Will focus on emerging markets like Indonesia, Vietnam: Jeffrey Perlman, Warburg Pincus

Will focus on emerging markets like Indonesia, Vietnam: Jeffrey Perlman, Warburg Pincus

Warburg Pincus, the New York-based private equity (PE) major, recently participated in a $550 million funding round in Indonesia’s Go-Jek, which provides motorcycle rides on demand.

Its participation in the largest round ever raised by an Indonesia startup is yet another instance of Warburg’s rising focus on Asia’s private equity market. Warburg is no stranger to the region — it has been active since 1994, when it was among the first global PE firms to set up an office in Hong Kong.

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