest across South and Southeast Asia, as well as Africa.
John Levack, who spent over two decades with Electra Partners Asia and was a long-serving board member at the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (HKVCA), has died aged 64.
Investcorp has opened a Tokyo office to serve as a staging post for direct private equity and real estate investments Japan.
Goodwin Proctor has recruited Matthew Nortcliff as a partner in its investment funds practice in Singapore, adding headcount to an office that opened towards the end of last year.
500 Global has named three new partners to invest in Southeast Asia as it looks to deepen coverage of a region it entered a decade ago and where it has backed more than 340 start-ups.
Eight Roads Ventures has added three partners to its China team through promotion, bringing the total number in the country to 10.
Australia-based Fortitude Investment Partners, formerly the growth capital investment business of listed alternatives manager Blue Sky, has promoted Bryan Brown and Sam O’Connor to partner.
Eddie Chen, formerly head of Asia at Europe-headquartered investment firm Eurazeo, has joined Temasek Holdings-owned Fullerton Fund Management as a managing director.
The Carlyle Group has appointed Harvey M. Schwartz, formerly president and co-COO of Goldman Sachs, as its new CEO.
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has appointed Timo Schmid as a managing director and head of its newly established private equity performance improvement practice in Australia and New Zealand.
Randy Wang, a private equity specialist who works out of Beijing, is one of three Asia-based investment professionals that StepStone Group has promoted to partner.
Partners Group and Pantheon have both strengthened their teams in Japan, with the former appointing Teppei Kawai as country head and the latter promoting Akitoshi Yamada to partner.
Bain & Company has named Sebastien Lamy, who has been with the firm for over 20 years and most recently focused on Asia infrastructure investment, as co-head of its regional private equity practice.
Avataar Venture Partners, an India-based investor in growth-stage B2B technology and software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies, has recruited Anirudh Singh from Alpha Wave Global as a partner.
Allen & Overy has strengthened its Asia Pacific funds and asset management group with the appointment of Daisy Qi as a partner based in Shanghai.
Hong Kong-based multi-strategy alternatives asset manager VMS Group has appointed Jianming Zou, formerly of New Horizon Capital, as head of private equity.
Suvir Varma, formerly head of Bain & Company’s financial investor practice in Asia Pacific, has been appointed chairman for Asia Pacific at placement agent Campbell Lutyens.
A selection of the transfers, promotions, arrivals, and departures in the private equity community in 2022
Raffles Family Office, a Hong Kong-based multi-family office, has named Zann Kwan as CIO and managing partner of its digital assets unit.
Northleaf Capital Partners, a Canada-based asset manager that invests in private equity, private credit, and infrastructure, has opened a Tokyo office to spearhead fundraising activity in Asia and is considering the addition of a Korea presence.
Swee Yeok Chu, CEO and president of Singapore government investor EDBI, is stepping down from her role with a view to launching her own fund.