The family office of Alibaba's co-founder likes to do its own hands-on due diligence and favours deals that can make a difference, rather than investments for the sake of ESG.
This is the second of two stories taking a close look at China’s private equity market and the sectors that are still of investment interest for foreign capital, in the aftermath of regulatory crackdowns.
This is the first of two stories that take a close look at China’s private equity market after rounds of regulatory crackdown on various sectors, and how foreign asset owners are reading all the changes.
A recent survey from AsianInvestor’s Asset Owner Insights showed that China is among the top five destinations for Asian asset owners’ alternative investments in the next six to 12 months.
The joint-venture is expected to be between $1-3 billion in size to invest in PE opportunities in China and globally. The deal is seen as mutually beneficial in terms of education transfer.
There have been a lot of new entrants to the private-equity market in China in the past year, but limited partners are becoming more discerning about who they invest with.