Jeffrey Perlman, managing director and head of Southeast Asia at Warburg Pincus, says the private equity firm remains a long-term investor in its markets. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Warburg Pincus sees tougher competition in Southeast Asia, as trade war tempers private equity deals in China

  • Investors have ‘woken up’ to the opportunities in Southeast Asia, according to Jeffrey Perlman, Warburg Pincus’s head of Southeast Asia
  • The growing appetite for deals is ‘a good thing’ as private equity firms consider exits from existing investments, Perlman said
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Jeffrey Perlman, managing director and head of Southeast Asia at Warburg Pincus, says the private equity firm remains a long-term investor in its markets. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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ESR Group’s key executives brief the media on the company’s upcoming IPO, in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong

Warburg Pincus-backed ESR Cayman seeks as much as US$1.45 billion in revived Hong Kong IPO

  • The Asia-Pacific-focused logistics real estate platform could become this year’s second largest IPO in Hong Kong after Budweiser Brewing
  • Deal may signal a rebound in investor appetite for IPOs amid unprecedented political strife in Hong Kong since June
Topic |   IPO

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ESR Group’s key executives brief the media on the company’s upcoming IPO, in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong
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