Singapore-based Jungle Ventures has reached a final close of $100 million on its second fund, which will target Southeast Asian technology start-ups.
Accel Partners has closed its fifth India-focused venture capital fund at $450 million, less than two years after raising $305 million for the fourth vehicle.
Angel Plus, a Chinese early-stage VC fund established by Michael Yu, co-founder of New Oriental Education, has launched a debut US dollar-denominated fund worth $100 million.
India's demonetization policy means short-term headaches for private equity, but probably long-term gains
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
The growth potential of India’s technology sector is unquestioned, but there have been relatively few spin-outs to threaten the incumbents. A couple of track record-boosting IPOs would help matters
Singapore’s Leonie Hill Capital is backing a $200 million venture fund for the aviation and aerospace industry alongside US-based Starburst Accelerator.
Early-stage VC firm WI Harper Group has teamed up with two Chinese investment funds – Luxin Venture Capital Group and Shandong Leader Equity Investment Fund – to launch a cross-border fund that will invest in start-ups in China and the US.
Australia’s Impact Investment Group has raised A$13 million ($10 million) for a domestically focused venture capital fund. The initial target was A$10 million.
Indian IT and business consulting firm Infosys has made a INR31.6 million ($4.6 million) LP commitment to the debut fund of Stellaris Venture Partners, a spin-out from Helion Venture Partners.
Australia-listed growth-stage private equity firm Bailador Technology Investments has launched a A$17.4 million ($13 million) capital raising.
US-Japan cross-border investment firm Draper Nexus Venture Partners has closed its second fund at $175 million.
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.
Singapore-based private equity firm Tembusu Partners has teamed up with Shengdong Pang, founder of Chinese start-ups 2345.com and 51.com, to build ties between nascent software companies in China and Southeast Asia.
Actis has opened an office in Hong Kong that will primarily be used for investor relations and client services activities in Asia, including Australia and New Zealand. The firm already has bases in Beijing and Mumbai.
When Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund developed a private equity program, it was able to learn from the experiences of others and focused on building deep relationships with a select group of managers
Falcon House Capital comfortably beat the target for its second Indonesia-focused fund, raising $400 million for deployment in middle-market consumer sector businesses
EMR Capital has raised $860 million for its second fund, which will focus on control deals involving copper, gold, coking coal and potash - each of which is expected to see strong demand from China
With the support of his former employer, New Enterprise Associates, Xiaodong Jiang has gone independent with Long Hill Capital. Early-stage healthcare and consumer services are now in his sights
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.
Two Chinese media players – sector specialist PE firm CMC Capital Partners and entertainment content provider Enlight Media – are among the first group of LPs in a virtual reality (VR) fund raised by IMAX Corporation and its Hong Kong-listed Chinese...
Redbud Capital, a VC fund-of-funds unit under Tsinghua Holdings, has launched a new vehicle worth RMB1 billion ($150 million) with several government-backed agencies to invest in China venture capital funds.
HTC and the Shenzhen municipal government have agreed to set up a Chinese virtual reality (VR) research institute and a RMB10 billion ($1.5 billion) investment fund for the technology.
Family offices investing in Asia are improving their understanding of private equity and bringing increasingly sophisticated approaches to the asset class, industry professionals told the AVCJ Forum.