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APG taps former MetLife director to lead Asian PE activity

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

Japan’s J-STAR returns with fourth buyout fund – exclusive

The mid-market specialist is targeting around $386m for its fourth fund since 2006, Private Equity International has learned.

Ex-Noah CIO resurfaces at Legend Capital

PV Wang has joined early stage and venture firm Legend Capital as its chief operating officer.
HKVCA China Private Equity Summit 2019

US-China trade war threatens emerging manager fundraising

LPs are opting to back larger, brand-name firms with more established track records in China, an industry conference in Hong Kong has heard.
Vietnam

Warburg Pincus doubles China target as it eyes South-East Asia

The buyout giant's China Fund I had the flexibility to invest in South-East Asia and the latest vehicle is understood to have an expanded mandate for the region.
Singapore

Temasek’s latest private equity-backed CFO portfolio in three charts

KKR, Warburg Pincus and TPG-managed funds are included in the Singaporean state investor unit's latest securitised offering.
Sydney, Australia

Australia’s Liverpool Partners mulls debut third-party fund – exclusive

The deal-by-deal firm is expected to target as much as A$300m when it comes to market in 2020.
Melbourne, Australia, time

Why Australia’s BGH needn’t worry about slow deployment – yet

TPG veteran Ben Gray’s firm is understood to be using credit lines to avoid fee-drag on Australia’s largest first-time fund.
Paris, France

Morgan Stanley acquires GP stake to back Tikehau’s US expansion

The investment bank invested through its $1.4bn North Haven Tactical Value fund, which closed in December.
Mumbai, India

India’s Lighthouse closes third fund as market heats up

The firm has raised $230m for India 2020 Fund III which received backing from investors including the International Finance Corporation, CDC Group and DEG.
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