New Zealand Venture Investment Fund (NZVIF), a venture capital fund-of-funds, will receive a NZ$60 million ($49 million) underwrite facility from the New Zealand government.
While this is not a new allocation of capital, it will provide the fund with additional capacity to commit to two to three new venture capital funds over the next few years. "The underwrite facility...
Malaysian telecommunications conglomerate Axiata has led a $23 million investment in early-stage Australian advertising technology company Unlockd.
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.