A consortium comprising CITIC Capital, Suzhou-based Oriza Holdings and China Merchants Group has bought a 25% stake in China’s SF Express, a Shenzhen-headquartered express delivery services provider. Financial details were not disclosed.
CITIC Capital will invest through its debut renminbi-denominated fund - CITIC Capital (Tianjin) Equity Investment Partnership. The fund held a first close of RMB3 billion in 2011 and counts the National...
Amicus Capital Partners, an India-focused PE firm founded last year by former executives from the Carlyle Group and India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA), has reached a first close of $90 million on its debut fund.
Rui Ma, Greater China partner at Silicon Valley-based investor 500 Startups, has left the firm and set up her own early-stage fund-of-funds to invest in US GPs.
Sydney Angels, a syndicate of high-net-worth individuals that invests in Australian start-ups, has launched its second fund with a view to raising up to A$20 million ($15 million).
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has committed up to $45 million as part of a joint acquisition of UK-based freeze-dried food manufacturer Chaucer Food.