Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
GreenMount Capital, an investment unit of New Zealand-based GreenMount Advisory, is looking to raise up to NZD 100m (USD 69.2m) for its debut private equity co-investment fund that will participate in deals in Australia and New Zealand.
Black Sesame Technologies, a China-based chipmaker specializing in autonomous driving applications, has closed a Series C extension led by SummitView Capital. This brings the size of the overall round to USD 500m.
Japanese lower middle-market private equity firm J-Star has made an investment of undisclosed size in air cargo transportation and courier services provider Score Japan Holdings.
Accelerators and seed investors are increasingly pursuing global mandates and building out large, international teams. The challenges are starting to cast shadows over the benefits, but it’s early days
Monad Ventures is unusual in China’s VC landscape as a dedicated software investor. Norah Tian, the firm’s founding partner, discusses valuations, deal sourcing, and gender
A preference for control-oriented strategies has left MetLife Investment Management with an Asia portfolio split equally between developed and emerging markets. There are no plans to upset the balance
Kewsong Lee has resigned as CEO of The Carlyle Group just over two years since assuming the role on a solo basis, with co-founder Bill Conway taking over in an interim capacity.
SCB 10X, the VC arm of Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank, has appointed Mukaya Panich, its chief investment and venture officer, as CEO.