Indonesian conglomerate Sinar Mas Group, Singapore’s East Ventures and Yahoo Japan have teamed up to launch a $150 million venture capital fund targeting technology-enabled companies in Southeast Asia.
Brookfield Asset Management and Singapore-based warehouse operator GLP have formed a joint venture aimed at enabling construction of rooftop solar projects in China.
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Hong Kong plans to increase funding to two local incubation programs – Cyberport and Hong Kong Science & Technology Park (HKSTP) – in the expectation they will play a leading role in the drive to turn the territory into an innovation hub.
Redpoint China Ventures has raised $110 million for its debut renminbi-denominated fund, which is expected to offer greater flexibility in backing start-ups in the early stages
Fireside Ventures, an Indian VC firm set up by Helion Venture Partners co-founder Kanwaljit Singh (pictured), has closed its debut fund at INR3.4 billion ($52 million).
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Taiwan-based textiles manufacturer Ruentex Industries has committed $100 million to the third US dollar-denominated fund launched by Hopu Investments, the China-focused GP led by former Goldman Sachs banker Fang Fenglei.
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has launched an incubation program for start-ups in the territory.
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has teamed up with state-controlled Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) to launch a EUR150 million ($184 million) cross-border technology fund.
Redpoint China Ventures has closed its debut renminbi-denominated VC fund at RMB700 million ($110 million).
HarbourVest Partners has closed its latest fund-of-funds targeting European and Asian markets with $1.7 billion in commitments.
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European asset management firm Tikehau Capital has reached a first close of $50 million on a healthcare-focused early stage investment fund.
The Abraaj Group is releasing investors from commitments made to its latest flagship fund – which targets growth markets in Asia and other regions – having previously decided to suspend the fundraising process in the wake of governance concerns.
Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, who left his position as CEO of the company last year following a string of controversies, is launching an investment fund that will focus in part on China and India.
Indian VC firm Prime Venture Partners has closed its latest early-stage fund at INR4 billion ($62 million).
US-based VC firm Fenox Venture Capital has partnered with Japan-based automotive parts and systems maker Aisin Group to launch a $50 million investment vehicle aimed at automotive-related technology start-ups.
Cisco Investments, the VC arm of US technology giant Cisco, has committed an undisclosed amount to the third fund of IDG Ventures India.
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HarbourVest Partners has promoted Till Burges, who covers primary investments out of the firm’s Hong Kong office, to managing director.
Canadian asset manager Fiera Capital Corporation has acquired Hong Kong-based credit and special situations investor Clearwater Capital Partners.
Alteria Capital, an Indian venture debt firm established by InnoVen Capital co-founders Vinod Murali and Ajay Hattangdi, has reached a first close of INR3.6 billion ($54.6 million) for its debut fund.
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