XIO Group, a PE firm founded by several Asia-based investment professionals with a view to buying companies in North America and Europe and helping them tap emerging market opportunities, has agreed to acquire Israeli investment firm Meitav Dash for ILS1.48...
American Express Ventures, the corporate VC arm of credit card company American Express, has led a $4 million round of funding in Indian financial technology start-up IndiaLends.
Indian technology investor Kalaari Capital has invested $6 million across domestic start-ups, AffordPlan and Active Intelligence.
Quant Group, a China-based financial big data company, has completed a RMB500 million ($73 million) Series C round led by China’s Sunshine Insurance Group.
RRJ Capital has led a $200 million Series A round for Jubaohui, an internet finance platform established by Chinese conglomerate HNA Group.
LGT Impact Ventures, the impact investment arm of LGT Group, has led a $10 million Series B round for Indian small business-focused microfinance institution (MFI) Aye Finance.
Eight Roads sees IFMR Capital as the backbone India's financial services sector needs in order to support growing but still vulnerable non-banking financial companies
Singapore's move to strengthen its financial technology ecosystem underlines the importance of creating appropriate infrastructure and incentives for start-ups in the space
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has invested INR3.4 billion ($50.3 million) in Capital First, an Indian non-banking financial company (NBFC) backed by Warburg Pincus.
Singapore private equity firm 2W Group has led a $5 million ($3.5 million) funding round for domestic financial technology company MC Payment.
The International Financial Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has proposed an investment of up to $25 million in Hong Kong-based financial comparison platform CompareAsiaGroup.
IMM Private Equity is one of seven investors that have acquired a combined 29.7% stake in Woori Bank, a Korean lender that has been under government control since 2001, for KRW2.4 trillion ($2.1 billion).
Singapore is promising to provide venture capital firms with streamlined approval processes and tailored incentives as part of efforts to develop the fundraising landscape for local start-ups.
Eight Roads Ventures India has invested $25 million in Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) IFMR Capital.
PNB Housing Finance, the mortgage lender subsidiary of India's state-run Punjab National Bank that is backed by The Carlyle Group, closed up 11.35% on its trading debut following a INR30 billion ($449 million) IPO.
As blockchain segments mature in Asia, private equity and venture capital investors will benefit from a range of new entry points. Pitfalls related to the technology’s obscure nature, however, will persist
J-Star will take control of Japanese insurance provider Hunel FEA through a bolt-on acquisition by existing portfolio company Nihon Hoken Service.
Australia-based financial services administrator Bravura Solutions is looking to raise A$148 million ($113 million) through a domestic IPO – three years after its PE owner Ironbridge Capital privatized the business in a deal worth A$173 million (then...
Sequoia Capital India has led a $6.3 million Series A round for Indian online financing marketplace KredX.
U51.com, a Chinese credit card management mobile app, has secured $84 million in an extended Series C round from Chinese asset manager Harvest Global Investments and department store operator Intime Retail Group.
Crescent Capital Partners has agreed to sell a 14.9% stake in Australian financial services provider ClearView Wealth to Sony Life Insurance for approximately A$145 million ($111 million).
Sequoia Capital China has agreed to invest RMB348 million ($51.7 million) in Gopher Asset Management, the alternative asset management unit of China’s Noah Holdings.
Quona Capital has led a $5 million Series A round of funding for US-based financial technology start-up Coins. It will support an expansion in Southeast Asia with an emphasis on the Philippines.
Indian technology investment firm and accelerator Techcelx has launched a INR1 billion ($15 million) venture fund targeting domestic companies in banking, education and healthcare.