Singapore partner Thomas Granger and senior associate Tania Toh have contributed to Asian-Mena Counsel Offshore Update, reviewing venture captial in Southeast Asia in 2018.
As the preeminent venture capital and private equity
practice in the offshore legal arena, Walkers continues to see
record activity levels in venture capital fund raisings and fund
establishments in Southeast Asia. Fundraising in Asia during 2018
increased by 11 percent to US$81 billion with the region
experiencing record deal activity with 5,066 transactions, a 42
percent increase compared to 2017 reflecting the fifth onsecutive
year of increasing deals1. This is consistent with 2018
global venture capital activity reaching a new high of 14,889 deals
worth a total of US$274 billion, exceeding the previous high of
set in 20172.
This article was published in the 2019 edition of Asian-mena Counsel, In-House Community.
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