Helen Wong, previously a China and Southeast Asia-focused partner at GGV Ventures and Qiming Venture Partners, has joined Indonesia’s AC Ventures as a senior advisor and venture partner.
Australian mid-market GP Quadrant Private Equity is adding a fourth managing partner with the recruitment of Gareth Woodbridge from KKR.
North Asia-focused mid-market buyout firm The Longreach Group has promoted Keitaro Tsuda, Sonny Chan, and Ken Law to partner, expanding its leadership group to six.
Linklaters has recruited Joel Seow, formerly a partner at Morgan Lewis, to launch a fund formation practice in Singapore.
Australia turnaround investor Allegro Funds has appointed Fay Bou as its third partner, serving alongside co-founders Adrian Loader and Chester Moynihan.
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TA Associates has promoted Andrew Tay, a Hong Kong-based investment professional, from director to principal.
Naren Gupta, a co-founder of Nexus Venture Partners who is acknowledged as one of the pioneers of venture capital in India, has died at the age of 73.
Jessica Huang Pouleur, who was recruited by Openspace Ventures last year to lead the Southeast Asia-focused venture capital firm’s growth equity strategy, has been promoted to partner.
Abu Dhabi-based Gulf Capital has opened a Singapore office and appointed Shantanu Mukerji as its first on-the-ground private equity managing director in Asia.
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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has appointed Agus Tandiono, who leads its fundamental equities team in Asia, as regional head.
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HarbourVest Partners has recruited Cicely Sun from Allianz Global Investors as a managing director and co-head of its Beijing office.
Chris Sun (pictured), a managing director at KKR who focuses on investments in China’s consumer sector, has been promoted to partner.
KKR has appointed Mukul Chawla, formerly of Temasek Holdings, to the newly created position of partner and head of growth equity for Asia Pacific.
SoftBank Vision Fund has promoted Sumer Juneja, who heads up its India investments, and Dennis Chang, a China-focused partner, to managing partner level.
KKR has appointed K.V. Kamath, described as a pioneer of India's modern financial services sector, as an advisor.
The Carlyle Group has recruited Amit Jain, formerly of The Blackstone Group, as a managing director in Mumbai and co-head of its India investment advisory team.
The Blackstone Group has appointed Ryusuke Shigetomi, formerly vice chairman for global investment banking at Morgan Stanley, as representative director and chairman of its Japan operations.
Apollo Global Management has recruited three professionals from Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) to join its Asia Pacific credit business.
Joe Bae, who was responsible for establishing KKR’s Asian operation, has been named co-CEO of the firm as co-founders Henry Kravis and George Roberts complete the handover to the next generation.
Goodwin has recruited Phil Culhane and Elyn Xing, who previously worked together at Simpson Thacher, as Asia-based partners in its private investment funds practice.
Ajay Relan, one of the pioneers of private equity in India, has died at the age of 67.