Ontario Teachers and ADIA have invested roughly $600 million each for stakes of just under 50% in Asia-focused infrastructure firm Equis.
Private debt managers are coming out of the COVID-19 crisis with high hopes for a strong year on expected demand for credit.
Schroders appointed its first head of private debt for Australia, with plans to build a team of roughly five people in the market.
Carlyle Japan taps executive at KKR-backed auto parts maker to join its corporate carve-out team in Tokyo.
Manulife Investment Management taps an Aberdeen Standard veteran to develop its private markets business in the Asia-Pacific region.
Tikehau Capital and Tokyo-based T&D Insurance Group agreed to a “business and capital alliance” focused on Tikehau's private debt offerings.
GIC, CDPQ investment veterans say high valuations are prompting their organizations to adopt a more proactive approach to private markets.
Bain & Co. said record private equity deal volumes and exit values in 2018 mask growing challenges for the industry.
Bain & Co. names Satish Shankar, the head of the management-consulting firm's Southeast Asia business, as its next Asia-Pacific head.
CBRE Group appointed its managing director of capital markets for Greater China as the first president of the firm's China business.
Singapore's GIC and Australian property group Dexus formed a joint venture to invest roughly A$2 billion in Australian logistics properties.
CDPQ stresses local hires in markets such as China and India in building its private equity capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region.
CDPQ is expanding its Asia-Pacific infrastructure team, as it bids for a big greenfield project with construction, patronage risks.
Ethan Kang joined Man Group in Hong Kong as managing director, head of Korea.
Shawn Khazzam was promoted to head of Asia-Pacific of J.P. Morgan Asset Management's newly created alternatives solutions group.
Akitoshi Yamada will join Pantheon Group as managing director, head of Japan for the private markets investment firm's Tokyo office.
New Zealand Super, a member of Focusing Capital on the Long Term, seeks to do just that with a consortium to build and run a rail line.
International Property Funds Management must prove itself, but alignment with its owners should speed the process, analysts say.
Baidu will divest a majority stake in its financial services business to investors, including private equity managers TPG and Carlyle Group.
GLP and Brookfield say they plan to build rooftop solar capacity sufficient to power 750,000 households in China annually.
Japan Post Bank and Japan Post Insurance's first joint effort is focused on domestic private equity investments but could widen in the future.
AMP acquires 24.9% stake in PCCP in a move toward building global real estate platform.
Partners Group's Peter Wuffli said his firm's relative-value, multiasset-class capabilities will be key to meeting Asia's growing appetite for private markets.
Rahul Ghai joined Partners Group as a managing director with the private markets investor's Singapore-based private real estate team.
Shunsuke Tanahashi, a senior vice president in Partners Group's Tokyo office, was named head of the private markets manager's Tokyo business.