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Singapore leads deal activity in SE Asia – EY report

Investors continue to bet on higher economic growth, rising investment in technology and growing middle class in the region.

The 10 largest fundraises of 2018 (so far)

Firms raised more than $259bn between Q1 and Q3, marking the lowest total since 2015 for the same period.

Why Turkish PE could delight LPs

eFront's chief strategy officer dives deep into the performance of Turkey's private equity funds.

Fund terms visualised

Management fees, hurdle rates and carried interest waterfalls; a visual guide to economic fund terms today.

PE bowing under weight of its own success – Dechert report

Fund manager consolidation, geographic diversification and longer-term funds will become the norm, according to the law firm.

South African VC hots up amid influx of new managers

A flurry of VC activity drove spending up almost 40% last year as investors took advantage of tax-friendly government initiatives.

Emerging Asia private capital fundraising soars to $28bn in H1 2018

Emerging Asia-focused funds raised $6bn more in the first half of 2018 than the previous year, EMPEA data show.

How the world’s largest pension funds allocate their assets

North American pensions have the largest appetite for alternatives while their Asia-Pacific counterparts are the least enthusiastic, according to Willis Towers Watson.

LP capital hangs in commitment limbo

An increasing gap between capital calls and distributions could translate into longer investment periods or fund size reductions, according to a report from eFront.

KKR: ‘Invest behind the rise of Asian millennials’

People born between 1981 and 1996, particularly in China, will dominate the global labour force and consumer markets over the next two decades.

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