In Their Own Words: Placement Agents Weigh In

Fraser van Rensburg and other placement agents discuss fundraising figures for the first half of this year, concerns limited partners may have and their advice to general partners raising money for the first time.

“We place more emphasis today on eliminating blind pool risk than striving for a sizable first closing, as the opportunity cost of getting to that sizable first closing, in our view, often outweighs the benefit of getting a few early deals done.”

Read the full article on the Wall Street Journal website.

Asante Capital Group Announces Global Managing Director Promotions

Asante Capital Group (“Asante”), a leading independent private equity placement and advisory group, is pleased to announce five team member promotions to Managing Director, effective April 1, 2023.

Ricardo Felix is Appointed Partner as Hong Kong Team Grows

We're excited to announce that Asante has recently appointed Ricardo Felix, Head of Asia-Pacific, to Partner.

Private-Equity Firms Look to Foreign Cash as U.S. Pension Funds Struggle

One of our Managing Partners, Fraser van Rensburg, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article by Chris Cumming about American private-equity firms collecting more money from abroad.