Private Equity

SC releases practical guide on venture capital and private equity in Malaysia

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has on Thursday issued the first edition of the ‘Practical Guide on Venture Capital and Private Equity in Malaysia’ (Guide) in Malaysia.

Bain & Company : SEA’s private equity deal falls in 2023 amid global turmoil

The private equity (PE) deal value in Southeast Asia (SEA) fell 39 percent to $9 billion last year compared to the previous five-year average (2018-2022), while deal volume dropped 24 percent in the same period, Bain & Company said Thursday.

Securities Commission Malaysia to launch 5-year MSME Roadmap to increase MSMEs capital market access

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) said Monday it will soon launch a five-year micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) Roadmap, which aims to provide increased access to the capital market for MSMEs.

Tsangs Group and John Textor’s Family Office join forces again for global investments

Tsangs Group, an innovation-focused family office that bridges East and West, and the family office of entertainment technology pioneer John Textor have signed a partnership agreement to jointly invest globally in entertainment, sports, and media.

India’s NIIF invests $25M in Amicus Capital

Indian government backed fund National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited (NIIF) has announced a commitment of INR 207 crores ($25 million) to private equity firm Amicus Capital.

Temasek-backed ABC Impact secures first close of Fund II with support from new investors

Temasek-backed private equity firm ABC Impact has announced the successful first closing of its second impact fund, ABC Impact Fund II. Launched in August 2023, ABC Impact Fund II has garnered support from new investors, notably a Southeast Asian sovereign wealth fund.

Asia Partners’ Southeast Asia tech fund hits final close at $474M

Singapore-based Asia Partners Fund Management announced Tuesday that it has closed its Southeast Asia second tech fund at $474 million. Including the $384 million close of its debut fund in 2021, Asia Partners now has $1 billion in assets under management.

Bain & Company: global healthcare private equity deal reaches $60B in 2023

The healthcare sector continued to be a hub of private equity (PE) deal activity in 2023, reaching $60 billion in announced deal value, despite higher global interest rates, inflationary pressures, and broader geopolitical uncertainty, Bain & Company said Wednesday.

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Navigating wealth management: The emergence of new family offices in Singapore

The emergence of new #familyoffices in #Singapore signifies not only a wealth management opportunity but also a chance to make a positive impact on society. Singapore's appeal as a family office hub, combined with the growing recognition of the importance of philanthropy, provides a unique platform for these offices to contribute meaningfully to the local…

Aument Capital Partners, StashAway join forces to further democratize access to private market investments

Singapore-based technology- focused, family office for entrepreneurs Aument Capital Partners (ACP) and investment platform StashAway have announced a collaboration that will go towards democratizing access to private market investments. Through this partnership, ACP will leverage StashAway's private market offering, enabling its clients to invest in funds…