Private equity interest in the commercialisation of sport globally is filtering through to India, with a couple of high-profile cricket deals. What other franchises and rights owners could be up for grabs?
Private equity involvement in IPL, India’s marquee cricket league, moved to a new level in October when CVC Capital Partners was awarded one of two new team franchises. Coming months after Redbird Capital...
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.
Gaorong Capital and Tsing Song Capital have led a CNY 500m (USD 74m) Series C for IntellectiveBio, a China-based contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO).
Morningside Venture Capital has teamed up with Kingray Capital, Trinity Innovation Fund, TigerYeah Capital, and FountainBridge Capital to provide USD 20m in angel and pre-Series A funding for Epigenic Therapeutics, a China-based gene editing specialist.