How Abu Dhabi’s flagship sovereign wealth fund is increasingly making direct private equity investments – with Asia a key focus – in what is a key trend among big asset owners.
Despite headwinds facing the Chinese economy, big asset owners expect mainland private equity to become more attractive, potentially requiring a change in investment approach.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is a big fish in its target markets. Anne Fossemalle, director of private equity funds, says it has seen an uptick in PE returns.
Hong Kong has boosted its competitiveness as a private equity fund centre by confirming, this week, that it would review its tax treatment of carried interest as income.
China's dominance of emerging market PE inflows may be depriving smaller markets of capital, says Anne Fossemalle of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Five experts told AsianInvestor what symptoms Asia's private equity markets are displaying from the recent coronavirus outbreak.