Appetite is growing for investments in the mainland shared office sector following WeWork's bold expansion in the country, amid rising demand for Asian real estate assets.
PE firms are increasingly investing alongside Chinese SOEs and eyeing e-commerce and robotics deals, as they seek to keep up with the country's rapid pace of development.
China’s leading private equity firm has applied to the securities regulator for a mutual fund licence. The move has highlighted the trend of PE managers attempting to tap growth from retail investors in China.
John Zhao, CEO of the $7 billion Chinese private equity firm, says investors need to look beyond near-term headwinds to “historic opportunities” that lie ahead.