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Mercury opens India office – exclusive

The placement agent and advisory firm has also made seven promotions including two to partner.

NZ Super makes 19.8% portfolio gain in 2017

The sovereign wealth fund has, however, warned that it expects returns to fall this year as asset classes globally remain above full value.

EMPEA: Emerging Asia reaches highest fundraising level since 2008

Funds with a final target size of $1bn or more accounted for 62% of capital raised in 2017.

Cybersecurity a low priority for Asian GPs

Asian GPs do not plan to increase their spending on digital threats while market regulation and tax regulation are bigger concerns, according to a report by Augentius

Malaysia GPs hustle with LPs on domestic deals

Deployment is getting harder for the southeast Asian country's managers as domestic investors become increasingly active in direct investing.

CPPIB’s Kim on private equity in Asia: ‘Finding the right partner is crucial’

The pension’s head of Asia-Pacific, Suyi Kim, has driven a decade of growth for the fund and she’s just getting started.

TAEL Partners to hold first close of co-investment fund – exclusive

The Singapore-headquartered firm expects to raise more than a third of its $300m target by April.

CPPIB: ‘Partnership approach’ is key in Asia

Suyi Kim, managing director and head of Asia-Pacific at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, says the fund has ramped up direct investments in the region by backing the right partners.

Malaysia’s COPE nears target for fourth fund – exclusive

Existing investors, mainly Malaysian public pension funds and corporations, have backed the fund.

CITIC PE nears first close on $2bn China fund – exclusive

The Chinese private equity firm expects to raise close to 70% of the target for CPE China Fund III by March.