Warburg Pincus is set to make another substantial investment in Vietnam, having agreed to inject $370 million into Vietnam Technological & Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank, TCB).
This will be the largest private equity deal in the country. It follows earlier sizeable investments by Warburg Pincus in the likes of shopping mall operator Vincom Retail and an infrastructure platform...
Investors appear to be discounting Asia risk in the face of rising political concerns, ranging from North Korea to Myanmar
Chinese electric vehicle maker CHJ Automotive has completed a RMB3 billion ($474 million) Series B round led by Matrix Partners China and Shougang Fund, an investment firm backed by state-owned steel producer Shougang Corporation.
Naspers has sold a small portion of its stake in Tencent Holdings – the Chinese internet giant in which it acquired an approximately one-third stake for $32 million 16 years ago – for HK$76.9 billion ($9.8 billion).
Shunwei Capital has led a $25 million Series B round for ScaleFlux, a hardware firm based in the US and China.