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...
Sequoia Capital China has co-led a funding round for online reading business Zongheng Literature, working in tandem with Perfect World, the Chinese movies-to-gaming company that controls Zhongheng.
Rahul Chandra, co-founder and managing director at India-based Helion Venture Partners, is looking to raise $100 million for an early-stage fund. He will retain his existing portfolio management responsibilities at Helion.
The disruption caused by technology in China's consumer and business services sectors - and the change this brings to traditional business models - is generating increased deal flow for private equity and venture capital investors.
Bain Capital Credit (BCC) has agreed to buy a portfolio of Chinese non-performing loans (NPLs) worth approximately $200 million, reflecting the growing interest from foreign investors in the country’s distressed debt space.