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Ex-Olympus director launches Aussie fund

Cortina Capital will target medium-sized health and wellness brands with export potential to Asia.
Shanghai China

Warburg MD joins former colleague at China’s Centurium

Michael Chen, who led consumer investments in China, joined Centurium Capital in June.
Alex Navab

How Alex Navab’s legacy will continue to shape private equity

The former KKR executive’s plans for a new firm serve as a valuable case study for aspiring managers hoping to scale quickly.
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.

FirstPoint partner forms new business – exclusive

Alex Bance has left the European placement agent and formed Calpa Capital, Private Equity International has learned.

APG taps former MetLife director to lead Asian PE activity

The Dutch pension manager has a more than $25bn private equity portfolio.

Future 40: Who’s showing private equity leadership?

Who are the young guns showing innovation in the industry? Who has the X factor that marks them as a future leader? Our Future 40 list of the 40 individuals aged under 40 set to shape private equity over the next decade.
New York

Everstone targets co-investment partners with UTIMCO hire

One of South and South-East Asia's largest mid-market firms has recruited Suneel Kaji in New York.

VIDEO: Bill Browder on the problem with emerging markets

In this two-minute video, the Russia veteran explains why rule of law and property rights are crucial to a successful investment.
Hong Kong

Campbell Lutyens eyes China consolidation with ex-Ping An hire – exclusive

The placement agent and advisory firm hired Charlie Yan, a former managing director at Shanghai asset manager Fosun International, in its Hong Kong office.

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