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Microsoft founder’s family office to triple Asia PE exposure

Vulcan Capital, the multi-billion family office of late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, has around 5% of its portfolio invested in the region, CIO Chris Orndorff tells PEI.
Hong Kong

How Gaw Capital is expanding its private equity exposure

The Hong Kong-based real estate investment firm started investing in real estate-related operating companies from its own balance sheet two years ago.
Retail investors in Australia

Inside Australia’s latest retail PE offering

Federation Asset Management – founded by a team of Macquarie alumni – has opened its fundraise to investors with at least A$20,000.
Venturous Smart City

Meet the Chinese family office raising a PE-RE hybrid fund

The ex-founding partner of Fidelity Asia Ventures has merged with a Hong Kong investment advisory to develop 'smart cities' across China.
Tokyo street scene

PE in Japan – the reboot

Investors are recognising a once-in-a-generation opportunity in the country, writes Monument Group’s Kay Sano.
Shenzhen, China

Sovereign investors pile into China and tech investing – report

Almost two-thirds of those surveyed by Invesco are shying away from Europe due to Brexit, while more than 80% say the ongoing US-China trade dispute remains a key concern.
JP Morgan pensions survey

Japan’s corporate pensions leave PE decisions to gatekeepers

Just under 1% of defined benefit pensions plan to raise their exposure to the asset class this year.
Investcorp entering Japan

Investcorp in ‘early stages’ of developing Japan strategy

Global managers including Apollo and Pantheon have opened Japan offices in recent years.
Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong

CITIC raises fourth-largest-ever China-focused fund

Among domestic managers only Baidu Capital, Boyu Capital and China Development Bank have raised larger vehicles.
Beijing, China

CIC head of PE resurfaces at China Renaissance

Wang Ou, who led the $940bn sovereign wealth fund's PE department for over three years, will provide strategic advice to the firm's deal team.
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