Malaysia PE/VC capital commitment at $1.45b in 2016

View of Kuala Lumpur City at night

Malaysia witnessed funds committed in venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) space at $1.45 billion (MYR 6.5 billion) last year, less than doubling in the past ten years amid concerns around the quality of underlying assets to be held by the investor firms.

Malaysia’s Securities Commission, however is working on recommendations for the concerns through a task force it has constituted for looking at the concerns in the PE and VC industry in the country, the recommendations that could be out by the middle of this year.

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