Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR), the US-based law firm specializing in technology and life sciences, has hired Zhan Chen as a partner in Shanghai. Her practice focuses on private equity, privatizations and M&A.
Chen, who will divide her time between WSGR's Shanghai and Hong Kong offices, joins from Davis Polk, where she spent 10 years in New York and Hong Kong. She has extensive experience with private equity...
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.