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...
The Everstone Group has bought a majority stake in Indian pharmaceutical developer Rubicon Research for INR2.2 billion ($32.9 million), providing an exit for Kotak Private Equity.
US-based retailer Walmart has made a $50 million strategic investment in New Dada, a Chinese online grocery and delivery platform part-owned by JD.com.
Asia Pacific Medical Group (APMG), a medical platform owned by Bain Capital, has agreed to sell Singapore and Malaysia-based plastic surgery brand The Sloane Clinic to China Medical (International) Group (CMIG).
Neobear, a China-based company that develops interactive learning tools for children, has raised a RMB250 million ($37 million) Series B round of funding led by Chinese GP New Horizon Capital.