Private equity and venture capital have been omitted from China's revised Securities Investment Funds Law, which comes into effect in June. This means the asset class will remain largely unregulated.
Revisions to the legislation have been under discussion for years, especially since the launch of China's second board for start-up companies in 2009, which significantly increased local appetite for pre-IPO...
L Capital Asia – the private equity arm of luxury goods giant LVMH – has acquired a minority stake in Clio Cosmetics, a South Korea-based color cosmetics manufacturer, for an undisclosed sum.
EQT Partners has agreed to sell its 49% stake in Singapore’s Econ Healthcare to the company’s founder Chu-Poh Ong ahead of a regional expansion initiative.
China Growth Capital has led a $10 million Series B-plus round of funding for Austria-based media company Juzi Entertainment. It brings the Series B to $25 million overall.
China’s PGA Venture Partners has led a $4.5 million Series A round of funding for Hong Kong-based financial services software provider Quantifeed.