Investors are encouraged by initiatives Taiwan’s government has launched to develop the local private equity market, but they told the AVCJ Taiwan Forum that areas such as team-building and deal availability to build a sustainable industry.
Reforms introduced in August with a view to channeling more long-term capital into the economy mean Taiwan's securities investment trust companies (SITCs) can now set up separately-run private equity units....
Baidu Capital, a VC firm backed by Chinese search engine Baidu, has led a round of funding for WM Motor Technology, a Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer.
NSI Ventures has reached a first close of approximately $60 million on its second Southeast Asia venture capital fund and also participated in a $5 million Series A round for Singapore-based digital healthcare company Biofourmis.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, is considering a commitment of up to $20 million in the third India-focused vehicle of Lighthouse Funds.
GenBridge Capital, a private equity firm set up by former executives from Chinese online retailer JD.com and TPG Capital, has closed its debut consumer-focused fund at the hard cap of $500 million.