PRIVATE EQUITY

Total disclosed PE and VC deal value down 65% in Q1: EY

PRIVATE equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) activity in South-east Asia was sluggish in the first quarter of 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, though investments in some segments are expected to...

Total disclosed PE and VC deal value down 65% in Q1: EY

PRIVATE equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) activity in South-east Asia was sluggish in the first quarter of 2020 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, though investments in some segments are expected to pick...

PE and VC fund-raising hit a snag in Q1: Preqin

THE private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) industries faced headwinds in fund-raising during the first quarter of 2020, but the outlook for the medium to long term is positive, says a report by...

Private markets data providers tap rising demand in S-E Asia

THE business of providing data on privately held companies and their capital raising activities is looking more promising than ever as investors continue flocking to South-east Asia in search of...

Pandemic helped topple two retailers. So did private equity

J CREW and Neiman Marcus were each facing a host of issues before the coronavirus pandemic forced them to close their stores and eventually file for bankruptcy, including trouble adjusting to the...

The real tech innovation of the decade? Other people's money

TECHNOLOGY changed every molecule of life in the 2010s.

Private equity firms starting 2020 with more cash than ever

PRIVATE equity firms are ready to pounce in 2020, armed with a record level of cash.

Private equity luring companies to stay private for longer: EY

THE proliferation of private equity funds looking to tap growth in the region is enticing some companies in Singapore to stay private for longer, according to senior executives at global...

Asahi unit to acquire Singapore vending machine operator Advend Systems

THE latest in a string of private deals involving Singapore’s small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs), homegrown vending machine operator Advend...

Super-rich families pour into US$787b private debt market

[NEW YORK] Like many members of the global super rich, Monaco-based financier Evgeny Denisenko faces an investing challenge.

Tech startups finding few takers from private equity - for now

PRIVATE equity firms here don't seem ready to invest in the newfangled tech startups that their venture capital counterparts usually target, but this could change down the road as these startups...