Tokio Marine Capital has reached a second close of JPY41.7 billion ($363 million) on its latest Japan mid-market fund. The full target is JPY50 billion.
With the pace of fundraising picking up in China's venture capital industry, offshore LPs face challenges keeping up with the latest developments
India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA) has changed its name to True North (Managers) and formalized its sector specialist strategy.
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.
Warburg Pincus believes it will invest at least $8 billion in India in the next decade as the country’s entrepreneurs continue to mature.
Chinese asset manager CreditEase Wealth Management has reached a first close of $32.2 million on its second Israel-focused venture capital fund.
TPG Capital is seeking between $4 billion and $4.5 billion for its seventh pan-Asian fund, having closed the previous vehicle at $3.3 billion in 2014 after a challenging two-year-plus process.
Singapore-based private investment group Marvelstone has launched a venture capital arm that will focus on companies developing smart city technologies.
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.
Axiom Asia has closed its fourth pan-regional fund-of-funds at just over $1 billion, sticking to its tried and tested model of a single co-mingled vehicle with no separately managed accounts. The initial target was $750 million.
JD Capital rose to prominence as a pre-IPO investor in China but has since broadened its coverage to include control deals. Lei Cai, the firm’s founding partner and chairman, explains charts the evolution
Large LPs want to reduce the number of PE managers in their portfolios and generate more value from the outperformers that remain. The GP-LP relationship is becoming closer and more complicated
K.Y. Tang was among the pioneers of leveraged buyouts in Asia while at UBS Capital Asia. He subsequently spun out to form Affinity Equity Partners, where the success continues
Indian venture capital firm Lightbox has raised a $54 million top-up fund that will be used to make additional investments in certain portfolio companies.
Having paid careful attention to liquidity levels in its debut vehicle, PAG Asia Capital took less than seven months to close its second regional fund at $3.6 billion
Asia-based investors account for just under one quarter of commitments to Apax Partners’ latest global fund, which has closed at the hard cap of $9 billion after less than a year in the market.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has committed $5 million to the debut fund being raised by Unreasonable Capital, which focuses on social and environmental issues in emerging markets.
Australia-based Quadrant Private Equity has made a habit of six-week fundraises. The capital continues to target middle-market consolidation plays
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.
GenBridge Capital, a venture capital firm whose founders include two members of Chinese online retailer JD.com’s M&A team, is seeking to raise $500 million for its debut China fund.
AVCJ looks at how its 2016 predictions turned out and identifies some key themes for the year ahead
Fairfax India Holdings will raise $150 million though a public share sale and an additional $350 million though a private placement.