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CIC: need for stable returns drives our private investments

China Investment Corporation president and vice-chairman, Tu Guangshao, explains why the sovereign wealth fund is increasing its alternative investments.

India’s ChrysCapital beats hard-cap in latest fundraise

The India-focused manager raised $257m more than its previous vehicle after four months on the fundraising trail.

Rohatyn Group winds down Korea office

The firm’s Korea team led by former managing director Gordon Cho has left and set up Elevation Equity Partners.

AlpInvest hires ex-McKinsey exec to head up Japan push – exclusive

Yasuyuki Kanda, a former engagement manager with McKinsey & Company, will focus on business development and investor relations.

2019 in Asia: China shapes the region

Asia private equity in 2019 will see a reshaping of dealflow, strong investment activity in China and Japan, and a decrease in capital commitments from Asian insurers.

Who’s raising what in the new year?

PEI looks at the largest funds in market at the start of 2019.

Story of the year: Private equity moves in on Japan

Investors are more positive than previously, and an underpenetrated market means more room for new players.

Story of the year: The Pan-Asian fundraising goldrush

Investor appetite for the region will continue to be driven by large pan-Asian managers.

Axiom Asia gathers $1.4bn for fifth fund

The Singapore-based fund of funds manager also raised $210m for a co-investment fund, bringing the total to $600m more than its original target.

2018 in Asia: The rise and rise of mega-funds

Record fundraising by pan-Asia buyout funds, less China state-backed dealmaking and a sharp drop in the country's outbound M&A were key themes.

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