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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.

Vision Fund strikes two China healthcare deals

SoftBank Group’s tech-focused private equity vehicle has backed Ping An Good Doctor and Ping An Healthcare Technology.

Hall of Fame #3: Advent International GPE V

The third Hall of Famer is the 2005-vintage fifth fund from Boston-headquartered firm Advent International.

Meet Coller Capital’s newest rainmaker

Private equity fundraising veteran will no doubt be called upon as the secondaries firm ramps up marketing for its eighth global fund.

PE firms press advantages to snap up tech assets

Strategic buyers are starting to lose out to private equity firms which are leveraging tech advantages in their portfolios, according to a Silicon Valley-based partner at Hogan Lovells.

From the archive: PAI Partners’ comeback

PAI Partners was nearly destroyed by an internal dispute in 2009. It's now back in market with its seventh fund. For our February issue we sat down with the firm's head to talk about the comeback.

Looking back: Europe in 2017

Private equity professionals have identified three key trends that helped to shape the European market during 2017.

Perspectives 2018: Graphite Capital on redrawing the growth map

Graphite Capital’s Markus Golser and James Markham describe how operational effectiveness sits at the core of value creation.

New era of Japan mega-deals

Private equity firms are ramping up deal-making in the world's third-largest economy and betting big on corporate carve-outs.

China dominates Asia deal flow in H1 2017

Deals in emerging Asia reached $15bn in the first half of 2017, the highest half-year total on record, data from EMPEA show.