Australia's CHAMP Ventures and its US-based partner Frontenac will exit H-E Parts – a leading provider of replacement parts for mining and construction vehicles – as Hitachi Construction Machinery agreed to buy the business for an enterprise valuation of $240 million.
The investment is expected to deliver a return of around 2x for CHAMP, which came in as a minority investor in 2008, according to a source familiar with the situation. The GP postponed the launch of its...
Australian superannuation fund Hostplus has committed $50 million to a China-focused VC fund launched by Australian seed investor Artesian. The fund is targeting up to $200 million.
Yatra Online, an Indian travel services provider listed on NASDAQ, has raised INR1 billion ($15.4 million) in debt funding from InnoVen Capital.
Steven Okun, until recently KKR’s director of public affairs for Asia Pacific, has been appointed ASEAN representative for EMPEA, a global industry association for private capital in emerging markets.
East Ventures has launched a $30 million Southeast Asia fund that will make seed to Series A investments in technology start-ups, with an emphasis on Indonesia.