Piramal Enterprises - the flagship business of Indian conglomerate Piramal Group - is teaming up with Dutch pension fund manager APG Asset Management to invest up to $1 billion in India infrastructure companies over the next three years.
Infrastructure | 31 Jul 2014 |
Nippon Venture Capital (NVCC), early stage investor Global Brain Corp., and Japanese internet firm Adways have together invested $1 million in mobile games publisher 3rdKind.
North Asia | 31 Jul 2014 |
Is Asian venture capital back in favor? Based on what has been happening in the last year or so, the answer would be a resounding yes. Like their peers in Silicon Valley, the Asian VC community is certainly seeing more activity than say three years ago....
Early stage | 31 Jul 2014
When building the next Baidu or Facebook, finding the right team is as important as raising the next round of capital, if not more so. Early-stage investors can play an active role in the process.
People | 31 Jul 2014 |
WHEN CHINESE SEARCH ENGINE BAIDU originally reached out to Wanxue Education Technology, it didn't envisage becoming a financial investor in the company. Rather, Baidu was looking for quality content to improve its existing education platform Jiaoyu Baidu...
Consumer | 31 Jul 2014 |
When Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) first came to acquire New Zealand-based snacks producer Griffin's Food in 2006 at an enterprise valuation of NZ$385 million (then $240 million), it represented the classic carve-out opportunity. The company - famous...
Exits | 31 Jul 2014 |
Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart has raised $1 billion from new and existing backers in what is one of the biggest funding rounds raised by an e-commerce company globally and the single largest round by an internet company in the country.
South Asia | 30 Jul 2014 |
Arbor Ventures has led a $3.3 million Series A round for Exchange Corporation (ExCo), the Japanese start-up behind e-commerce payment and instant credit service Paidy, with participation from CyberAgent Ventures and Recruit Strategic Partners. Exisiting...
North Asia | 30 Jul 2014 |
Chinese GP Hony Capital has led a $50 million round of expansion funding for Deem, a San Francisco-headquartered cloud and mobile commerce company.
Expansion | 30 Jul 2014 |
Shares in Healthscope,the Australian hospital operator backed by TPG Capital and The Carlyle Group, rose 5.2% to A$2.21 at the end its first day of trading yesterday following the largest Australian IPO in four years.
Australasia | 29 Jul 2014 |
PAG has reportedly made another partial exit from Haitong Securities, raising about HK$1.7 billion ($219 million) via a private placement.
Greater China | 29 Jul 2014 |
Apax Partners is investing INR5 billion($83.2 million) in Cholamandalam Investment & Finance (CIF), a non-banking finance company (NBFC), in exchange for potential 8% stake.
South Asia | 29 Jul 2014 |
Newly-created private equity firm Apis Partners has launched its first growth capital fund targeting financial technology (fintech) investments in Asia and Africa.
Technology | 29 Jul 2014 |
Singapore venture capital firm Inflexion Point Capital (IPC), has launched a $15 million fund to focus on investments in Japan's mobile gaming start-ups.
Technology | 29 Jul 2014 |
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