The San Mateo, California-based investment firm has been looking to grow its private-equity investment options, according to the announcement. Asia Alternatives, a platform that allows investors to make private equity investments in Asia, was founded in Wang, who will work as a managing partner at the newly formed joint venture, will begin building his team in October, according to the announcement.
We specialize in helping investors to access alternative investment opportunities with a focus on Asia. Since making its first investment in an Asian venture capital fund in to present, we have made and advised on commitments to more than 80 alternative investment vehicles. UOBAIM seeks to deliver strong risk-adjusted returns to investors through a range of alternative investment solutions.
The general economic climate today is one that consists of rising trade tensions between the U. Most also believed that global political stability and the international trade situation would worsen in the first six months of Indeed, the belief in a worsening political climate and trade situation tends to have negative implications for economic growth and consumption, as well as investor confidence and overall investments. This is because political instability tends to be linked to uncertainty in the social and regulatory environment which negatively impacts investor confidence, including that of venture capital VC investors.
The 9th annual AVCJ Singapore Forum will bring together more than senior private markets professionals for two days of insightful presentations, thought-provoking discussions and networking. With a backdrop of economic uncertainty, political changes and record dry powder, the emergence of Southeast Asia as an attractive investment destination is further highlighted with strong fundraising, investment and exit activity. The innovation and technology driven solution of local problems is creating regional success stories and this trend is poised to continue.
The overwhelming feeling was that there is no need to panic about the new EU substance legislation within the funds industry. The implementation of FATCA and CRS and changes to the Cayman AML regime over the last few years have forced all Cayman funds to raise their game when it comes to regulatory compliance and the industry has already shown how capable it is of adapting. On the basis that Cayman Islands investment funds are excluded from the requirement to put in place substance under The International Tax Co-operation Economic Substance Law,the main focus for many in the industry will be those that have in place Cayman fund managers.
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: For investors looking to Asia for private equity opportunities, delegates at the recent Opalesque Asian PE Roundtable suggest that early stage venture capital investments might be the golden ticket over the next few years. Asian economies have a longstanding reputation for being focused on technology innovation, but the next generation is leveraging decentralized technology to stand up new ideas quickly and go to market. For investors that get in early, the upside can be significant.
Amar Odedra. Recently, South and Southeast Asia has been in the news for being the latest favoured destination of impact investing. There is however a long journey ahead for the region in order to build excellence at scale and certain problems will need to be addressed.
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The Dymon Asia Macro Fund ranked amongst the top ten hedge funds globally in and in The program offers investors innovative solutions via our multi-portfolio manager strategy or via direct access to select individual managers. Asia Fund is a Singapore and South-East Asia focused private equity fund investing mainly in growth and buyout situations in Small and Medium Enterprises in the region. This Fund has a similar investment focus as the first private equity fund.