Macquarie Group and State Bank of India (SBI) are targeting $1-1.5 billion for their second India-focused infrastructure fund. Plans for the new vehicle come as the first fund, SBI Macquarie Infrastructure Trust, which closed in March at $1.2 billion, has only $500 million left in dry powder and more deals in the pipeline.
Macquarie and SBI want to be ready for launch in the next two months, but the deteriorating global economic environment may force a postponement until the first quarter of 2012, Reuters reported, citing...
Yi Capital, a Beijing-based VC firm founded by two former partners at CDH Investments, has closed its debut renminbi-denominated fund at RMB800 million ($116 million).
Ofo, a Chinese bike-sharing company that completed its $450 million Series D round of funding less than two months ago, has received a strategic investment of undisclosed size from Ant Financial, Alibaba Group’s financial services affiliate.
A consortium led by IMM Investment has agreed to pay KRW188.2 billion ($166 million) for a 25.54% stake in Korean cosmetics manufacturer Able C&C and launched a tender offer to secure control of the business.
DeClout, a holding company focused on developing IT and cloud computing technology providers, has launched a start-up incubator via its venture capital arm in Singapore.