TPG Capital is reportedly raising the largest Asia-focused fund since the onset of the global economic crisis, targeting $4-5 billion.
The vehicle is scheduled to be launched mid-October, sources close to the fund told Reuters, and comes as its TPG Capital Partners V fund - the $4 billion regional vehicle through which TPG currently invests...
Indian classifieds site Quikr has acquired Hiree, an online hiring platform focused on white collar jobs and backed by IDG Ventures.
Australian life sciences-focused VC firm Brandon Capital has expanded the mandate of its third Medical Research Commercialization Fund (MRCF) to include New Zealand.
Yonghong Tech, a Chinese big data analytics software provider, has raised RMB200 million ($30 million) in Series C funding from Tencent Holdings’ VC unit, Yuansheng Capital, Oriental Fortune Capital, and Matrix Partners.
Alibaba Pictures, the Chinese internet giant’s Hong Kong-listed film and entertainment unit, has launched a RMB2 billion ($300 million) fund that will make movie and TV-related investments.