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. Ricardo has been with Asante for eight years, building strategic focus and developing significant connections with investors throughout Asia. Ricardo has extensive experience working in private markets at top financial services institutions, including HSBC and J.P. Morgan, and since then has expanded on this through his experience leading private equity fundraisings at Asante.

“Given the challenging fundraising market, Asante is strategically investing in our business to help our clients identify new sources of capital,” said Warren Hibbert, Managing Partner at Asante. “In addition to strengthening our team, we are enhancing our global marketing and communications efforts, building our technological capabilities, and expanding our data analytics to drive further efficiencies and optimise outcomes.”

We are also delighted to share that Steven Chan has been appointed as a Director to further support Ricardo and the entire Hong Kong team. Asante has undertaken a series of strategic growth initiatives that will enhance the firm’s ability to connect Asia-based GPs with allocators from across the globe and strengthen our ability to penetrate Asian pools of capital.

Read more about the growth of our Hong Kong office in Business Wire here.

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.