The South Korean market highlights an ongoing dilemma for asset owners’ appetite for private equity investments.
Most family offices in Asia are ready to get started with ESG impact investing, but the question they have is “how?”, according to Robert Kim of professional athlete Jeremy Lin’s family office.
As valuations take a hit and policy uncertainties remain, GPs are working hard to demonstrate the long-term growth potential of their portfolio companies.
Inflation will continue to place pressure on assets, and the insurer will remain defensive On interest rates and equities, said CIO Mark Shi.
The Korean national pension fund seems prepared to weather potential storms from public markets this year through alternative allocations.
Asia-Pacific asset owners have lost interest in private equity, although alternative asset allocations, in general, have increased from 15.3% to 21.5% over a six-month period, according to AsianInvestor’s most recent survey.
Despite ending its first quarter of fiscal 2023 with a $16 billion decrease in net assets, the Canadian pension plan manager increased its PE commitments across Asia, including China and India.
Dry powder has been slow to deploy amid lower interest rates pre-2022, the pandemic and difficulty in finding deals, industry insiders told AsianInvestor.
With Singapore as its base, single family office Carbon Graphite is looking to invest in start-ups in the innovation and technology sector in the region, as well as searching for other opportunities globally.
With an eye on private assets amid growing inflation and uncertainty, sovereign wealth funds pivot to US and Asia Pacific and away from Europe as the war in Ukraine rages, according to the latest Invesco report.
Trust and relationship-building are among the biggest factors for single family offices looking for co-investment partners.
The growth of private equity fund ownership of multi-family residences will drive up rents and volatility. Limiting rent increases can help, but only to a point, the APG head of European real estate said.