Baring Private Equity Asia is no newcomer to the education sector. The private equity firm’s portfolio currently includes four assets in the private tutoring space and it added a fifth last week following the purchase of a stake in Ambow Education Holding in conjunction with the company’s management.
Between November 9, 2011 and January 6, 2012, Campus Holdings, an acquisition vehicle set up by Baring and Ambow CEO and Chairwoman Jin Huang, acquired 11.4 million shares in Ambow for approximately $48.17...
Amicus Capital Partners, an India-focused PE firm founded last year by former executives from the Carlyle Group and India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA), has reached a first close of $90 million on its debut fund.
Rui Ma, Greater China partner at Silicon Valley-based investor 500 Startups, has left the firm and set up her own early-stage fund-of-funds to invest in US GPs.
Sydney Angels, a syndicate of high-net-worth individuals that invests in Australian start-ups, has launched its second fund with a view to raising up to A$20 million ($15 million).
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has committed up to $45 million as part of a joint acquisition of UK-based freeze-dried food manufacturer Chaucer Food.