Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, will invest up to $125 million in Hero Future Energies (HFE), a renewable energy platform based in India.
Insta360, a Shenzhen-based virtual reality (VR) camera maker backed by several VC investors, has received an undisclosed sum of funding from Chinese electronics retailer Suning Commerce Group.
Indian conglomerate Piramal Enterprises has partnered with Bain Capital Credit to invest in distressed assets and restructuring situations in India.
Driven by the popularity of music, TV dramas and beauty products, Korea’s cultural cachet has never been stronger. PE and strategic investors want to monetize the phenomenon, for as long as it lasts
Jason Shin, managing partner at VIG Partners, explains why GPs are gravitating towards the consumer space in Korea, and why company founders are increasingly willing to do business with private equity
Blackbird Ventures’ Rick Baker sees his unplanned career path as essential to helping build the strengths needed to help revive Australia’s venture capital scene
Ashish Shastry, managing partner at Indonesia-focused Northstar Group, has agreed to join KKR. He will start work later in the year as head of Southeast Asia, succeeding Ming Lu, who was promoted to co-head of Asia private equity in 2015, according to...
TPG Capital has appointed Sanghoon Lee, formerly a managing director with Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA), as a partner to lead the firm’s investments in South Korea.