Creador has reached a final close on its second fund at the hard cap of $300 million. A rush of late commitments saw the Southeast Asia and India-focused GP exceed its projected $275 million total.
Fundraising | 21 Aug 2014 |
Orchid Asia has closed its sixth China growth capital fund, hitting the hard cap of $920 million after receiving more than $1.3 billion of interest from prospective LPs.
Fundraising | 21 Aug 2014 |
SEAF India Investment Advisors has acquired a significant minority stake in the Kolkata-based Guha Roy Food Joint & Hotel, which runs biriyani fast food chain Only Alibaba and fried chicken brand Baked & Fried.
Consumer | 20 Aug 2014 |
The continued growth of the Asian economies means increased demand for energy. Major Asian countries and corporations are rising to the challenge and paying top dollar for almost every oil and gas interest they can lay their hands on – not to mention...
Industrials | 20 Aug 2014
The Blackstone Group has entered Southeast Asia's oil and gas space with an $800 million commitment to Tamarind Energy. Angelo Acconcia, managing director at Blackstone Energy Partners, explains the rationale
People | 20 Aug 2014
Fosun International plans to acquire a 20% stake in Ironshore for $464 million, becoming the property and casualty insurer's largest shareholder.
Greater China | 18 Aug 2014 |
Agworld, an Australia-based information exchange platform for farmers, has raised A$6 million ($5.6 million) in a Series C round of funding led by Reed Elsevier Ventures. Existing investor Yuuwa Capital also participated.
Industrials | 13 Aug 2014 |
Smart eMoney, a mobile payment business owned by Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT), first ventured overseas in partnership with Mastercard in 2010.
Venture | 13 Aug 2014 |
With around two-thirds of India's 1.2 billion-strong population reliant on farming for a livelihood the importance of the monsoon season to the economy cannot be overstated. A weak monsoon can cut exports, drive food price inflation and ultimately cause...
South Asia | 13 Aug 2014 |
The election of Narendra Modi has breathed new hope into India’s beleaguered economy, with private equity investors anticipating much-needed reforms. But the road to recovery is long and likely uneven
Infrastructure | 13 Aug 2014 |
CMC Capital has led a RMB300 million ($49 million) Series B round of financing for Yuehua Entertainment, a Chinese music and movie producer. Gravity Media, a Chinese advertising firm, also took part in the round.
Greater China | 07 Aug 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 |
Hao Capital, DCM and Baidu have invested in a Series C round of funding for Beijing Wanxue Education, a Chinese online education service provider.
Greater China | 24 Jul 2014 |
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