Apax Partners has completed its exit from Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) Cholamandalam Investment & Finance.
500 Startups has reached a final close of $15.4 million on its Thailand-focused early-stage fund. It had originally targeted $10 million.
TPG Capital is seeking between $4 billion and $4.5 billion for its seventh pan-Asian fund, having closed the previous vehicle at $3.3 billion in 2014 after a challenging two-year-plus process.
Singapore-based private investment group Marvelstone has launched a venture capital arm that will focus on companies developing smart city technologies.
Chinese automotive financing platform Chedai.com has raised a RMB360 million ($52 million) Series B round of funding led by domestic PE fund managers You Jin Capital and Addor Capital.
Insurance giants Axa and Mass Mutual are backing H&Q Asia Pacific portfolio company One Inc to ride the wave of modernization - and technology adoption - expected in China's insurance industry
H Capital has participated in a Series B-plus round of funding worth RMB1.9 billion ($273 million) for E-life Finance, the travel financial services unit of Chinese conglomerate HNA Group.
Advent International has bought a minority stake in Indian investment and wealth management business ASK Group.
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has committed $50 million to Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) IFMR Capital, providing an exit for LeapFrog Investments.
H&Q Asia Pacific has participated in a $20 million round of funding for its US-based portfolio company One Inc, a maker of software-as-a-service (SaaS) products for the insurance industry.
Omidyar Network has led a $10 million Series B round for Indian small business financial services provider Indifi.
KKR and Temasek Holdings have agreed to invest INR18 billion ($266 million) for a 3.9% stake in SBI Life, the life insurance subsidiary of the State Bank of India (SBI).
Chinese investment firm Huiyin Group has launched a $20 million fund to invest in blockchain technologies.
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.