CITIC Securities’ direct investment arm, Goldstone Investment, has gained approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) to set up a private equity fund. It makes CITIC Securities the second brokerage to win approval to raise and manage third-party capital.
Institutional investors will be the targeted to participate as LPs in the fund, while Beijing Jinshi Shangde Equity Investment Management will act as general partner, the brokerage said in a statement...
Australian superannuation fund Hostplus has committed $50 million to a China-focused VC fund launched by Australian seed investor Artesian. The fund is targeting up to $200 million.
Yatra Online, an Indian travel services provider listed on NASDAQ, has raised INR1 billion ($15.4 million) in debt funding from InnoVen Capital.
Steven Okun, until recently KKR’s director of public affairs for Asia Pacific, has been appointed ASEAN representative for EMPEA, a global industry association for private capital in emerging markets.
East Ventures has launched a $30 million Southeast Asia fund that will make seed to Series A investments in technology start-ups, with an emphasis on Indonesia.