private equity

Mobile payments: local business for local people

MoMo’s chairman explains why Vietnam’s first national champion could be a fintech player as countries wake up to the implications of letting foreign companies take strategic stakes in their leading e-payment providers.
May 06, 2019

Luckin Coffee bags another $150m ahead of US IPO

China's fast-growing coffee chain is clearly on the double espressos. Despite widespread concerns about its cash-burning business model, it has just completed its third funding round in 10 months.
April 17, 2019

Hang tight: BPEA intends to ride out stormy Asian property markets

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.
March 11, 2019