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Bain Capital said to eye $5bn for fifth Asia-Pacific fund, well below peers in region

Bain Capital is reportedly seeking $5bn for its latest Asia-Pacific buyout fund, with eyes on a December first close. The post Bain Capital said to eye $5bn for fifth Asia-Pacific fund, well below peers in

Fundraising failing to keep up with booming ASEAN dealmaking environment

Private equity and venture capital fundraising in southeast Asia is failing to keep up with huge investment activity from alternative asset investors in the region, new research shows. The post Fundraising failing to keep up

SE Asia-focused Insignia Ventures collects $516m of capital commitments

Southeast Asia-focused early-stage technology venture capital firm Insignia Ventures has collected $516m across two funds as the firm hits its fifth anniversary. The post SE Asia-focused Insignia Ventures collects $516m of capital commitments first appeared

Hahn & Co sets up $1.5bn continuation fund for cement maker Ssangyong C&E

South Korean private equity house Hahn & Company has closed Asia's largest GP-led secondary transaction to date with the formation of a $1.5bn continuation vehicle for cement producer Ssangyong C&E. The post Hahn & Co

Japan’s Anri venture holds $102m Fund V first close

Japanese venture capital firm Anri has held a $102m first close for its fifth flagship fund, almost halfway to its $288m target. The post Japan’s Anri venture holds $102m Fund V first close first appeared

KKR eyes up to $1.5bn for first Asia-focused technology growth fund – report

Buyout major KKR has launched its first Asia-focused technology growth fund, targeting $1bn to $1.5bn, AVCJ reported quoting two sources familiar with the matter. The post KKR eyes up to $1.5bn for first Asia-focused technology

Asia-Pacific PE, VC, M&A jumps despite China deal activity slide

Asia Pacific private equity, venture capital, and M&A activity jumped almost 10% in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period last year - although deal activity in the region remains choppy. The

Pegasus Capital holds $130m first close for Global Fund for Coral Reefs

Pegasus Capital has held a first close for the Global Fund for Coral Reefs Investment Fund, the first commercial-scale private equity impact investment fund targeting SDG14, life below water. The post Pegasus Capital holds $130m

Fortress Investment secures half of $2.5bn-targeting third direct lending fund, aiming for 12% to 15% gross IRR – report

Fortress Investment Group is said to have collected half of the $2.5bn target for a third direct lending fund which is expecting to wrap up later in the year. The post Fortress Investment secures half

Blackstone, EQT megafunds among latest Texas Teachers’ commitments

The $204bn-managing Texas Teachers' Retirement System has backed a string of new private equity and real estate funds managed by firms including Blackstone and EQT. The post Blackstone, EQT megafunds among latest Texas Teachers’ commitments

Bain Capital said to have closed mammoth $2bn Asia Pacific special situation fund

Bain Capital has closed a $2bn special situations fund for the Asia Pacific region, doubling the size of its predecessor which was closed on $1bn, Reuters reported quoting firm managing director Barnaby Lyons. The post

Macquarie Asset Management soars past latest Asia-Pacific infra fund target with $4.2bn raise

Macquarie Asset Management has soared past its goal for its third Asia-Pacific infrastructure fund by collecting more than $4.2bn for a final close. The post Macquarie Asset Management soars past latest Asia-Pacific infra fund target

Trustar Capital eyes mammoth $3.5bn China buyout fund – report

Trustar Capital, formerly known as CITIC Capital Partners, is said to be eyeing $3.5bn for its fifth China buyout fund. The post Trustar Capital eyes mammoth $3.5bn China buyout fund – report first appeared on

T Capital agrees to carve out semiconductor memory chip business from Fujitsu

Japanese mid-market private equity firm T Capital has agreed to carve out the semiconductor memory chip business from Fujitsu. The post T Capital agrees to carve out semiconductor memory chip business from Fujitsu first appeared

Blackstone hires Mark Glengarry to expand credit business in Asia

Blackstone has hired Mark Glengarry from Anchorage Capital Group as head of Asia Pacific origination, Blackstone Credit (BXC). The post Blackstone hires Mark Glengarry to expand credit business in Asia first appeared on AltAssets Private

Cathay Capital launches €500m health fund for tech-enabled healthcare, life science investments

Cathay Capital has launched a new €500m health fund to invest in healthcare, life sciences and technology. The post Cathay Capital launches €500m health fund for tech-enabled healthcare, life science investments first appeared on AltAssets

KKR closes largest inaugural pan-Asian performing credit fund on $1.1bn

KKR has held a final close for the largest inaugural pan-regional performing credit fund on $1.1bn. The post KKR closes largest inaugural pan-Asian performing credit fund on $1.1bn first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

ICG raises $1.1bn for follow-up to 2014-vintage Asia Pacific private equity fund

Intermediate Capital Group has hit a $1.1bn final close for its latest Asia Pacific fundraise, eight years after raising its predecessor fund in the strategy. ICG set out to raise $1bn for Asia Pacific Fund

SE Asian VC powerhouse Jungle Ventures passes $1bn AUM with hefty new fund close

Southeast Asia’s Jungle Ventures has confirmed its position as a heavyweight in the region's venture capital industry by passing $1bn in assets under management through the final close of its fourth fund. The post SE Asian

Bain, Blackstone, KKR among ten potential bidder for Toshiba Group – report

Private capital firms Bain Capital, Blackstone, KKR and Canadian investment firm Brookfield are among the ten potential investors filing interest for Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Group after the group had solicited buyout offers. The post Bain,

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