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A recent report from the British Business Bank found that UK venture funds with a vintage year between 2002 and 2006 outperformed US funds from the same period.
Geoffrey Love
How Wellcome Trust's Geoffrey Love learned to thrive in an asset class that has left many LPs bruised and bloodied.
Khailee Ng, 500 Startups
The UN Development Programme in Indonesia has selected 500 Startups to jointly launch an impact investing accelerator.
Melbourne, Australia
PEI caught up with Neil Stanford, head of PE at the A$45bn superannuation fund, to discuss its push into Aussie VC and its aversion to large domestic buyouts.
Singapore office
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.
Semi-conductors
South Korean tech giant SK has formed a $1bn investor club with China's Legend Holdings to back a semiconductor firm and Legend Capital's funds.
Greater competition for a limited number of assets has diluted equity ownership, delegates told an industry conference on Tuesday.
Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand's government has proposed a NZ$300m fund of funds to back offshore and domestic venture capital managers.
More venture capital-like fund terms could be bad news for limited partners.
More capital than ever is flowing to the continent’s entrepreneurs. With venture capital deal sizes increasing and international VCs joining local counterparts, is African VC reaching critical mass? Vicky Meek reports
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