TPG Capital has led a INR10.3 billion ($161 million) funding round for Indian microfinance lender Janalakshmi Financial Services.
Existing investors including Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia and Treeline also participated in the round, along with newcomers Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance. The investment...
Lewis Rutherfurd of Inter-Asia Venture Management, Brooks Zug of HarbourVest Partners, Dan Carroll of Brooklands Capital Strategies, and Piau-Voon Wang on how private equity got started in Asia
Indian mid-market private equity firm Paragon Partners has closed its debut fund at $120 million.
Tencent Holdings has led a $40 million Series C round of funding for Shenzhen-based Ubtech Robotics, a humanoid robot maker backed by CDH Investments and Goldstone Investment.
Emerald Media, an Asian investment platform created by KKR, has led a $65 million Series B funding round for Thailand-based online retailing services company aCommerce.