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The former managing director and head of Korea for Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia has secured Temasek as a cornerstone investor, sources say.
A combination of financial distress and increased regulation in the West and the maturation of the primary fund market in the East are leading Asia’s secondary market to more complex deal structures. Secondary directs feature, but so too do more Asia-specific transactions, writes Jenny Blinch.
Tim Flower relocated to the firm’s Hong Kong office from London this month and is the firm’s first dedicated secondaries specialist in the region.
Offshore LPs are giving a lukewarm reception to Shanghai’s Qualified Foreign LP programme until it is finalised.
Hermes GPE chief Alan MacKay told delegates at the PEI India Forum that LPs are being put off Indian private equity because of the time it takes to receive distributions.
A temporary measure introduced by China’s Insurance Regulatory Commission finally allows the country’s insurance companies to invest in private equity. But is the impact on fund managers going to be all that big?
A joke made at this year's AVCAL conference reflects the most immediate problem in front of an industry facing longer term consolidation – the poor exit environment.
The Hong Kong-based firm has joined forces with All Nippon Airlines to create Japan’s first budget airline.
PEI Asia editor Jenny Blinch examines whether there are too many fund of funds operating in Asia.
After a lost year (or two), private equity activity has resumed once again in Australia. Exits, however, remain elusive. Jenny Blinch reports.

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