The Dietrich Foundation has an unusually large allocation to PE and VC, and to China venture capital in particular. CIO Edward J. Grefenstette discusses the considerations that underpin this exposure
India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA) has changed its name to True North (Managers) and formalized its sector specialist strategy.
INSEADAlum Ventures, a seed-stage investor focused exclusively on INSEAD alumni, has raised its debut fund from a group of graduates keen to give back to the school where they got their start
The Oman India Joint Investment Fund (OIJIF), an India-focused GP sponsored by the State General Reserve Fund of Oman (SGRF) and the State Bank of India (SBI), has reached a first close of $220 million on its latest fund.
Hamilton Tang learned about Chinese business the hard way, setting up a cinema joint venture in the 1990s. Now he offers funding and expertise to domestic entrepreneurs as managing partner of SMC Capital
MCap Fund Managers, the Indian GP that spun-out from Baring Private Equity Partners India in 2010 and closed a $60 million fund the following year, will not raise a second vehicle.
CDH Investments has closed its China mid-market fund at the hard cap of $800 million, beating the target of $600 million. The vehicle will allow the GP to pursue opportunities that fall below the minimum check size for its flagship private equity fund.
Primavera Capital Group has reached a final close on its second US dollar-denominated China-focused fund at $1.93 billion, exceeding the target of $1.5 billion.
New Zealand-based Oriens Capital has secured around NZ$50 million ($35 million) in commitments for its latest private equity vehicle and expects to surpass this mark upon final close at the end of the month.
Warburg Pincus has closed its dedicated China fund – which will invest alongside the firm’s $13.4 billion global flagship vehicle in China deals – at the hard cap of $2 billion after about six months in the market.
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.
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)