Ways to Improve Investor Confidence and Obtain Private Equity Investments – Part 1

Many businesses attempt to raise capital to finance their current operations, expand their business, or adjust their debt/capital ratios. In order to do so businesses need to tap either public or private equity markets. While public equity markets provide businesses with the ability to generate significant amounts of capital, there are many costs associated with doing so.… Read More


A venture capital investment is a way to provide large-scale funding for high-potential, growth companies. In this type of investment, a venture capitalist provides funding for a new business venture in exchange for equity in the company. The venture capitalist will get a return on his investment either by the sale of the company or by selling shares to the public.… Read More


Successful businesses and corporate empires are founded on dreams. An individual with a promising idea, drive and the know-how to implement it can turn his/her dream into a million- or billion-dollar company. However, starting out as a novice entrepreneur with limited resources will be extremely challenging to overcome. In most cases, these people look for additional assistance to get their schemes and ideas off the ground.… Read More


Raising money for Asian private-equity tumbled by nearly a quarter in the first half of 2012, according to Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ). Transactions also fell. Investors were spooked by weak markets and high valuations in IPO offers, the Journal wrote.

The Asian region took in $26.2 billion in funds, which was 23.4 percent less than money raised at the same time last year.… Read More


According to an authority blog, CIMB Research has rated Malaysia’s property and real estate sector as ‘overweight’, despite the gloomy forecast by industry players after a local magazine wrote about an impending possibility that a new method of calculating housing loans would be implemented soon.

According to Malaysia property site, HomeGuru, most of the properties in the Klang Valley has risen more than 50% in the last 12 months.… Read More