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Asia's private equity hunts for gems in the time of coronavirus

Investors eye productivity platforms and digital healthcare businesses

A number of Indonesian SaaS providers and edtech startups have seen rising demand for their services with more people working and studying from home during the coronavirus outbreak.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- As the COVID-19 outbreak and the seeming failure of governments in the key economies of the U.S., U.K., and Europe to check its spread roil markets globally, some private investors are already scoping out hidden opportunities.

According to private equity investors and venture capitalists who spoke to DealStreetAsia, under-the-radar picks include productivity platforms and digital healthcare businesses.

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