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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Asante Capital congratulates its partner Maguar Capital on the close of a more than €235 million continuation fund transaction for HRworks

We are delighted to share that Maguar Capital Capital GmbH & Co. KG, managed by Maguar Capital, a leading B2B software investor in the DACH region, yesterday closed on the sale of its portfolio company HRworks Holding GmbH to a newly established continuation fund, Maguar Continuation Fund I GmbH & Co. KG (“Maguar CF I”).

Zamana, recipient of the 2023 Prince’s Trust International Amal Clooney Women’s Empowerment Award Visit’s our London Office

We had the privilege of holding a breakfast with Zamana, the recipient of the 2023 Princes Trust International Amal Clooney Women’s Empowerment Award at the Asante London Office.

Private Equity’s First-Quarter Fundraising Dollars Hold Steady but Closings Fall

Fraser van Rensburg, one of Asante’s managing partners, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal for an article by Chris Cumming about Q1 2023 private equity fundraising activity.