Asia and Oceania

The Asian continent is home to 60% of the world’s population, with more than 4.5 billion people living in 49 different nations. It is the fastest growing economic region in the world, with an accumulated US$4 trillion of foreign exchange reserves. The huge markets of China and India offer unparalleled opportunities, as do the smaller – but expanding – economies of Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand and Pakistan. Manufacturing, hi-tech, financial services and biotechnology are all huge growth areas in the region, and present incredible opportunities to investors and businesses alike. 

Countries in Asia and Oceania

Wealth is most highly concentrated in China, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan, as well as in the oil-rich countries of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait. South Korea and Taiwan, along with many other Asian countries, have sophisticated heavy-industry and electrical manufacturing industries. Hong Kong has a huge financial industry, whilst the fast-growing economies of China and India offer a wealth of opportunity in manufacturing, commodities, outsourcing and computer software, respectively. 

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Russian Federation

The Russian Federation has an upper-middle income mixed economy. Over 80% of Russian exports abroad are comprised of natural gas, oil, timber, and metals.
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Australia

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China

China’s phenomenal economic growth over the past couple of decades is largely because of the urbanization it has experienced.
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The Asian continent is home to 60% of the world’s population, with more than 4.5 billion people living in 49 different nations.

Companies Investing in Asia and Oceania

Many funds are turning their attention to Asia-Pacific, believing the time is ripe to invest in its rapidly growing economy. GDP in the overall region rose by 5% in 2017, and the expected outlook for 2018 is rosy. Industry in particular is a greatly developing field. Investors will also want to concentrate on Japan, as the Nikkei Stock Average is rising fast and the Japanese economy is enjoying a period of strength. China presents great opportunities as well, as the Chinese government announce plans to focus on growth over the next three years.

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Mizuho Capital

Mizuho Capital is a Japan-based venture capital firm focused on making technology and biotechnology investments.
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Pix Vine Capital

Pix Vine Capital

Pix Vine Capital, an investment firm located in Singapore with interests in the technology field. Find out about its ventures in Asia and plans to ...
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CyberAgent Ventures

CyberAgent Ventures invests in countries around the Asia-Pacific region. The top countries invested in are Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam. CyberAgent Ventures selects technology-focused companies that ...
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YJ Capital

YJ Capital, a Japanese venture capital firm focused on backing entrepreneurs with a global mindset to successfully build long-lasting internet companies.
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Kickstart Ventures

Kickstart Ventures

Kickstart Ventures, a venture capital company located in the Philippines. Find out more about its history and discover its significant investments.
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Multiples PE

Multiples PE, a private-equity firm from Indian, works closely making investments in Indian, and in Indian investors, in order to stimulate positive change.
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InnoVen Capital

InnoVen Capital, the top venture lending firm in India. Find out how it started, where it operates from and learn more about its significant investments.
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Far East Ventures

Far East Ventures

Far East Ventures is an all-stage, all-sector venture capital firm based in the Asian Pacific. The company has a keen interest in investing in disruptive ...
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DMG Mori Seiki Co.

Nagoya, DMG Mori Seiki Co. is a Japanese machine tool manufacturing and sales company. The company, led by President Masahiko Mori, employs more than 4,000 ...
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Many funds are turning their attention to Asia and Oceania, believing the time is ripe to invest in its rapidly growing economy.

Investors with Interest in Asia and Oceania

Investors with interest in Asia Pacific are spoiled for choice, as it offers so much opportunity. Its three biggest sectors are natural resources, manufacturing and software. Natural resources abound in the former Soviet Union, which is rich in metals like gold, iron and lead. Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Kuwait are rich in oil reserves. The manufacturing sector is strongest in East Asia – particularly in manufacturing of cheap, low-value goods and sophisticated, high-tech products. India has emerged as one of the world’s largest exporters of software and information technology services. With so much choice, the region truly offers something for everyone. 

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Eitan Neishlos

Eitan Neishlos is a fintech innovator, entrepreneur, corporate attorney, philanthropist, and the chairman of AHNA Group as well as Courage to Care NSW.
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Dilip Shanghvi

Dilip Shanghvi

Dilip Shanghvi founder of Sun Pharmaceuticals. Ranked at number eight in India
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Baldo Sanso

Baldo Sanso

Baldo Sanso is an Italian-Venezuelan executive and investor. He serves as president of Tracia Hong Kong and is Director of the Swiss China Corporation.
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Kapil Chopra

Kapil Chopra

Entrepreneur, Investor and former Oberoi Hotels President, Kapil Chopra of India is disrupting the luxury hotel space with The Postcard Hotels and Resorts
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Praveen Gupta

Praveen Gupta

Praveen Gupta is an Indian angel investor and entrepreneur with a strong interest in global consumer internet applications.
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Justin Hall

Justin Hall is a partner at Golden Gate Ventures, a Singapore-based early-stage venture capital company. He is responsible for sourcing investments across the Asia Pacific ...
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Artem Ermolaev

Artem Ermolaev

Artem Ermolaev is a Russian executive and investor. He is the founder of the Digital Disrupt investment club, known for investments in global tech companies.
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Deepinder Goyal

Deepinder Goyal

Since founding Foodiebay (which was Zomato in a far earlier form) in 2008, Goyal has shown great business acumen and his company has pushed forward ...
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Andrew Larsen

Andrew Larsen

Andrew Larsen Andrew Larsen is an investor with a passion ...
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Investors with interest in Asia and Oceania are spoiled for choice, as it offers so much opportunity. Its three biggest sectors are natural resources, manufacturing and software.

Featured Stories from Asia and Oceania

Read our featured stories from around Asia Pacific, and discover the latest investment developments and trends that may help shape your view of the region.

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