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...
Global and regional private equity firms are increasingly turning their attentions to Vietnam, reassured by the country’s relative economic stability and impressed by the rising number of investable companies.
Navis Capital has agreed to sell its controlling stake in Australia’s Retail Apparel Group (RAG) to The Foschini Group of South Africa in a deal worth A$302.5 million ($225 million).
Chinese film distributor Bona Film Group, which is backed by a handful of PE and strategic investors, has teamed up with Hollywood talent agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to launch a $150 million film fund.
Australian venture capital firm Artesian Venture Partners has raised A$26 million ($19.5 million) for a domestic clean energy fund with a A$10 million cornerstone investment from the government’s A$1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund.