Fourth-quarter analysis: Growth capital investments flounder; established GPs thrive in difficult markets; trade and secondary sales fail to pick up the capital markets slack.
1) Farewell, pre-IPO deals The average price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio for a Chinext-listed company at the end of December was 37.62, less than half the level a year earlier. The peak of 127 in late 2009...
Blume Ventures has reached a final close of $60 million on its second India early-stage fund.
Shanghai-listed Zhongji Investment Holding has won shareholder approval to acquire UK-based Jagex Games Studio, the VC-backed developer of online role-playing game "RuneScape," in a deal worth RMB1.63 billion ($240 million).
A consortium led by US private equity firm Housatonic Partners will acquire a majority stake in the Australian records management unit of New York-listed business services provider Iron Mountain for $A70 million ($53 million).