ADIA appoints head of PE for India and SE Asia

The Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund has hired a former KKR director to lead its private equity vestments in India and Southeast Asia.

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has hired Kabir Mathur, former director of KKR’s Asia, to lead its private equity investments in India and Southeast Asia.

The world’s third-largest sovereign wealth fund revamped its private equities department last year as part of its strategy to scale up direct investments. Last October, it named Nancy Ku, former president and chief executive of GE Capital China, as its head of Asia-Pacific, private equities.

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