Covid-19 has become the new normal for economies globally, affecting the daily lives of billions of ordinary people and increasing pressure on governments to react swiftly and effectively to dampen the economic shock of the virus. With the partial reopening of most Asian economies, we believe the region is on the road to recovery from the initial economic shock of Covid-19.
Author: Vicki Lew
As we look around at the adoption of ESG practices in Asia, we can see that Asia is still lagging behind that of Europe or the US. Discover how Axiom, as one of Asia’s largest and most experienced private equity fund managers, strives to create a positive and long-lasting impact on the communities we belong to with our investment management activities and business operations.
Axiom Asia manages US$5.2 billion in assets, and is known to back the most hungry, motivated managers in the region. It also prides itself on its strong reference network inside the Asian private equity ecosystem.
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