Hong Kong and Singapore-based hedge fund manager OCP Asia has raised a $200 million direct lending vehicle to make private equity-style credit investments in small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).
According to Bloomberg, the new fund will offer Asian SMEs loans in the range of $40-70 million to be secured by corporate properties. It comes as fund managers express increasing interest in private debt...
China healthcare-focused GP C-Bridge Capital and Tasly Holding, a traditional Chinese medicine business, have agreed to invest $150 million in a newly-created entity formed through the merger of two local pharmaceutical companies.
Kuaishou, a Chinese live-streaming video app backed by VC investors and search engine Baidu, has raised $350 million in a new round of funding led by Tencent Holdings.
The Riverside Company has completed its second deal in Malaysia as Drex-Chem Malaysia (now known as DCM Asia), the chemicals distributor it bought in 2014, acquired Erapoly Marketing.
The Carlyle Group has led an investment of more than $100 million in Indian delivery e-commerce logistics service Delhivery. Existing backer Tiger Global Management also took part in the funding round.