Qualcomm has launched a $150 million strategic venture fund to invest in Chinese start-ups in the mobile technology space.
Greater China | 25 Jul 2014 |
Taiwan’s Cathay Life Insurance has committed $20 million to US technology-focused private equity firm Vista Equity Partners’ latest flagship fund - Vista Equity Partners Fund V.
Greater China | 25 Jul 2014 |
JD Capital has launched three renminbi-denominated funds to invest in the medical and energy sectors.
Greater China | 24 Jul 2014 |
Hong Kong-listed solar cell manufacturer Shunfeng Photovoltaic International has commited JPY7.5 billion ($74 million) to an unnamed Japanese solar power-focused fund.
North Asia | 24 Jul 2014 |
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSACP) launched a KRW300 billion ($295 million) global co-investment fund in partnership with South Korean tire manufacturer Nexen. The primary LP is the National Pension Service of Korea (NPS).
Fundraising | 24 Jul 2014 |
Fubon Financial, parent of Taiwan’s second-largest life insurance firm, has committed $20 million to Fosun International’s outbound China Momentum Fund.
Greater China | 23 Jul 2014 |
Southeast Asia-focused GP Northstar Group has reached a first close of approximately $500 million on its fourth fund.
Fundraising | 18 Jul 2014 |
For most Asia-focused GPs that were once captive units of investment banks, the shadow of their former parent has long since faded. Restrictions on financial institutions as LPs is a problem, but they are already accustomed to life without balance sheet...
Fundraising | 16 Jul 2014 |
The IPO window remains open, especially in Australia; VCs continue to dominate China fundraising, but probably not for much longer; the Philippines stakes its claim as Southeast Asia’s emerging PE star.
Greater China | 16 Jul 2014 |
International Finance Corporation (IFC) wants to raise a $750 million to $1 billion for an emerging markets-focused fund-of-funds with a final close pegged for the end of this year or early 2015.
Fundraising | 15 Jul 2014 |
Private equity firm EIG Global Energy Partners has teamed up with Asia-based agriculture and energy supply chain manager Noble Group to acquire and operate upstream and mid-stream energy assets.
Industrials | 15 Jul 2014 |
A consortium of foreign and Chinese PE firms has launched a $1.5 billion fund, which aims to raise a combination of US dollars and Chinese currency to invest abroad.
Greater China | 14 Jul 2014 |
Shenzhen Comix Stationery, a Shenzhen-listed stationery manufacturer, has won approval to launch a PE fund, which will be managed by Hejun Consulting.
Greater China | 11 Jul 2014 |
The Indian government has pledged to support local start-ups by launching a INR100 billion ($1.6 billion) fund-of-funds.
South Asia | 11 Jul 2014 |
A new equity crowdfunding platform called Equitise is being launched in Australia.
Early stage | 08 Jul 2014 |
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