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...
The Everstone Group has bought a majority stake in Indian pharmaceutical developer Rubicon Research for INR2.2 billion ($32.9 million), providing an exit for Kotak Private Equity.
US-based retailer Walmart has made a $50 million strategic investment in New Dada, a Chinese online grocery and delivery platform part-owned by JD.com.
Asia Pacific Medical Group (APMG), a medical platform owned by Bain Capital, has agreed to sell Singapore and Malaysia-based plastic surgery brand The Sloane Clinic to China Medical (International) Group (CMIG).
Neobear, a China-based company that develops interactive learning tools for children, has raised a RMB250 million ($37 million) Series B round of funding led by Chinese GP New Horizon Capital.