Fundraising focus shifts to China venture, but it’s the same polarization story; upturn in trade and secondary sales suggests the COVID-19 freeze is thawing; healthcare retains its investment appeal
1) Fundraising: China VC to the fore The steady but thoroughly imbalanced revival in Asia PE fundraising continues. The second quarter total was revised upwards from $24 billion to $39 billion, largely...
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
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?
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.
Japanese logistics technology start-up Openlogi has raised JPY1.7 billion ($16.7 million) in an ongoing Series C round featuring Sumitomo Corporation.