ARIE Capital Group has been granted approval for its Private Fund Management (PFM) licence from the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC), and its Qualified Foreign Limited Partner (QFLP) licence by the Tianjin Free Trade Zone Bureau of Finance.
In this week's podcast, Sunaina Sinha, managing partner at Cebile Capital, discusses the findings of the firm's recent survey of 100 global LPs, including how LPs have shifted their modus operandi in 2020, who the winners are in terms of allocation flow during the pandemic, and the fact that 51 per cent of LPs expect to increase commitments to private equity in 2021.
By Sam Gilbert-Ward, Business Analyst, Pollen Street Capital – Environmental, social and governance issues have been rising up the agenda across all industries, not least financial services. Within the sector, we’ve seen businesses eager to embed impact as an integral part of their overarching company strategy. However, while ESG has become a ‘buzzword’, a lot of businesses don’t know how best to maximise their impact.
Maverix Private Equity has appointed SS&C GlobeOp as fund administrator for its inaugural growth equity fund.
Affirma Capital has held a first close of its fifth Korea fund, Ascenta V, with an AUM of USD403 million, to invest in buyout and growth capital opportunities in emerging markets including Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
Private equity firm Genstar Capital has held the first and final closing of Genstar Capital Partners X (Fund X) with approximately USD10.2 billion in total commitments. In addition, the firm has raised committed overage capacity of USD1.5 billion from select limited partners for Genstar’s Opportunities Fund X, which will co-invest in Fund X’s larger transactions.
Leading global investment firm KKR has held the final close of KKR Asian Fund IV, a USD15 billion fund focused on investments in private equity transactions across the Asia Pacific region.
In this week's podcast, Private Equity Wire hears from Andrew Bernstein, senior managing director and head of private equity at Capital Dynamics, on why some managers able to meet their fundraising targets despite the pandemic, while others are struggling to reach their targets, and why firms with proprietary sourcing capabilities might be better positioned to take advantage of liquidity-based opportunities at the moment?
Atlas Holdings (Atlas) has held the first and final close of its fourth private equity investment fund, Atlas Capital Resources IV LP (ACR IV) at its hard cap of USD3.1 billion.
Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, has held the final close of Capital Dynamics Global Secondaries V (GSEC V) with approximately USD786 million in commitments.