Farfetch, a UK-based high-end online fashion retailer, has raised a $110 million Series F round led by new investors Temasek Holdings, China-based IDG Capital Partners and French investment firm Eurazeo.
Sino-US biopharmaceutical company Sirnaomics has raised $10 million in a Series B round led by Hong Kong-based venture capital firm Value Measured Investment.
Early-stage investors in Australia will be granted a string of new tax incentives as the government continues its efforts to develop a more innovative economy.
Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo Group has launched a $500 million corporate VC fund to invest in technology start-ups.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, will commit up to INR2.7 billion ($40 million) to Indian home finance-focused non-banking financial company (NBFC) Repco Home Finance.
AID Partners and Cool Japan Fund have contributed to a JPY1.4 billion ($13 million) round for Japan’s Hyakusenrenma, an online vacation rentals platform.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has led a INR4 billion ($60 million) Series D round of funding for Indian online eyewear retailer Lenskart.
Shares in Affinity Equity Partners-owned Tegel Group Holdings closed up 5.2% on the first day of trading in New Zealand following the poultry producer’s NZ$298 million ($205 million) IPO. As of May 4, the company was trading at an 8% premium to the...
India-based mobile wallet developer Mobikwik has raised $50 million in a Series C round of funding led by Japanese internet company GMO, Taiwan-based semiconductor manufacturer MediaTek, and existing backer Sequoia Capital.
IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India's Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, has pushed back the deadline on its growth fund, with final close now expected in the first half of 2016.
Hamilton Lane has promoted three Asia-based professionals – Tomoko Kitao, Mingchen Xia (pictured) and Josh Jacob – to managing director.
Chehejia, a Chinese manufacturer of smart electric vehicles, has raised RMB780 million ($120 million) in a Series A round of funding from eight Chinese individual and financial investors.
Singapore-listed private equity firm TIH has purchased a majority stake in a resources and healthcare-focused portfolio from a unit of Temasek Holdings for S$62 million ($45.8 million).
Parag Milk Foods has advanced its Indian IPO by attracting INR3.4 billion ($51.5 million) from anchor investors, including Asia-focused US private equity firm Indus Capital.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) will take further steps to regulate the domestic private fund industry in response to an acceleration in illegal fundraising activities.
Direct secondaries specialist NewQuest Capital Partners has acquired the majority of Draper Fisher Jurvetson’s (DFJ) India portfolio.
CDIB Capital has committed $45 million to Best Logistics Technologies, a China-based IT-driven integrated logistics and supply chain management business part-owned by Alibaba Group.
BlackRock has raised more than $630 million for a direct co-investment buyout fund aimed in part at investments in emerging Asian markets.
US-based venture capital firm Mayfield has raised $525 million in capital across two global investment funds.
Samara Capital has named Sanjay Purohit, the managing director for India at global clothing manufacturer Levi Strauss, as a partner.
Investor sentiment on emerging markets private equity appears to be weakening, with 40% of respondents in EMPEA’s global limited partners survey planning to increase commitments to fund managers in 2016, down from 46% last year.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) made new or approved private equity and real estate commitments of $9.7 billion in 2015, double the previous year’s allocation.
Miss Fresh, a Chinese online grocery retailer backed by Tencent Holdings, has raised RMB230 million ($36 million) in an extended Series B round led by domestic investor Yuan Yi Investment.
Chinese state-backed Tsinghua Unigroup has withdrawn its NT$56.8 billion ($1.7 billion) offer to acquire a stake in Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL), a Taiwanese semiconductor testing and packaging company.