More than half of family offices in Asia Pacific plan to increase their exposure to private equity funds next year, according to a survey conducted by Raffles Family Office and Campden Wealth.
Asian private equity has moved on from chasing momentum plays, with GPs increasingly pursuing opportunities where they have domain expertise and know they can add value, the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum heard.
Primavera Capital Group is looking to raise USD 300m for a private credit fund as the China-focused private equity firm continues to diversify its offering by geography and strategy.
With ISSB pursuing pre-eminence in sustainability-related financial disclosures and TCFD emerging as a preferred climate framework, investors and investees will have to get more serious about reporting
Affinity Equity Partners has sold Hong Kong-headquartered garment label manufacturer Trimco Group to Brookfield Asset Management, for an enterprise value of USD 850m.
Marc Rowan, CEO of Apollo Global Management, told the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum that he expects most investors to have an alternatives allocation of at least 50% within five years.
Investors are increasingly challenged to reconcile a vanishing divide between some infrastructure and PE strategies, the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum heard.
The private equity industry has undergone a profound shift as under-allocations have become over-allocations, fundraising and deployment have slowed, and the dynamic between GP and LPs has changed, the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum heard.
Large-cap buyout investors told the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum they are hesitating to underwrite higher returns as debt terms tighten in cloudier market conditions.
James Coulter, executive chairman and founding partner of TPG, told the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum that the current “great reset” represents one of the most interesting periods in his career, although he advised investors to look beyond immediate...
Centralised finance (cefi) manifestations of decentralised finance (defi) technologies are becoming problematic for mainstream investors, the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum heard.
Baring Private Equity Asia – now BPEA EQT – retained the large-cap firm of the year prize at the 2022 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards as it, Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), and The Blackstone Group claimed two victories apiece.
LPs want more nuanced emissions measurement from their portfolio managers, the AVCJ ESG Forum heard.
TPG has reached a first close of USD 3.4bn on its eighth flagship Asia fund, which launched earlier this year with a target of USD 6bn.
Tianhao Wu, a managing director in the investment team at Northwestern University’s endowment, on adding new GP relationships, addressing China risk, and pursuing geographic diversification in Asia
Suyi Kim, global head of private equity at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, on investing amid uncertainty, finding alignment with partners of all types, and the evolution of direct investment
Michael Dennis, managing director and head of alternatives strategy and capital markets for Asia Pacific at BlackRock, on co-investment, customisation, and what Asian investors want from alternatives
Investors are increasingly drawn to the structural nuances, sticky customer bases, and long tail of ancillary opportunities that exist around professional sports. Asia’s role is small but growing
Institutional investors continue to pursue more active roles in private equity, even as a souring macro backdrop makes the game harder to play. Talent is always the key variable
KKR and Mubadala Investment – a sovereign investor controlled by the government of Abu Dhabi – have established a partnership through which they will co-invest in performing credit opportunities across Asia Pacific.
Sidra Capital, a Saudi Arabia-based alternative asset manager, has teamed up with BlackRock to offer shariah-compliant private equity opportunities in Asia Pacific.
Mid-cap buyout has been primed as the first of multiple strategies EQT pursues in Europe and North America that will be rolled out in Asia following the completion of the firm’s merger with Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA).
Japan’s Advantage Partners has hired Rahul Bhargava, previously of ADV Partners, as a partner and co-head of Asia ex-Japan. It coincides with the acquisition of a Japanese jewellery industry supplier.
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