CIC’s Xie Says China’s Private Equity to Take ‘Different Path’
Bloomberg reports, “China’s private equity industry is “unique” because it’s dominated by the state and will follow a “different path” from overseas peers, said Xie Ping, a vice president at the nation’s $300 billion sovereign wealth fund. Entities that manage private equity in China and those that invest in such funds are primarily state-owned institutions, China Investment Corp.’s Xie said today at an event held by China Development Bank Corp. in Beijing.
The briefing was organized by the nation’s largest policy bank for its introduction of a fund that will invest in private equity. By having government backing, China’s private equity funds can increase the value of Chinese companies in which they invest, Xie said. This is an aspect of the Chinese market that is different from other countries, he said.”
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