Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
Zhenkunhang, a China-based distribution platform for industrial products, has raised $315 million Series E funding led by YF Capital - previously Yunfeng Capital - a private equity firm co-founded by Alibaba’s Jack Ma.
China Ping An Insurance Overseas Holdings has aspirations to manage assets for third-party investors. Spinning out part of the global private equity portfolio may help it get there
Japanese logistics technology start-up Openlogi has raised JPY1.7 billion ($16.7 million) in an ongoing Series C round featuring Sumitomo Corporation.
Buoyed by strong macro fundamentals and robust returns, Japan’s buyout managers continue to attract capital while most other strategies across Asia struggle. Will this popularity be sustained?
Hermes GPE is leaning into Asia as the region proves relatively successful in deflecting COVID-19. This entails a greater focus on growth capital, country funds, and defensive sector targeting
Jihoon Rim has been a venture capitalist, CEO of one of Korea’s largest technology companies, and a US business school professor – in the space of a decade. He explains the appeal of new challenges
Eric Marchand, who left his role as Unigestion’s head of Asia Pacific private equity earlier this year, has joined Campbell Lutyens as a senior advisor.
Investcorp will establish an environment, social and governance (ESG) pilot project in India as a stepping stone to implementing a global framework.