Japan’s GPIF has finally signaled its readiness to invest in alternative assets. Though contributions will likely be slow to come and limited at first, the barest hint of its intentions has wide-ranging ramifications
The call for applications for alternatives managers in April from Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) – following more than four years of speculation and consultation – was met with...
UK-based private equity investor Dolma Impact Fund has committed $3.2 million to Swet Ganga Hydropower & Construction, a hydroelectric power provider in Nepal.
Nayuta, a Japanese start-up focused on combining internet-of-things (IoT) and blockchain technologies, has received a JPY140 million ($1.3 million) funding round led by Jafco.
InnoSpring and Alibaba Group have jointly launched an accelerator program in China with a view to helping international start-ups access Chinese markets and ecosystems.
Magmode, a China-based men’s fashion start-up, has raised $15 million in the second tranche of a Series B round led by Cathay Capital Private Equity. Existing investor Sinovation Ventures also participated.