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...
Chinese private equity-backed online content platform Toutiao has acquired Faceu, a camera app that has received funding from IDG Capital and Lightspeed China Partners.
Singapore will support local start-ups through a S$100 million ($76 million) intellectual property (IP) commercialization fund, with Temasek Holdings set to provide at least half the capital.
Indian education technology start-up IMAX Program has received a $13.5 million funding round from a group of venture investors including the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF).
Taiwan Liposome, a venture capital-backed manufacturer of pain medication and treatments for eye conditions, has filed for a NASDAQ IPO.