private equity

The Future Of Industrial Chinese Companies Outbound M&A: The Importance Of Local Guanxi

According to Wikipedia, “Guanxi describes the basic dynamic in personalized networks of influence, and is a central idea in…

The Future of China’s Private Equity Industry

Sharp-nosed Chinese businessmen have been flocking to pre-IPO opportunities in an effort to make fast money as China’s economy…

The Future of China's Private Equity

Alberto Forchielli on how private equity must adapt to a China that is no longer the workshop of the…

China's Number One Company Hunter

The investment company Mandarin has bought companies in Italy with money from Bejing. Now it’s Germany’s turn. Alberto Forchielli loves…

The Declining Attractiveness Of An IPO As A PE Exit Channel

The closing price of Chinese online retailer Vipshop (VIPS, NASDAQ) on March 30 was $4.35, down by 33% relative…

A Long Way to Go – China's Limited Partner Market

In the private equity world, there are two basic roles. There is the General Partner (GP), who is responsible…