Echelon 2014 | The Pulse of Asia's Innovation
10th - 11th June, 2014
Abrar Hussain will speak about the ASEAN growth equity landscape and be a judge at Asia's largest tech conference.
"Industry leaders, leading investors, and business mentors share their insights at Echelon to discuss trends in digital, mobile, web and where Asia’s tech industry is headed. Where else can you find Takeshi Ebihara (Rebright Partners), Vincent Laurie(Golden Gate Ventures), Razmig Hovaghimian(Viki) sharing insights all in one place?"
Islamic Finance News
5th March, 2014
Arshad Ahmed is one of the authorities extensively quoted in a font-page article entitled "Islamic private equity: Making Tracks:
"Islamic private equity is an odd sort of engine. While it is an ideal match for Shariah-seeking investors due to its equity-based, profit and loss sharing nature, the sector as an Islamic asset class has yet to really materialize. Some say that this is because private equity is so well-matched with the industry already that specific Shariah compliance is barely a factor – yet others suggest that Islamic investors are simply not yet sophisticated enough to drive real growth. This week we take a look at the current state of the Islamic private equity market. Is the train yet to leave the station.... or has it already arrived?..."
Elixir Capital Management sets up a US$150M fund | e27
March 24, 2014
e27 wrote a article about Elixir Capital's new Stratis Fund and the fund's growth stage focus:
"Hussain said that there were many early stage funds in the [ASEAN] region. Also, there were numerous late stage investors investing more than US$50 million in the region, but there was a dearth of growth-stage investors. "
Bridging the Funding Gap | The Star Online
May 1, 2014
The Star Online wrote about our growth investment strategy in the ASEAN region:
“We have looked at more than 50 companies in Malaysia in the last five months...".
Elixir Profiled | Growth Stage Investing in ASEAN
August 14, 2014
Karamjit Singh profiles Elixir Capital, examining the growth-stage investment landscape in Southeast Asia and how it fits into the funding ecosystem:
Elixir Invests in TheLorry
January 19, 2016
Malaysia-based TheLorry raises US$ 1.5 Million from Elixir Capital and Singapore Press Holdings Media Fund: