Exits remain challenging in Southeast Asian private equity, but LPs see a growing willingness among the region’s GPs to take this difficulty into account when planning their investments.
Hendrik Susanto left a career in private equity and venture capital to head Traveloka’s inorganic growth strategy. The new role harnesses investment expertise to build a longer-lasting company
Visa has confirmed its participation in an ongoing Series F round for Indonesia-based ride-hailing and online services platform Go-Jek that had raised about $1 billion as of February.
Vietnam’s VinaCapital has acquired the operations of Singapore financial technology platform Smartly for an undisclosed sum.
Implementing institutional-class governance practices at portfolio companies remains a significant hurdle for Southeast Asia-focused buyout firms, industry participants told the AVCJ Singapore Forum.
Near, a Singapore-based artificial intelligence (AI) services provider that supports enterprise analytics, has raised $100 million from UK private equity firm Greater Pacific Capital.
Singapore mother-and-child online services provider theAsianparent is planning an expansion by tracking the fastest birth rates around the region. Fosun is backing the agenda
Gobi Partners has joined Teleport, the cargo and logistics platform of AirAsia, to commit $10.6 million in Series B funding to Malaysia-based e-commerce logistics and parcel delivery service EasyParcel.
Igloohome, a Singapore-based smart city supplier for enterprises in real estate and infrastructure, has raised a $15 million round co-led by Wavemaker Partners, Insignia Ventures Partners, and Seeds Capital.
Slow progress in the effort to improve Southeast Asia’s multilateral economic cooperation reveals deep rooted challenges for investors, including cultural and regulatory barriers
Singapore-based healthcare platform Novena Global Lifecare has completed a $350 million merger with Xingkedou, a VC-backed Chinese hair salon operator that specializes in fast turnaround services.
Fosun RZ Capital, the VC arm of Fosun, has led a Series C round of undisclosed size for Singapore-based theAsianparent, which claims to be Southeast Asia’s largest mother-and-child online platform.
Making a private equity spin-out work is as much about cultivating a transparent culture within the team as identifying an underserved market segment, industry participants told the AVCJ USA Forum.
Melissa Kang helped raise Morgan Stanley’s first global impact fund before striking out on her own with Jupiter Impact Partners. She explains why Southeast Asia should prove fertile ground for the strategy
Annual divestments by Singapore’s Temasek Holdings exceeded investments for only the second time in a decade against a backdrop of challenging market conditions and weaker returns.
Southeast Asia has yet to deliver a consistent stream of large-cap buyout deals. Private equity investors must be creative, flexible and patient in trying to crack the market
Southeast Asia’s internal growth and rising appeal among global investors in recent years have fed expectations that PE and VC exits will follow. The logic is sturdy but detailed projections are elusive
Provident Capital, a Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm that is primarily active in Indonesia, is looking to raise $250 million for its second fund.
TPG Capital affiliate PacificBridge Asset Management and MCM Investment Partners, a Hong Kong-headquartered merchant bank and asset manager, have led a $25 million Series B round for Singapore artificial intelligence (AI) start-up Taiger.
Fundraising has accelerated in Southeast Asia’s venture capital space in recent years, but the ecosystem remains fragile. Expansion will be difficult until GPs can prove the viability of the market to LPs
Indonesia-based ride-hailing and online services platform Go-Jek has received a fresh investment of undisclosed size from Mitsubishi Corporation - as well as two other units of the Japanese conglomerate - as part of its ongoing Series F round.
EV Growth has led a $14.5 million Series A round for Indonesian logistics industry technology provider Waresix.
EQT Partners has made a take-private offer for Singapore-listed hospital operator Health Management International (HMI) that values the company at S$611 million ($449 million).
Ritase, an Indonesian technology provider for the trucking industry, has raised an $8.5 million Series A round led by Golden Gate Ventures.