COMMENTARY

IN the current era of ultra-low risk-free rates of return, the financial innovation challenge of the day seems to be figuring out how to give retail investors access to the sweet returns of...

BT EXCLUSIVE

RETAIL investors wanting to get in on the burgeoning private equity space can now invest through private capital raising platform CapBridge, albeit subject to certain requirements.

A SINGAPORE-BASED private equity (PE) fund has become the first in the world to secure financing for PEs that is tied to sustainability improvement, reflecting the rising interest from the...

[NEW YORK] Robin Doumar, co-founder of independent debt provider Park Square Capital, sees a growing investor appetite for private credit deals that meet environmental, social and governance (ESG...

DESPITE a challenging year for global financial markets in 2018, Singapore’s assets under management (AUM) increased further by 5.4 per cent to S$3.44 trillion, according to an annual poll by the...

MORE private equity investors in Asia are sourcing their own deals and making direct investments, venturing into territory traditionally dominated by the General Partners (GPs) of funds, said...

[FRANKFURT] Berlin's vibrant startup scene is creating a new generation of wealthy entrepreneurs who are increasingly looking for advice on how to manage their money.

PRIVATE EQUITY

AFFIRMA CAPITAL, the newly- spun-off former private equity business of Standard Chartered Bank, is eyeing buyout opportunities in Singapore, and has its sights on founder-owned, medium-sized...

[DUBAI] The collapse of Abraaj Group didn't just kill the private equity firm Arif Naqvi built in Dubai. It ruined the entire market.

BT EXCLUSIVE

A BURGEONING startup scene coupled with record levels of dry powder are nudging some private equity (PE) firms in South-east Asia into the territory of cash-burning, rapid-growth companies.