Jaganath Swamy, a vice-president at HarbourVest Partners, has left the firm to join Good Parents, a health and wellness-focused start-up based in San Francisco and Hong Kong.
3D printing technology is expected to grow at an accelerated rate now that its practical applications have come into focus. As a global manufacturing leader, Asia could be at the center of the boom
US-based virtual reality broadcaster NextVR raises $80 million for expansion, mostly from Asian investors
Australian VC firm Square Peg Capital has contributed to a $17 million Series B round for UpGuard, a Sydney-founded cybersecurity start-up now headquartered in the US.
Norwest Venture Partners has led a $15 million Series B round of funding for Zenoti, an India-founded and US-headquartered software provider for the spa and wellness industry.
WestBridge Capital Partners has led a $15.6 million Series A round of funding for Innovaccer, a healthcare-focused IT outsourcing start-up with bases in Palo Alto and New Delhi.
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has agreed to acquire a 20% stake in Plenary Group Holdings, which controls the Australian operations of the global specialist infrastructure investor Plenary Group.
Australia’s Future Fund has led a $50 million round of funding for US-based big data services company MapR Technologies.
NextVR, a US-based start-up developing live streaming content for virtual reality (VR), has raised an $80 million Series B round, mostly from investors in Asia.
The exponential rise in drone technology investment during the past few years is now expected to level off into slower growth as venture capitalists discover a galaxy of more nuanced opportunities
With support from HNA Group, RocketSpace wants to take its San Francisco-based co-working space and accelerator model into new markets. China is the top priority
Christopher Ailman, CIO of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), explains how his organization’s approach to ESG has evolved and what this means for portfolio managers
The Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico has seen its private equity portfolio outperform in recent years, but the program is still being revised. CIO Jonathan Grabel explains why
Uber's experience in China suggests that foreign internet companies should be careful when picking their battles and wherever possible emphasize the international angle
Yunfeng Capital, Hony Capital and CDH Investments' wealth management platform are part of a consortium that has agreed to buy Caesars Interactive Entertainment’s (CIE) social and mobile games business for $4.4 billion in cash.
Wonder Workshop, the children's robotics manufacturer that recently agreed a distribution partnership with Chinese online retailer JD.com, has raised a $20 million Series B round to support further expansion in China.
Hamilton Lane has closed its latest global fund-of-funds at $516 million, exceeding a target of $400 million on the back of strong international investor interest.
Private equity firms must take the time to understand their audience when pitching funds to family offices, leading industry practitioners told the AVCJ USA Forum.
The Asia opportunity for private equity has become all the more compelling for the political uncertainty blighting Western markets, investors told the AVCJ USA Forum.
Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management has achieved a final close of $14 billion for a global infrastructure fund, exceeding the vehicle’s original target corpus of $10 billion.
Baring Private Equity Asia and Canadian buyout firm Onex Corporation have agreed to acquire Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property and Science (IP&S) business for $3.5 billion.
While global private equity firms have well-established channels for tapping Asian institutional investors, it continues to be challenging for LPs from this region to access North America's middle-market managers
US-China cross border investment continues to present exciting opportunities for venture capital firms targeting technology start-ups, but investors must keep up with the pace of the market’s transformation
As regulatory pressure to increase fee transparency among US private equity funds ramps up, the industry will have to learn how to follow new rules, even as they’re being formed