Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
Qudian, a VC-backed Chinese micro-lending services provider, closed up 22% on its New York Stock Exchange debut, following a $900 million IPO.
CricHQ, a cricket-focused online platform based in New Zealand and backed by Singapore-based Tembusu Partners, has been placed in receivership.
Singapore-based EDBI and Temasek Holdings have joined a $502 million Series D funding round for US virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology provider Magic Leap.
Southeast Asia has an abundance of local players targeting early-stage deals while foreign investors fly in to participate in the later stage rounds. The industry is looking for ways to fill the hole in the middle
Yun Zhou, a partner with Chinese law firm Zhong Lun, discusses the effects of Chinese government guidelines on outbound investment in terms of who will be doing these deals, and how
Hartley Rogers, chairman of Hamilton Lane, discusses how the global fundraising boom reflects a larger private equity investment opportunity and why LPs are honing their approaches to the asset class
William Shen, formerly head of Greater China at Headland Capital Partners, has become CEO of CRE Alliance, a private equity joint venture between China Resources Enterprise (CRE) and Great Wall Asset Management.
C-Bridge Capital, a Chinese healthcare-focused private equity firm, has appointed Abbas Hussain, who was most recently global president for pharmaceuticals and vaccines at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), as a senior partner.