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 |
A group of private investors is nearing a $2 billion deal for a minority stake in China Huarong Asset Management, one of four groups tasked with managing non-performing loans (NPLs) from state-owned banks.
Financials | 23 Jul 2014 |
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has appointed Hiromichi Mizuno, a partner at secondaries specialist Coller Capital, to its investment committee.
North Asia | 21 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 |
Global secondary transaction volume for 2014 is on course to break $30 billion for the first time after reaching $16 billion in the six months of 2014, according to secondary market-focused investment bank Cogent Partners.
Secondaries | 16 Jul 2014 |
America’s two largest public pension funds each reported annual returns in excess of 18% largely driven by soaring domestic and international public equities, although private equity was the second-best performing asset class. `
Performance | 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 |
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has issued draft rules for the domestic private equity industry, including a definition of investors qualified to participate in funds.
Greater China | 14 Jul 2014 |
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