Lakeshore Capital closes its second fund oversubscribed at the hard cap of $150m

Asante Capital is pleased to announce that Lakeshore Capital, a mid-market private equity firm focused on Thailand and the Greater Mekong region, has closed its second fund oversubscribed at the hard cap of $150 million. The Fund was oversubscribed within 4 months of launching, backed by a diversified group of institutional investors from the US, UK, Japan and South-East Asia.

Fund II will continue Lakeshore’s strategy of backing small to medium-sized enterprises deemed to be at an inflection point in their growth and then providing hands-on support in operations and business transformation.

Asante Capital Group acted as exclusive global adviser on the fundraising.

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