India’s Helion Venture Partners has led a $6.5 million Series A round of funding for Workspot, a cloud-based administration platform that allows users to access business applications and...
Venture | 23 Jul 2014 |
America’s two largest public pension funds each reported annual returns in excess of 18% largely driven by soaring domestic and international public equities, although private equity was the second-best performing asset class. `
Performance | 16 Jul 2014 |
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ and Fidelity Growth Partners have taken part in $24 million round for US-based Cloudian, a hybrid cloud storage solutions provider.
North America | 09 Jul 2014 |
Sino-US VC firm GGV Capital has led a $10 million Series B round funding for Curse, a US-based social networking platform that targets online gamers.
Venture | 09 Jul 2014 |
CITIC Capital Partners has acquired US-based dental business DDS LAB for an undisclosed sum. The Chinese PE firm has completed approximately 15 deals in the US but this is its first as lead investor.
Buyouts | 03 Jul 2014 |
Jessica Archibald, managing director at VC-focused fund-of-funds Top Tier Capital Partners, on mounting valuations in the US venture capital market and Asia losing some of its shine on a risk-adjusted basist
North America | 02 Jul 2014
As of July 1, PE firms were supposed to have taken the first step towards compliance with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Few in Asia can exist beyond the regulatory web
North America | 02 Jul 2014 |
Chinese tech companies are interested in making investments in the US, while start-ups are targeting Sino-US or global markets from the outset. How can VC investors make money in this melting pot?
Venture | 02 Jul 2014 |
Chinese private equity firms’ growing interest in US acquisitions has yet to translate into meaningful deal flow. These relatively new arrivals need time to familiarize themselves with a competitive market
Buyouts | 02 Jul 2014 |
Amobee, the mobile ad company owned by Singapore telecoms giant SingTel, has acquired two VC-backed digital ad firms: Adconion and Kontera, for $235 million and $150 million, respectively.
Buyouts | 11 Jun 2014 |
Private equity has been put on notice by the US regulators - an alarming notion, yet one that was sufficiently well signposted that GPs could see it coming. How keenly will the rumblings be felt in Asia?
Regulation | 11 Jun 2014 |
Two former venture investors from Japanese trading company Mitsui & Co are looking to raise $150 million for a new fund focusing on the biopharmaceutical sector.
Venture | 06 Jun 2014 |
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has joined Insight Venture Partners in its $752 million purchase of iParadigms, a US maker of anti-plagiarism software, from Warburg Pincus.
Technology | 04 Jun 2014 |
Former Sony CEO Nobuyuki Idei has joined Silicon Valley-based VC firm Fenox Venture Capital as a board advisor.
North Asia | 04 Jun 2014 |
Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board has established a sizeable presence in Asia and is making ever larger commitments to GPs in the region. But Mark Machin, the fund’s Asia president, says it is still early days
LPs | 28 May 2014
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