Private equity firms have been asked to disclose to US regulators information on how they value assets, as well as on areas including fundraising and fund formation, as part of an informal inquiry into the industry. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made its request last year, giving PE firms until the end of December to hand over the relevant documents.
The SEC has paid closer attention to private equity since the global financial crisis and news of this inquiry suggests it is scaling up efforts to police the asset class. The regulator now has an inventory...
A unit of China Zhongwang has agreed to buy US aluminum company Aleris Corporation in a deal worth $2.3 billion, facilitating an exit for majority owner Oaktree Capital Management.
Beijing Allcure Medical Technology, a Chinese medical start-up that develops cloud-based radiotherapy technology, has raised an extended Series A round of funding worth RMB180 million ($27 million).
Sequoia India and US-based Sands Capital Ventures have led a $27.4 million Series B round of funding for Mitra Biotech, an India and US-based company that focuses on personalized cancer therapies.
HappyFresh, a Southeast Asian online grocery delivery platform, has raised a Series B funding round led by Dubai-based private equity firm Samena Capital.