Thailand's SCB 10X appoints Mukaya Panich as CEO
SCB 10X, the VC arm of Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank, has appointed Mukaya Panich, its chief investment and venture officer, as CEO.
EmergeVest co-founder joins VI to launch credit strategy
A three-person team from EmergeVest, including co-founder Roger Moh, has moved to Hong Kong-based VI Asset Management to launch a private credit strategy.
India's ChrysCapital adds US-based operating partner
India's ChrysCapital Partners has appointed Sanjay Jalona, formerly CEO of the IT division of Indian engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro, as an operating partner based in the US.
Navis enters Asia credit space
Navis Capital Partners has launched a credit unit that will provide financing to companies in Asia that require growth capital but are reluctant to bring in equity investors.
Brett Sutton to leave role as CVC's Australia chair
Brett Sutton, a former partner at Affinity Equity Partners who was recruited by CVC Capital Partners last August to oversee the reestablishment of its Australia presence, will leave the firm at the end of the year.
BII names new India head
British International Investment (BII), a UK development finance institution formerly known as CDC Group, has named 20-year private equity veteran Manav Bansal as its head of India.
Singapore-based Timothy Zee leaves PAG
Timothy Zee, a Singapore-based managing director with PAG whose primary responsibilities included deal sourcing and business development, has left the firm after 10 years.
Karthik Prabhakar to leave India's Chiratae Ventures
Karthik Prabhakar, who joined Chiratae Ventures – then IDG Ventures India – as a senior analyst in 2011 and rose to the level of managing director and head of global fundraising, has announced his departure from the firm.
KKR's Greater China head transitions to advisor role
Paul Yang, KKR’s Greater China head, is moving to an advisory role as the private equity firm looks to appoint a replacement based full-time in mainland China.
Future Fund promotes private equity head to deputy CIO
Alicia Gregory, head of private equity at Australia’s Future Fund, has been promoted to deputy CIO with responsibility for private markets.
Clifford Chance poaches Asia funds partner from Kirkland
Clifford Chance has bolstered its Asia private funds offering with the recruitment of Liyong Xing, formerly a partner at Kirkland & Ellis.
India's Anicut Capital hits first close on VC fund
Indian early-stage investor Anicut Capital has achieved a first close of INR 1.1bn (USD 14.2m) on its latest VC fund, which is targeting INR 5bn. It coincides with the nomination of a new partner.
Blackstone boosts Asia credit coverage
The Blackstone Group has recruited Mark Glengarry, formerly of Anchorage Capital Group, as head of Asia Pacific origination for its credit business.
Franklin Templeton strengthens Asia PE coverage of agri-food
Franklin Templeton has appointed Patrick Vizzone as a managing director and head of agri-food for its Asia Pacific alternatives group. He will lead PE and VC investments in the space globally.
Singapore fintech investor Arbor Ventures adds partner
Singapore-based global financial technology investor Arbor Ventures has appointed Peter Sanborn, who formerly held several senior corporate development roles at PayPal, as a general partner.
Hong Kong's Silverhorn recruits Bert Kwan as PE head
Bert Kwan, formerly of Northstar Group and Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE), has joined Hong Kong-headquartered multi-asset investment firm Silverhorn as head of private equity.
Wellington Management hires Asia fundraiser
Wellington Management has recruited Xiaying Zhang, formerly head of Hamilton Lane’s Singapore office, to lead fundraising efforts for its private investment strategies in Asia Pacific.
Private wealth: Talent war
A shortage of fundraisers familiar with the high-net-worth segment is being keenly felt in Asia as global GPs look to raise more capital through private bank channels
Lightspeed India promotes three to partner
Lightspeed India Partners has promoted Shuvi Shrivastava, Pinn Lawjindakul, and Rahul Taneja to partners with responsibility for early-stage investments.
Burda's Asia head recruited by Eurazeo
Albert Shyy, formerly head of Asia at Burda Principal Investments (BPI), the investment arm of European technology and media company Hubert Burda Media, has joined Eurazeo in Singapore.
Hong Kong-based Martin Mok moves on from CVC
Martin Mok, a senior managing director with CVC Capital Partners in Hong Kong, has left the firm just over a year after his arrival from EQT.
East Ventures names new managing partner
Indonesia’s East Ventures has promoted Wai Kit Koh, one of the founders of Temasek Holdings’ Pavilion Capital, to managing partner.
AppWorks targets $360m for Fund IV, launches Web3 arm
Taiwan-based VC firm and accelerator AppWorks has established a dedicated Web3 arm and plans to launch its fourth flagship fund with a target of USD 360m in the second quarter of 2022.
Rede opens Hong Kong office, appoints Asia head
Placement agent and fundraising advisor Rede Partners has opened an office in Hong Kong and appointed Charles Wan, formerly of Atlantic Pacific Capital, as Asia head.