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.

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.