Well-established in developed and some developing markets, venture philanthropy is still only taking hold in much of Asia. PE firms are figuring out whether they should participate and in what way
Hyderabad's recycling ecosystem starts with 25,000 rag pickers who sift through thousands of tons of waste generated every day for anything with value. Each one might collect 20 kilograms of plastic bottles,...
Eastspring Investments, an Asia-focused asset management business of Prudential, will invest $500 million in an emerging markets infrastructure development program managed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
China-focused PE firm Yunfeng Capital has led a RMB200 million ($29 million) Series B round of funding for Tianjin Galaxy Cool Media, a local online video content producer.
The Blackstone Group has exited its entire stake in Jagran Media Network, the holding company of Indian newspaper publisher and media platform Jagran Prakashan.
Warburg Pincus has led a $64 million investment in Trax, a Singapore-based company that has developed visual technology through which retailers can link sales to in-store and on-shelf positioning.