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2016 Internet Trends Report Available

June 6, 2016

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Mary Meeker’s much anticipated 2o16 Internet Trends report sporting 213 slides and delivered by her in under 30 minutes is now available on the Kleiner Perkins website. Click here to read.  

Overview of Private Investment Trends in Asia-Pacific

November 8, 2014

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Overview of Private Investment Trends in Asia-Pacific Recently, we explored the private equity investment climate in Southeast Asia in Next Stop, Southeast Asia and took a look at the potential implications of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone in Shanghai Free Trade Zone – A New China Paradigm for Western Investors? This time around we are […]

Developments: Ocean Holding Acquires Düsseldorfer Hypothekenbank

September 1, 2014

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Ocean Holding acquires Düsseldorfer Hypothekenbank Completing one of the largest bank acquisitions in Germany in years by total assets at approximately €12 billion, Lone Star has sold its controlling interest in Düsseldorfer Hypothkenbank to Ocean Holding, an Attestor fund. After acquiring the bank in 2010, Lone Star injected €500 million to strengthen its core capital position. The […]

Dubai Air Show

November 21, 2013

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Jebel Ali, Dubai – November 19, 2013.  One of the side effects of working across borders is that I variously find myself somewhere on relatively short notice.  So it was when I recently found myself in The Hague surrounded by the World’s largest round painting and transported back for a moment to a place that once was.  Then the Dubai […]

Next Stop, Southeast Asia

October 14, 2013

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After writing recently that “Private Equity Investment in Vietnam sets a Record[1],” the question about how the rest of Southeast Asia is doing is a natural follow-on.  With the able assistance of Liming Xu, we took a look at the region as a whole to see if the trend evidenced in Vietnam is part of a […]

Developments: The Scott Brass Decision

August 17, 2013

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The Scott Brass decision by the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals is unlikely to have the significant impact on private equity funds that many are foreseeing.  The decision does, however, create yet another level of uncertainty to the deployment of capital to companies where it is most needed. Five years after the US financial […]

Developments: Reaching U.S. Investors in New Ways

August 13, 2013

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) recently adopted final rules which will provide funds and other issuers greater flexibility in conducting private offerings of securities in the U.S.  These rules, which relax long-time restrictions on general solicitation and advertising, take effect on September 23, 2013. It is no exaggeration to say that these new rules change the game for issuers, […]