Indonesia’s Bank Central Asia (BCA) has launched a venture capital investment arm that will focus on financial technology.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private investment arm of the World Bank, plans to invest up to $150 million in Thai lender TMB Bank.
Domestic high net worth individuals and corporates are the major contributors as 500 Startups closes its debut Thailand venture capital fund above target at $15.4 million
E-Shang Redwood (ESR), a pan-Asian logistics services company backed by Warburg Pincus, has moved into Southeast Asia with an agreement to buy 80% of Cambridge Industrial Trust (CIT), a Singapore real estate investment trust (REIT) with assets worth S$1.4...
500 Startups has reached a final close of $15.4 million on its Thailand-focused early-stage fund. It had originally targeted $10 million.
Valuations remain a key obstacle to securing secondary transactions in Asia, even as a generation of funds becomes a year older and still struggles to generate liquidity, but the market is also growing in complexity due to the nature of the assets on...
CDH investments has acquired Tembusu Partners' stake in Ednovation and will commit more capital for a controlling position as it supports the Singapore pre-school operator's China expansion
INSEADAlum Ventures, a seed-stage investor focused exclusively on INSEAD alumni, has raised its debut fund from a group of graduates keen to give back to the school where they got their start
Chinese internet companies increasingly see Southeast Asia as a market that can help counterbalance slowing growth back home. For certain business models, it is an expensive and time-consuming process
Ilfryn Carstairs, co-CIO of Värde Partners, discusses distress and structured credit opportunities globally and in Asia
CDH Investments has acquired a 36% stake in Ednovation, a Singapore-based operator of pre-schools in Southeast Asia and China, from Tembusu Partners in a deal said to be worth more than S$50 million ($35 million).
The Carlyle Group has promoted Sunil Kaul (pictured), who leads buyout operations in Southeast Asia, from managing director to partner. His is one of 62 senior promotions announced by the firm, of which 15 are Asia-based professionals.
Singapore-based private investment group Marvelstone has launched a venture capital arm that will focus on companies developing smart city technologies.
Changes in the market and turnover in the team notwithstanding, Axiom Asia secured $1 billion for a fourth fund much like its previous three: a co-mingled fund-of-funds that offers exposure to hard-to-access GPs
Singapore-based East Ventures has raised $27.5 million for a fund that will invest in early-stage technology companies in Southeast Asia.
Michael Chu, global co-CEO at L Catterton, and Ravi Thakran, managing partner and chairman of L Catterton Asia, discuss the merger of Catterton and L Capital
Hong Kong-based delivery start-up Lalamove has raised a $30 million Series B round of funding led by Xianghe Capital, a China-focused VC fund set by a former Baidu executive.
INSEADAlum Ventures (IAV), the Singapore-based VC arm of international business school operator INSEAD, has launched a seed fund dedicated to its alumni and faculty networks across Europe and Asia.
Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings has teamed up with Thailand-based Ookbee, a VC-backed digital magazine platform, to pursue growth opportunities in Southeast Asia’s online media space.
Patient Japanese capital and state-backed Malaysian funding underpin a partial spin-out of Southeast Asia telecom towers business Edotco from Axiata
Khailee Ng, managing partner at 500 Startups, discusses the development of venture capital in Southeast Asia
Golden Foods Siam was struggling when Navis Capital Partners took it over, but the GP’s willingness to give management the needed tools helped generate a 3.4x return
As an early-mover in Indonesia’s online-to-offline space, Go-Jek has built up a presence in 14 verticals. Its Series D round is intended to help consolidate this dominant position
GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, is set to take a minority stake in New York-listed IT services provider Neustar as part of a take-private led by US-based Golden Gate Capital that values the company at $2.9 billion.