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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Artá Capital races to first close with commitments of €305m on a target of €400m

We are pleased to announce that Artá Capital Partners (“Artá”), a leading Iberian private equity firm, has raised over three quarters of their €400m target at the first close of Artá Capital Fund III LP (“Fund III”).

Winner at Private Equity Wire Awards 2023

We are honoured to be named Best Placement Agent as part of Private Equity Wire’s European Awards 2023! Winners were selected based on performance data and industry voting.

Asante Capital Solutions – Q4 2022 Newsletter

Following a decade of robust and unprecedented growth in the Asia-Pacific private equity region, 2022 brought with it a combination of challenges, ranging from the lingering effects of the COVID pandemic, global economic downturn and general macro uncertainty, casting a dark cloud over the region’s private markets. The answer to what the market in 2023 will look like is multi-faceted: in this newsletter, we are putting a spotlight on the key trends we are seeing in the APAC region and assessing their impact on the fundraising landscape.