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...
Australia-based turnaround investor Allegro Funds has reached a final close on its third fund at the hard cap of A$290 million ($218 million) as well as raising A$92 million for a sidecar vehicle.
Cathay Capital Private Equity has launched a RMB1.5 billion ($227 million) China automobile sector fund with cornerstone investments from Yangtze River Industry Fund and French auto supplier Valeo.
Eight Roads Japan has led a JPY2.45 billion ($21.6 million) funding round Tokyo-based online media start-up Candee.
Baring Private Equity Asia has finalized an agreement to sell its majority stake in Korean construction materials business Halla Cement to Asia Cement.