Tanu Pandey

Senior Writer, Private Equity & Wealth Funds
Email: tanu@dealstreetasia.com

CVC Capital launches $5b fifth Asia vehicle, files with SEC

The fifth fund follows its predecessor CVC Asia Fund IV that had raised $3.5 billion in May 2014

Warburg-backed ESR REIT says 2019 will be a balanced year for acquisitions

The REIT, which currently holds assets worth over $2.2 billion mostly in Singapore, has said it is not in a rush to go overseas.

CPPIB plays to pip other global investors as it seeks to grow SEA logistics portfolio

The key is to make a move and be in the under-served markets in Southeast Asia “before other institutional investors come in,” according to Jimmy Phua, Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Investment Asia at CPPIB.

KKR bats for thoughtful allocations, distressed theme in 2019 as valuation corrections unfold

The firm maintains a 300 basis point overweight position in Traditional Private Equity and 500 basis point underweight in Growth/VC/Other.

KKR hires former Macquarie exec to build APAC infra business

David Luboff will lead the pan-Asia operations of KKR’s global infrastructure business. 

China Everbright’s PE vehicle makes final close at $539m

The fund has already invested over $350 million in various portfolio firms.

Exclusive: SC Capital pushes back final close of $1b fifth fund to Q2 this year

The fund was launched in August 2017 and was expected to wrap up fundraising by the end of 2018. 

TA Associates elevates India head Dhiraj Poddar as MD

Poddar has advised on TA’s investments in ACT, Fincare, Fractal Analytics, Ideal Cures, BillDesk, Prudent Corporate Advisory Services, RateGain, Shilpa Medicare and Tega Industries.

HK-based Gaw Capital continues to pick Chinese office assets, adds one more to kitty

The purchase closely follows Gaw Capital’s acquisition of Ocean Towers, a Grade A office building in Shanghai.

ARA, UK property group Chelsfield buy Singapore office building in JV deal

The building was earlier jointly owned by a Keppel Corp fund and Singapore-listed property developer City Developments.