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Alvarez & Marsal hires veteran to lead China push

Ron Thompson is joining the professional services firm as MD and will also head the firm's restructuring business in the region with a focus on China.

Legal winners at the PEI Media Awards

Which law firms won across the alternative asset classes?

Adams Street opens Seoul office

Chris Cho, who joined the Adams Street Partners this month from Lazard Asset Management, will head the firm's Seoul outpost as a principal.

Australia fund overhaul to reduce regs ‘burden’

The national regulator has proposed changes to six areas of funds registration and compliance regulation.

GP-LP relationship ‘challenged’ by transparency demands

Two reports conclude transparency requirements are affecting the GP-LP dynamic and can be difficult to achieve.

Australian funds can raise via ICO in some circumstances

The country’s regulator becomes the latest to clarify its position on ICOs.

USAA case likely to be a 'one-off'

The investment manager is being sued for allegedly withholding payment to a placement agent, putting its market reputation at risk.

Indian banks get green light on PE

Institutions no longer have to seek approval from the Reserve Bank of India to invest in alternative investment funds.

Hong Kong plans tax overhaul to attract PE

The current regime is too restrictive and discourages investment in start-ups, officials say as they look to compete with Singapore.

China outbound guidance to boost M&A funds

New regulations expected to slow China outbound deals are in fact paving the way for more cross-border buyout funds targeting government-favoured industries such as manufacturing.

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