UBS GAM recruits Asia marketing chief; KKR Asia head moves to US; Capital makes sales hires; Ariel opens Sydney office; OMGI boosts sales team; H2 makes fintech push; and Edelweiss hires PE head.
The private equity giant aims to extend its private lending activities and is also eyeing property investments as it seeks opportunities for its $6 billion Asia-focused fund.
Some private equity firms have responded to the difficult fundraising environment by branching out. This trend is evident from our list of the 25 most influential people in Asian PE.
Buyout firm KKR closes the region’s largest PE fund at a time when competitors are falling short of targets in a highly competitive fundraising environment.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts points to a number of appealing prospects for private equity investors in China and Japan.