After a precipitous drop in early 2019, investor appetite for Asia-focused buyout funds appears to have made a comeback. With more cash in their bags, private equity funds, such as Hillhouse, CITIC Capital and MBK Partners, are gearing up to make big investments in 2020.
FinanceAsia considered the best – and the worst – finance ministers across the Asia Pacific region and examined how they manage their nation's finances in a year of heightened economic and geopolitical uncertainties.
Private equity property managers are facing fierce competition for assets and economic uncertainty. BPEA plans to remain on the sidelines, for now, buying debt rather than equity in countries such as Malaysia. Other property managers should take note.