Weekly Asia News (Friday)

KKR and KKR Capstone enhance operations in Australia

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 17:37

The majority of Asian retail investors are self-directed, or do-it-yourself (DIY) investors, not relying on financial advisors to make their investment decisions. One in three respondents to Cerulli Associates' proprietary survey of 4,000 retail investors across wealth tiers in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore indicated that they do not have a financial advisor, with nearly 40% of mass retail investors indicating they have no access to financial advice. »

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Auda appoints Eunseok So to Asian private equity team

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 10:07

Private equity investor Auda International has appointed Eunseok So as a Senior Vice President, based in the firm’s Hong Kong office.  »

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CITIC Limited and KKR jointly invest in United Envirotech

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 12:01

CITIC and KKR jointly have formed a consortium to make a pre-conditional voluntary offer (VGO) for all the shares in United Envirotech Ltd (UEL). »

Hong Kong

Auda appoints Lucian Wu to Asian PE practice

Mon, 10/11/2014 - 06:03

Private equity investor Auda International has appointed Lucian Wu as a managing director, based in the firm’s Hong Kong office. »

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Columbia Pacific Management to take healthcare expertise in Asia to China hospitals

Thu, 06/11/2014 - 14:00

Columbia Pacific Management – one of the largest healthcare providers in Asia – is bringing its international expertise to the China hospital market.   »

Hong Kong

Evercore Private Funds Group strengthens Asia Pacific presence

Mon, 03/11/2014 - 16:00

Evercore’s Private Funds Group has made two new hires in its Hong Kong office, expanding the team’s current activities in the Asia Pacific region. »


Maples and Calder strengthens Singapore presence

Mon, 03/11/2014 - 14:10

International law firm Maples and Calder has appointed Michael Gagie to the role of managing partner of the firm's Singapore office and has promoted associate Jess Stock to of counsel. »

Handshake and money

Sequoia leads USD8m investment in Zoomcar

Fri, 31/10/2014 - 11:40

Indian car rental company Zoomcar has secured an investment from private equity firm Sequoia Capital.  »

Hong Kong

Asia Climate Partners establishes HQ in Hong Kong

Wed, 29/10/2014 - 11:43

Asia Climate Partners (ACP), a joint venture by the Asian Development Bank, ORIX Corporation and Robeco Institutional Asset Management, has launched its headquarters in Hong Kong. »

Exit sign

Adamas sees 28.2 per cent IRR from latest exit

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 12:31

Investment fund Project Innovation has exited from another Chinese credit-finance project with a gross internal rate of return (IRR) of 28.19 per cent. »


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