Infinity Group, a China-Israel cross-border private equity firm, has partnered with Chinese IT services provider Neusoft Corporation to launch a $250 million medical technology fund.
Singapore-based UOB Group has joined a $72 million Series C round for Israeli equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd.
Australian GP AirTree Ventures raises its latest fund to invest in tech start-ups across growth ranges
FountainVest Partners has closed its third China-focused fund at the hard cap of $2.1 billion after approximately six months in the market
Innovation Works changes its name, but plans to keep focusing on China's growing tech talent
Selling Asian LPs on private credit strategies remains difficult for the most part, but fund managers are generally confident that interest in the asset class is set to take off
Linear Venture, a Chinese early-stage VC firm founded by former Facebook and JD.com employees, has closed its second fund – which comprises US dollar and renminbi-denominated tranches – with approximately $70 million in aggregate commitments.
Multiples Alternative Asset Management has reached a final close of $690 million on its second India-focused fund, beating the target of $650 million.
Chinese search engine Baidu has launched a $200 million venture fund that will focus on next-generation technologies, such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).
AirTree Ventures' successful fundraise underlines the growth interest in Australian venture capital, but the superannuation funds have yet to prove themselves to be a consistent source of capital
AirTree Ventures claims to have raised Australia's largest-ever venture capital fund, having closed its latest vehicle at A$250 million ($188 million)
Chinese early-stage VC firm Sinovation Ventures, formerly Innovation Works, has closed its third US dollar-denominated fund and second renminbi fund, with more than $674 million in aggregate commitments.
China-based early-stage investor Innovation Works, which was founded by former Google China head Kai-Fu Lee, has teamed up with Hong Kong-listed real estate developer Zall Group to launch a private equity fund.
Canadian pension plan Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ) and Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) have backed a platform launched by India’s ICICI Venture and Tata Power that will invest in domestic power projects.
Australia's H2 Ventures plans to raise up to A$55 million ($42 million) through an IPO for a dedicated unit that will make early and growth-stage investments in global financial technology start-ups.
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.
Brett Krause, former president of J.P. Morgan Chase China, has joined PurpleSky Capital as managing partner with a view to helping the local early-stage VC firm launch a debut US dollar-denominated fund.
Equity International (EI), a Chicago-based investment firm focused on real estate and infrastructure platforms in emerging markets, has closed its first Asia-focused fund, aimed at supporting Chinese warehouse firm e-Shang Redwood (ESR).
After several years of rapid growth, secondaries volumes slowed in the first half of 2016, while fundraising reached an all-time high. Opinion is divided on the prospects for an increasingly nuanced market
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.
Venturecraft, a Singapore-based VC investor and accelerator, has launched a new S$50 million ($37 million) investment fund aimed at early and growth stage medical technology (medtech) and internet start-ups in Asia.
Exposure to private equity and venture capital – where it is driven by true value creation rather than financial leverage or strong economic growth – has never been more important, according to Raphael Arndt, CIO of Australia’s Future Fund.
Korean institutional investors are raising their allocations to alternative assets, but a need for yield means they favor assets like private debt and infrastructure over private equity.
In the early stages of deployment of its $830 million second fund, Kerogen Capital faces a very different energy sector to the previous cycle, characterized by lower costs, lower entry prices and reduced competition