Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
Wattle Hill RHC, a private equity firm that targets Australian businesses with products and services that appeal to Chinese consumers, has won board approval for a A$189.7 million ($138 million) privatization of honey producer Capilano Honey.
Indian dairy firm Dodla Dairy has filed for an IPO that will provide a partial exit for its private equity backer TPG Growth, the growth investment arm of TPG Capital.
MyDreamPlus, a Beijing-based co-working space provider, has raised $120 million in Series C funding led by General Atlantic (GA) and Hillhouse Capital.
Investors are beginning to experiment with automation in various aspects of the deal-making process. Results to date are encouraging but lack detailed cost-benefit insight
Launched in 2013 and backed by a string of placement agents, iCapital Network leverages technology to give high net worth investors access to alternatives. CEO Lawrence Calcano discusses the democratization of capital raising
Australia’s Future Fund is responding to disruption by investing in venture capital, factoring technology risk into investment decision making, and upgrading internal systems. CIO Raphael Arndt explains the rationale behind this approach
Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional has appointed Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan, CEO of state-controlled Employees Provident Fund (EPF), as its new managing director.
BGH, the Australia and New Zealand-focused private equity firm set up by former TPG Capital Asia co-head Ben Gray, has hired Jonathan Chamberlain, a managing director at The Blackstone Group, as a partner.