The Mongolia Opportunities Fund is looking to make its first investment by the end of October. Batsaihan B. Jamichoi, the former Uniqlo executive who started the fund, told Bloomberg that he is targeting infrastructure and service provider in the mining sector.
The Mongolia Opportunities Fund wants to raise $75 million by June 2012 and has already received $25 million from investors including Mitsubishi Corp., International Finance Corp. and the European Bank...
Eastspring Investments, an Asia-focused asset management business of Prudential, will invest $500 million in an emerging markets infrastructure development program managed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
China-focused PE firm Yunfeng Capital has led a RMB200 million ($29 million) Series B round of funding for Tianjin Galaxy Cool Media, a local online video content producer.
The Blackstone Group has exited its entire stake in Jagran Media Network, the holding company of Indian newspaper publisher and media platform Jagran Prakashan.
Warburg Pincus has led a $64 million investment in Trax, a Singapore-based company that has developed visual technology through which retailers can link sales to in-store and on-shelf positioning.