Southeast Asia Infrastructure interviewed Srinivas Sampath to ask him about the road ahead for infrastructure investment in ASEAN countries, impact of Covid-19 on the region and his goals for Southeast Asia during the next decade.
The investment and finance scenario in Southeast Asia remained under pressure whilst facing a multitude of macro challenges. The onset of the US-China trade war, coupled with the sudden emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, led to economic growth hitting a plateau in the region.
Private equity (PE) is a growing market in Southeast Asia. Attracted by the region’s healthy demographics and robust economic growth, many PE funds have decided to invest in the sector within the region.