After several years of rapid growth, secondaries volumes slowed in the first half of 2016, while fundraising reached an all-time high. Opinion is divided on the prospects for an increasingly nuanced market
For the global secondaries market, Goldman Sachs is the $6 billion gorilla in the room; that is the estimated total in PE assets the bank has to divest over the next 12 months in order to comply with US...
GGV Capital’s Asia business will sever ties with the firm’s international operation – switching to separate partnerships and a distinct brand – as venture capital continues to feel the impact of the US and China’s conflicting technology agendas.
A consortium led by Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) has successfully completed a tender offer for Toshiba Corporation, paving the way for a JPY 2trn (USD 13.6bn) privatisation of the company.
Peak XV Partners, formerly Sequoia Capital India, and Elevation Capital have led a USD 12m Series A round for Indian visa platform Atlys with support from Andreessen Horowitz.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has agreed to pay AUD 272.1m (USD 174m) for a 50% stake in LMS Energy, a biogas-to-energy and solar renewable energy business held by Australian metals recycler Sims.