Tencent Holdings and Sequoia Capital have invested $35 million in a Series C round of funding for Weebly, a US-based web-hosting services provider.
Greater China | 23 Apr 2014 |
Suneel Kaji has left The Rohatyn Group (TRG), where he was involved in private equity and special situations credit investments in US and the Pacific Rim, to become a managing director at Accordion, a US-headquartered consultancy.
People | 23 Apr 2014 |
Jafco Ventures has reached a final close on its latest global fund at $260 million for its latest global fund. The vehicle, which was originally targeting $250 million, is the largest the firm has ever raised.
Venture | 14 Apr 2014 |
Hony Capital has agreed to support Canada Capital Energy Corporation (CCEC), a Chinese-owned oil and gas exploration and exploitation company, as it seeks to acquire energy assets in Western Canada.
Greater China | 08 Apr 2014 |
Teachers’ Private Capital (TPC), the PE and direct investment arm of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), earned a record C$3.1 billion ($2.8 billion) in 2013, delivering a one-year return of 26.9%, although both measures fell short of their benchmark...
LPs | 08 Apr 2014 |
Michael Chae, head of international private equity at The Blackstone Group, will move back to New York after a four-year stint in Hong Kong.
People | 07 Apr 2014 |
Andy Hayes, PE investment officer at the Oregon State Treasury (OST), has been managing his fund’s Asian investments for nearly six years. The role is as much about networks as it is know-how
LPs | 02 Apr 2014
LiquidHub might be described as characteristic of all ChrysCapital’s investments in the IT segment, yet at the same time the US and India-based digital consultancy represents the complete reverse of any other deal the PE firm has done.
Technology | 02 Apr 2014 |
India's ChrysCapital has lead a $53 million round of Series B funding for LiquidHub, a US-headquartered digital business consultancy.
South Asia | 26 Mar 2014 |
Persistent Venture Fund, a VC fund controlled by listed Indian software and technology company Persistent Systems, has invested in Hyginex, a US-based wearable technology manufacturer specializing in healthcare applications.
Venture | 25 Mar 2014 |
New Zealand Superannuation Fund (NZ Super) has committed up to $250 million to oil and gas investments in North America through a partnership with KKR.
LPs | 21 Mar 2014 |
When CITIC Capital Partners joined Audax Group in acquiring Elgin Equipment, its brief was to re-position the clean coal equipment business from low-growth America to high-growth China
Buyout | 19 Mar 2014 |
DCM's latest global fund is smaller than its two predecessors because Silicon Valley-based general partners, Carl Amdahl and co-founder Dixon Doll, are stepping down. As a result, there will be fewer US investments, but China is expected to play a more...
Fundraising | 19 Mar 2014 |
Joseph Dear, chief investment officer at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), has died. Dear had been battling prostate cancer and last summer stepped back from his role to undergo treatment.
People | 27 Feb 2014 |
California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), the largest public pension fund in the US with more than $277 billion in assets, will reduce its target allocation for private equity from 14% to 12%. The move is part of a broader effort to...
LPs | 21 Feb 2014 |
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10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing