Hong Kong’s investment arm will give priority to investments in tech and advanced manufacturing after receiving over 100 investment proposals from venture capital funds and asset managers.
The $183 billion pension fund is targeting India and technology companies supporting the big data boom.
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A counter-cyclical view will potentially serve investors well in using bleak market conditions and depressed valuations as opportunities to build venture and growth capital exposure within portfolios, according to Steven Yang, head of global venture investments at Schroders Capital.
The wealth fund is using its international presence to pave the way for other South Korean investors, holding knowledge-sharing and networking forums in key investment hubs.
Rapidly changing market conditions and a pandemic have led the Hong Kong-based family office to adapt its investing approach, its chairman said at the AsianInvestor Family Office Briefing.
Hong Kong-based Happiness Capital ventures into future-proof technologies to keep family businesses at the forefront.
Geopolitical risks and a slowing global economy prompt Greater Bay Area Homeland Investments and Hong Kong tycoon Adrian Cheng's C Capital to look for private companies that are not reliant on overseas markets.
Despite a growing sense of caution in the market, venture capital investors remain vested in Southeast Asia as nascent sectors catch the eye of sophisticated investors.
The conversation about Chinese investments is quieter than it was before, but a camp of venture capitalists remains optimistic about its recovery.
Vietnam’s start-up ecosystem often draws comparison with that of Indonesia and China some years back, but investors in the market face different opportunities and exit options, say VC experts.
As valuations take a hit and policy uncertainties remain, GPs are working hard to demonstrate the long-term growth potential of their portfolio companies.
Like any other venture capital investment, space tech involves proper due diligence, although investors might have to adjust their time horizon.