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Legend-backed firm seeks $500m for Chinese semiconductor fund

South Korean tech giant SK has formed a $1bn investor club with China's Legend Holdings to back a semiconductor firm and Legend Capital's funds.
Shanghai, China

Warburg MD joins former colleague at China’s Centurium

Michael Chen, who led consumer investments in China, joined Centurium Capital in June.
Seoul, South Korea

Korea’s STIC targets $1.6bn for latest special opps fund – exclusive

The firm has introduced a catch-up clause and increased the management fee in Fund II, PEI understands.
Lanterns in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Vietnamese private equity: A beginner’s guide

As Vietnamese PE activity skyrockets, PEI outlines the country's key players, hottest sectors and expected returns.

China’s ‘herd mentality’ could threaten VC returns

Greater competition for a limited number of assets has diluted equity ownership, delegates told an industry conference on Tuesday.
Auckland, New Zealand

How NZ Super will make its venture capital debut

New Zealand's government has proposed a NZ$300m fund of funds to back offshore and domestic venture capital managers.

Private equity bets big on India despite election slump

Fewer deals are being done, but more capital is being deployed, according to data from Grant Thornton.
Beijing, China

Ex-Warburg China head collects $2bn for debut dollar fund

David Li's firm had previously raised around $871m in Chinese yuan across two funds, one of which is sponsored by Chinese ride-hailing business UCAR.
Juneau, Alaska

Five ways Alaska Permanent will boost its Asia exposure

The $65bn fund is underweight the region and is looking at China, Indonesia and pan-Asian funds, according to senior portfolio manager Yup Kim.
8 adventurous LPs

Investors you need to meet: Erik Lundberg

The Norway-born CIO of University of Michigan Endowment has 'a thought-leader mindset'.
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