Gary Rieschel’s career in venture capital began in the US before the dotcom bubble burst. Now the co-founder of China-based Qiming Venture Partners advocates a cautious investment strategy
Following the recent closing of Advent International’s eighth global private equity fund at $13 billion, Filippo de Vecchi, the firm’s managing director and co-head of Greater China, explains how Asia fits into the strategy
With a remit to target cross-border investments that incorporate China and Southeast Asia, NDE Capital is an active player in Indonesia. John Lin, the firm’s managing partner, explains why he is bullish about the market
The key to persuading a Chinese entrepreneur to give up control of a company is not to approach him as a private equity firm, but as someone who knows how to run the business, says Derek Sulger, a partner at mid-market consumer buyout firm Lunar Capital.
Rahul Khanna drew on his experiences in Silicon Valley to identify and then fill a gap in India’s VC landscape. The result was Trifecta Capital, the country’s first venture debt fund
Following the announcement of L Capital's merger with Catterton, Ravi Thakran, managing partner and chairman of L Capital Asia, discusses the implications of the deal and shares his views on the investment climate
BHR Partners was set up as an extension of Bohai Industrial Investment Fund to support Chinese companies going overseas. CEO Jonathan Li and Managing Partner Xin Wang explain the strategy
Peter Wiggs, CEO of Archer Capital, on why the IPO slowdown has helped PE deal flow, the attractiveness of education and healthcare, and recently spun-out Archer Growth
Chang Sun swapped his life as head of North Asia at Warburg Pincus to become a farmer in China. He sees substantial financial and social opportunities in modernizing a highly inefficient agriculture sector
Having spent 20 years at Warburg Pincus, during which he helped set up the firm’s China business, Chang Sun chose agriculture for his next challenge. His start-up, Black Soil, aims to bring consolidation, automation and improved productivity to a sector...
David Liu and Ming Lu, who head up KKR’s private equity operations in Asia, discuss dislocation in China and its neighboring markets, engineering cross-border deal flow, and how GPs can differentiate themselves
In addition to an advisory business that targets large-scale LPs, Hamilton Lane has a discretionary portfolio geared towards the middle market. It expects Asian GPs in this space to adapt to changing dynamics
Nick Nash left a career with General Atlantic to work for one of the private equity firm’s portfolio companies. A year later he sees it as one of the best moves he’s ever made
Popular belief in the US that China is playing catch-up or copycat on technology is misguided, according to Andrew Chung, a managing partner at Khosla Ventures, who claims to see incredible amounts of innovation taking place in the country.
Jonathan Lavine, managing partner at Sankaty Advisors, explains the firm’s strategy in Asia and globally. The following is taken from an interview for AVCJ TV conducted in the summer of 2015
A group of top-level LPs of varying sizes came together at this year’s AVCJ Forum to discuss what they want from co-investment, how they prefer to participate, and ensuring alignment of interest with GPs
From Australia to China and buyouts to venture, industry participants give their perspectives on the year to come for fundraising, investments, and exits
As founder and chairman of H&Q Asia Pacific, Ta-Lin Hsu has played a key role in the development of private equity in Asia. He continues to look for ways to spread innovation
Neil Shen, managing partner of Sequoia Capital China, on identifying stand-out entrepreneurs and the competitive dynamics of a maturing start-up ecosystem
Jean Eric Salata, CEO and founding partner of Baring Private Equity Asia, on why fund and deal sizes are getting bigger
InnoVen Capital, formerly SVB India, is the oldest player in India’s nascent venture debt market. CEO Ajay Hattangdi discusses the firm’s experiences as a pioneer and Temasek’s plans for regional expansion
Driven by a combination of professional ambition and family considerations, Huoy-Ming Yeh has experienced the start-up space in China and the US. She now wants to put this to good use with Upshot
M.K. Sinha, CEO of IDFC Alternatives, explains how the firm has been focusing on private equity exits, gradual accumulation of assets in infrastructure, and opportunistic openings in real estate