Private Equity

Bain: SEA private equity deal value falls 52% in 2022

Southeast Asia’s (SEA) private equity (PE) market deal value fell 52 percent in 2022 compared to the previous year, with deal count also declining 15 percent year-on-year, Bain & Company (Bain) said Thursday.

Capital Markets Malaysia launches Corporate Venture Capital Program to advance local ecosystem

Capital Markets Malaysia (CMM), an affiliate of the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), has on Tuesday launched the nation’s first Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Programm to advance the domestic venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) ecosystem by stimulating corporate investments by larger public listed companies (PLCs)

Capital Square Partners and Basil Technology team up for $700M tech fund in Asia

Capital Square Partners (CSP) and Basil Technology Partners (BTP) (collectively the GP or the team), two Singapore-based private equity firms, announced Thursday a new partnership and the successful close of a about $700 million fund (CSP Fund II).

Securities Commission Malaysia revises venture capital and private equity framework

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has enhanced its guidelines on the registration of venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) corporations and management corporations (VC/PE Guidelines). The revisions took effect on November 28.

Singapore’s SC Capital Partners teams up ADIA to form Asia Pacific data center investment program

SC Capital Partners Pte Ltd, the Singapore-headquartered private equity real estate fund manager, has announced the formation of a data centre investment program with a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA). SC Capital Partners has secured commitments for the new mandate from ADIA, with the ability to scale up over time to $2…

US private equity firm L Catterton establishes Impact Fund platform

L Catterton, the United States-based consumer-focused private equity firm, announced Monday the establishment of its impact investing platform and the appointment of Tehmina Haider and Michael O'Leary as Partners to lead the strategy.

Singapore’s Tower Capital Asia collects $379M in maiden fundraise

Singapore-based private equity firm Tower Capital Asia has on Tuesday concluded the final closing of its maiden blind-pool private equity vehicle, TOWER CAPITAL PE FUND I, LP. A total of $379 million has been raised from pre-eminent institutional investors and family offices globally, surpassing the Firm’s original target of $300 million.

Singapore private equity firm Azalea launches first sustainability fund

Azalea Investment Management Pte. Ltd. (Azalea) has launched the Altrium Sustainability Fund I (ASF I), which will invest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) focused opportunities to achieve positive environmental and social outcomes alongside private equity financial returns. ASF I is a PE fund-of-funds product that enables institutional and…

Malaysia’s private equity and venture capital funding up 26.75% to $3.52B in 2021

Malaysia's total committed funds for private equity and venture capital rose 26.75 percent to MYR14.83 billion ($3.52 billion) in 2021 from MYR11.7 billion ($2.78 billion) in 2020, according to Securities Commission Malaysia's (SC) 2021 annual report revealed on Monday.Total committed funds under management for private equity increased to MYR9.65 billion…