Only a handful of India-focused private equity firms have shown they are able to raise funds $500 million or more. With LPs still wavering on India, however, membership of this select group is not guaranteed
Australia-listed growth-stage private equity firm Bailador Technology Investments has launched a A$17.4 million ($13 million) capital raising.
Delta Capital Myanmar, formerly known as PMM Partners, has reach a first close on its second Myanmar-focused fund at $30 million. The full target is $100 million.
Falcon House Capital comfortably beat the target for its second Indonesia-focused fund, raising $400 million for deployment in middle-market consumer sector businesses
Falcon House Partners has closed its second Indonesia-focused fund at the hard cap of $400 million, buoyed by continued optimism about the rise of domestic consumption and a favorable response to the Widodo administration’s policies.
IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India's Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, has reached a final close of $60 million on its latest growth fund.
India-listed financial services company Centrum has launched a INR5 billion ($75.3 million) private equity fund to focus on domestic consumer-focused industries.
Private equity – and in particular venture capital and growth equity – is “more important now than it has ever been” to Future Fund’s overall portfolio, the Australian sovereign wealth fund said in its annual report.
Indian technology investment firm and accelerator Techcelx has launched a INR1 billion ($15 million) venture fund targeting domestic companies in banking, education and healthcare.
FountainVest Partners has closed its third China-focused fund at the hard cap of $2.1 billion after approximately six months in the market
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering an investment of up to $25 million in Maison Capital’s debut US dollar-denominated China fund, which has an overall target of $200 million.
Multiples Alternative Asset Management has reached a final close of $690 million on its second India-focused fund, beating the target of $650 million.
AirTree Ventures claims to have raised Australia's largest-ever venture capital fund, having closed its latest vehicle at A$250 million ($188 million)
Lindeman Asia Investment, a South Korea and China-focused PE firm that concentrates on small and medium-sized enterprises, has launched a KRW300 billion ($273 million) fund with backing from domestic LPs.
Apax Partners has made a partial exit from Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) Cholamandalam Investment & Finance, generating proceeds of $102 million.
The renewable energy division of Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation & Science has launched a A$20 million ($15.3 million) seed fund that will focus on domestic clean energy start-ups.
Indian mid-market PE firm Ambit Pragma has invested in Prime Focus Technology (PFT), a subsidiary of Indian media services company Prime Focus.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will invest up to $15 million in the debut fund of Philippines-based private equity firm Sierra Madre Managers.
SeaLink Capital Partners and the International Finance Corporation have committed a INR 1 billion ($14.9 million) Series C round to India-based dialysis clinic chain NephroPlus.
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has committed to invest up to JPY700 million ($7 million) in a fresh round of funding for domestic industrial materials specialist Nakayama Amorphous.
New Zealand private equity firm Oriens Capital has received commitments for its debut fund in excess of the vehicle’s first-close target of NZ$30 million ($21.8 million).
CDIB Capital commits $30 million to China's Tutwo Outdoor to help its supply chain consolidation play
China Everbright has reached a first close of $264 million on a new global investment fund.
Indian micro-finance institution (MFI) and non-banking finance company (NBFC) Suryoday Micro Finance has raised INR1 billion ($15 million) in fresh capital, with Aavishkaar Goodwell fully exiting the company in a separate transaction.