FinanceAsia’s weekly editorial highlights our unique capital markets news from the past week and places them in context of the bigger picture for the months ahead. We welcome your comments and criticisms. Enjoy the Easter break.
As last year drew to a close, FinanceAsia investigated which Chinese private equity and venture capital investors ran the most successful RMB funds during the ten years from 2009 to 2019. We reveal the results today and interview the managers who achieved such stellar performances.
Accelerated adoption for online education is pushing demand for virtual tutoring services amid school closures. While IPOs are practically out of the question, investors look for alternative methods to tap the opportunity.
The Tencent-backed global payments and foreign exchange unicorn debuted its borderless card last month in Australia, but headwinds, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, is taking its toll on its existing client base.
Under the aegis of Softbank’s Vision Fund, the Indian budget hotel chain has quickly expanded into China and Europe. But the startup cannot outrun poor business practices that have left customers dissatisfied and investors skittish.
In a move that has been likened to that of Ant Financial, the Southeast Asian fintech group is busy raising the target amount and separating its business from its parent company, FinanceAsia has learnt.
With an ROI of nearly 900%, FinanceAsia speaks to the founder of arguably the most successful Chinese early stage investors of the last decade, Cowin Venture, to discuss the development of China's fund industry.
A Grab-Gojek consolidation has always been the talk of the town, given overlapping business similarities, but never taken seriously – until now. There are two outcomes that seem the most likely, but an M&A is not one of them.
Big brand private equity companies are opening their wallets for high-tech, low-asset companies riding off consumers unabated demand for mobile internet access. Singapore’s Circles.Life is the most recent recipient of their financial backing.