By Martinne Geller
The latest acquisition, of Nestle’s U.S. confectionery business, was by far his biggest bet, sinking $2.8b into a market where Nestle was losing ground,
Prior to Carlyle, Liu was an MD at Goldman Sachs in Asia
Woessner has joined Lazard as a Director
Yoma Strategic is one of three publicly listed companies that have grown out of a business founded by the elder Pun in 1983, one of the largest conglomerates in Myanmar.
Nirula was responsible for investments in consumer companies, retail firms, financial services and industrials.
Private equity major TPG has appointed former JP Morgan executive Jason Mcleod, a leading deal maker for the latter in Melbourne.
Among the recent additions are Michael Parry, who joined from Goldman Sachs as a director focused on Asian equity sales.
Where Chinese college graduates once coveted a prestigious overseas job and foreign citizenship, many today gravitate toward career opportunities at home, where venture capital is now plentiful and the government dangles financial incentives for cutting-edge research.
Wilmerding’s duties include evaluation and commitment to alternative investment opportunities across Asia including Australia.
Abel, 55, the chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, was named Berkshire’s vice chairman for non-insurance business operations, while Jain, 66, Berkshire’s top insurance executive, was named vice chairman for insurance operations.