Issuing preferred equity to secondary investors is a short-cut to liquidity for China VCs with valuable portfolios but few exits. The strategy isn’t universally popular, but what will it take for GPs to make the leap?
VC investors have deployed nearly $85 billion in China over the past six years. It remains to be seen how much of this money comes out, and how soon. Technology sector realizations since 2015 stand at...
Japanese venture capital firm Globis Capital Partners has raised JPY36 billion ($321 million) for its sixth fund. The overall target of JPY37.5 billion is expected to be reached by June.
A TPG Capital-led consortium will acquire a 30% stake in APM Monaco, a jewelry brand that was established in Europe nearly 40 years ago and now has its largest retail footprint in China.
RHL Ventures has launched a MYR100 million ($24.2 million) fund focused on small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) with a cornerstone investment from government-owned SME Corp Malaysia.
Chinese coffee shop chain Luckin Coffee has raised $150 million in an extended Series B round at a valuation of $2.9 billion. It was led by BlackRock, which committed $125 million to the deal.