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. 

Australia

Australia is known as a prime investment destination because it provides a low-risk and relatively easy environment in which to do business. The country has ...
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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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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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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.

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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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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Ventech China

Ventech China

Ventech China, a venture capital company with a range of interesting investments in various industries. Read about its history and find out more about its ...
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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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Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Co. Ltd

Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Co. Ltd. is a Chinese textile and clothing manufacturing giant with a significant interest in Europe.
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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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Mizuho Capital

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

SoftBank Group is a Japanese conglomerate with various subsidiaries and investments around the world. Read about the company’s history and find out more about its ...
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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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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. 

Brett Mason

Brett Mason

Brett Mason is an Australian entrepreneur, investor an inventor who holds several directorships in a variety of industries including oil, property and building supplies.
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Bob Xu

Bob Xu

Bob Xu, a Chinese angel investor and founder of ZhenFund, one of China’s leading investment companies.
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Rajan Anandan

Rajan Anandan

Rajan Anandan in an Indian businessman and angel investor. He is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Blue Ocean Ventures, the first Sri Lankan seed ...
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Naveen Tewari

Naveen Tewari

Naveen Tewari is an Indian angel investor and entrepreneur who has been instrumental in the investment of over 30 startups and has personally invested in ...
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Sergey Ashin

Sergey Ashin, a Russian businessman and the CEO and Managing Partner of Chefmarket.ru, a company that delivers meal kits to subscribers.
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Mazen Al-Sawwaf

Mazen Al Sawwaf

Mazen Al-Sawwaf is a Saudi Arabian businessman with investments throughout Europe and Africa, and developing interests in the United States.
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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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Azim Premji

Azim Premji

Azim Premji, the entrepreneur who grew Wipro into a multinational software provider, is today one of the richest billionaires in the world.
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Meir Shamir

Meir Shamir

One of Europe’s shrewdest early-stage technology investors, Errol Damelin is regarded a discreet and successful serial investor and founder
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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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