Orchid Asia is targeting $900 million for its seventh fund and has won a $75 million commitment from Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS). It expects to do a first and final close in November.
The pension system invested the same amount in Orchid’s previous fund, which launched in March 2014 with a target of size of $750 million and closed five months later at the hard cap of $920 million....
Team turnover remains a key concern for LPs making commitments to Chinese private equity firms, but even the most stable of GPs must demonstrate an ability to evolve in response to a fast-changing environment, investors caution.
Redpoint China Ventures has closed its debut renminbi-denominated VC fund at RMB700 million ($110 million).
India’s National Investment & Infrastructure Fund has acquired a controlling stake in PE-backed logistics player Continental Warehousing Corporation (CWCNSL) in a joint deal with Dubai-based port operator DP World.
HarbourVest Partners has closed its latest fund-of-funds targeting European and Asian markets with $1.7 billion in commitments.