Sequoia China, Hillhouse heads may land key role in Shanghai’s new tech board: Report

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Sequoia Capital China founder and managing partner Neil Shen Nanpeng and Hillhouse Capital CEO Zhang Lei are among the candidates for the consultative committee that would decide which companies could list on the upcoming Nasdaq-style technology board in Shanghai.

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SoftBank’s Vision Fund promotes Lydia Jett to partner

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Jett joined SoftBank four years ago, leading and managing global investments in consumer internet and e-commerce companies.


Singapore’s B Capital adds former Apple exec as new partner

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B Capital’s other partners are Saverin, Raj Ganguly, Gavin Teo, Kabir Narang, Allen Duan, and Virginia Schmitt.


CLSA chief executive Slone resigns following bonus cuts, Citic changes

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The move followed a drop of about 60% in CLSA’s 2018 bonus pool and a number of other recent changes instigated by Citic, including staff adjustments and an overhaul of CLSA’s compensation structure.


Temasek International names Dilhan Pillay Sandarasegara as new CEO

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Pillay will succeed Lee Theng Kiat, who will take over from Ho Ching as chairman of Temasek International.


Tencent said to target 10% job cuts amid cooling growth, intense competition

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Tencent follows a slew of Chinese tech companies from JD.com Inc. to Didi Chuxing that’re shaking up their ranks to tide them over tougher times.


Lee Fixel: The man behind some of India’s biggest startup moments

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Fixel backed 49 Indian startups during his time at Tiger Global. Not all of them paid off, but the outsized pay-offs from his early bets in Flipkart and Ola are undeniable.


People Digest: Manulife Real Estate appoints Asia MD; DBS beefs up team

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Singapore-based DBS Private Bank has appointed Lee Woon Shiu as its new regional head of wealth planning, family office and insurance solutions.


Ace entrepreneurs in India make comebacks in familiar territory

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Darshan Patel, who sold Paras Pharma in 2006, has made a come back with Vini Cosmetics, while Crompton Greaves’s Gautam Thapar is looking to re-enter the consumer space.


Indian PE firm ChrysCapital rejigs top deck, ropes in Mariwala as advisor

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The company has also rejigged its top team and named Sanjay Kukreja as its new chief investment officer.