Indian education-focused GP Kaizen Private Equity has opened an office in Silicon Valley ahead of launching its first pan-Asian fund, which has a target of $120 million.
South Asia | 22 Aug 2014 |
NVC Lighting, a Chinese lightning products manufacturer backed by SAIF Partners and Goldman Sachs, has once again run into corporate governance problems as its founder and CEO refused to accept a board resolution that he step down.
Greater China | 22 Aug 2014 |
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 |
Orios Venture Partners - a VC firm set up by Indian angel investor Rehan Yar Khan - has raised INR3 billion ($50 million) for its first fund.
South Asia | 21 Aug 2014 |
Former Groupon CEO for Hong Kong and Taiwan Danny Yeung raised a $10 million seed-stage investment fund following the launch of his new venture capital firm SXE Ventures.
Early stage | 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 |
Warburg Pincus and a subsidiary of Chinese steel producer Shanghai Baosteel Group have agreed to buy industrial gas assets from Henan Jinkai Chemical Investment Holding for RMB3 billion ($488 million).
Industrials | 20 Aug 2014 |
Private equity is expected to play a significant role in India's infrastructure development, but regulatory constraints and disappointing returns are a turn-off for investors. Reform is required
South Asia | 20 Aug 2014 |
Plans to open up Chinese infrastructure projects to the private participation are encouraging but not life-changing for PE investors who are already accustomed to operating in and around the state apparatus
Infrastructure | 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
Mounir Guen, founder and CEO of placement agent MVision is relocating from London to Hong Kong in order to lead the firm’s expansion in Asia.
People | 18 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 |
Traditionally, private equity spin-outs have fallen somewhere along a scale that features autonomy at one end and greed (or, more kindly, a desire for talents to be appropriately rewarded) at the other, with innate entrepreneurism occupying the middle....
Fundraising | 13 Aug 2014
Asian private equity firms lag behind their Western counterparts on operational value add, according to a new survey.
Advisory | 12 Aug 2014 |
The investment arm of global real estate advisor CBRE has announced a final close on the Asia Alpha Plus III (AAP III) Fund of $236 million.
Fundraising | 12 Aug 2014 |
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