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PEI 300: The mid-market grows in Asia

The region’s growth story, urbanisation and rising middle class are luring private equity capital.

PEI 300: Six firms making waves

The firms from across the PEI 300 that hit the headlines - for good or bad - this year.

Is it Indonesia’s time to shine?

The archipelago is the obvious choice for private equity firms wanting to capture opportunities the young and urban middle class provide.

ADB: private equity helps us access underpenetrated markets

Now that the market has matured, the Asian Development Bank’s private sector group has a new mission in the region.

Changing dynamics provide opportunity in South-East Asia

High growth environments, more companies of investable size and economic reforms make the region the next hotspot for Asia private equity.

Turkven: ‘I wish we could attract the Norwegian oil fund to Turkey’

The founder of Turkven, Seymur Tari, on the role of sovereign wealth funds and why regulatory fears around Turkey are unfounded.

Ardian taps HarbourVest principal to lead Tokyo office

Kanji Takenaka will be charged with building a business which accounts for more than 12 blue-chip Japanese investors worth $2bn in AUM.

PE fundraising nears 2008 levels – updated

Several huge closes drove the average fund size to $778.8m in 2017, up from $564.2m the previous year.

TVM plots Singapore office launch – exclusive

The opening is dependent on a successful first close for TVM Healthcare MENA III, which has a $250m target, chief executive Helmut Schuehsler told PEI.

Nomura relaunches PE platform

Japan’s largest brokerage firm will put up $895m of its own capital to seed a fund that will target succession-led deals and corporate carve-outs.
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