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Performance watch: MBK Partners remains a 'believer in China'

MBK's China portfolio posted a 45% gain last year, compared with 29% and 12% percent for Korea and Japan, respectively, founder Michael B Kim noted in a letter to LPs.

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Indiana pension commits $120 million to APAC private equity fund

Buyout vehicle MBK Partners Fund VI has a regional focus on China, Japan and South Korea.

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How the world's biggest PE firms are planning to tackle inflation

We gather thoughts from some of the industry's biggest private equity players on how they plan to deal with expected rising costs and inflation's impact on performance and fundraising.

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Texas ERS pulls back on Asia amid pandemic uncertainty

The pension's $4.1bn PE portfolio lost almost 8% in value over the past 10 months to 30 June due to the global pandemic.

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MBK Partners raises $6.5bn

The Korea-headquartered firm held a final close on its fifth buyout vehicle.

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Performance watch: MBK's flagship funds

Details of the South Korean firm's last four flagships were disclosed in pension documents obtained by Private Equity International.

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OTPP poaches Khazanah’s investment head to lead Asia strategy

Datuk Ben Chan will relocate from Beijing to Hong Kong for the role of a regional managing director at the Canadian pension.

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CDPQ: ‘You have to be willing to overpay in Asia’

For LPs in the region, a dearth of large, quality assets and high pricing are key challenges to investing, according to the Canadian pension's managing director and head of Asia.

MBK Partners contact information


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user imageMr. Bryan Byungsuk Min
Job titlePartner
LocationHong Kong, Hong Kong
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user imageMr. Byungsuk, Bryan Min
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LocationSeoul, South Korea
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user imageMr. Daisuke Ikeda
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LocationTokyo, Japan
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user imageMr. Hisashi Chisaka
Job titleVice President
LocationTokyo, Japan
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MBK Partners funds managed

Funds in market: 1

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Open dateJul 2023
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Closed funds: 18

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