Investors back away from Chinese private equity

What will the PE landscape look like 2019? With external threats and structural changes internally, Chinese investors are expected to be more prudent if not as conservative as last year.

No one doubts that last year was an extremely tough one for Chinese private equity investors. And “Cautious” is the word that most investors mention when talking about their investment strategy for the Year of Pig. There are still many uncertainties ahead, they say. 

The whole private equity market has embraced a “capital winter” as fundraising slows, both for startups and for funds. For the latter, only those with a proven track record are able to get enough money while the rest find it hard to attract limited partners.

Capital is concentrating on China's leading players. The number of PE and VC firms raising money declined...

¬ Haymarket Media Limited. All rights reserved.

FinanceAsia has updated its subscription model.

Registered readers now have the opportunity to read 5 articles from our award-winning website for free.

To obtain unlimited access to our award-winning exclusive news and analysis, we offer subscription packages, including single user, team (2-10 users), or office-wide licences.

To help you and your colleagues access our proprietary content, please contact us at subscriptions@financeasia.com, or +(852) 2122 5222

Article limit is reached.

Hello! You have used up all of your free articles on FinanceAsia.

To obtain unlimited access to our award-winning exclusive news and analysis, we offer subscription packages, including single user, team (2-10 users), or office-wide licences. To help you and your colleagues access our proprietary content, please contact us at subscriptions@financeasia.com, or +(852) 2122 5222