Expect consolidation in Indonesian O2O space, says Kudo CEO Nugroho

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Grab’s acquisition of Kudo will be a positive reference for startups and investors as far as consolidation is concerned, Nugroho said.

Many niche PE funds will emerge in next few years in India: Amit Mehta, IIFL Asset Management

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IIFL India PE Fund is targetting to raise up to Rs 1,500 crore.


Southeast Asia to witness more acquihiring: Access Ventures’ Charles Rim

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The demographics and talent pool of Indonesia and Vietnam are the key reasons for Access Ventures to select these markets to focus on in Southeast Asia, said Rim.


Singapore’s Centurion to raise $22m more for global student accommodation fund

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The Centurion Student Accommodation Fund is the company’s second such vehicle, which targets purpose-built student accommodation investments across the world, excluding the US.


Indonesia’s Kejora Ventures set to raise next early-stage fund

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Kejora is currently deploying from a joint fund with S Korea’s Intervest that has a target corpus of $100 million.


2019 to be a strong year for PE exits, says BNP Paribas India top exec

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The 2019 elections will increase volatility in the short term but are unlikely to impact the investment strategies of strategic investors, he said.


Prefer to invest in picks and shovels in SE Asia, says B Capital’s Narang

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The VC firm closed its maiden fund at $360 million in 2018.


Valuations ahead of fundamentals is just froth: Avnish Bajaj, Matrix Partners India

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The venture capital firm recently raised an additional $21 million for its third fund, taking the total amount raised by the vehicle to $321 million.


Passive investment style not apt for markets like Vietnam: Mekong Capital’s Freund

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Value creation, and not financial engineering, will deliver results for private equity in the Vietnamese market, according to Chris Freund, founder and partner at Mekong Capital.


Grab-backer Toyota banks on strategic deals to evolve from selling cars to selling mobility

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Toyota is future-proofing itself by backing firms like Uber & Grab.