The expansion of Japan’s middle-market private equity scene has not kept pace with the rise in global investor interest. Spiking competition is inducing GP formation, but impediments are myriad
The fragmented, ageing nature of Japan’s small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) space and growing momentum in corporate divestments, coupled with strong and rising LP appetite for exposure to these themes,...
Japanese healthcare technology start-up Ubie has closed its Series C round on JPY6.3bn (USD 43.2m) with the latest tranche featuring PE-owned pharmacy chain operator Sogo Medical.
Specialist food and agriculture investor Proterra Investment Partners has agreed to invest in Aperion Bioenergy, a Singapore-based bioenergy producer that sources used cooking oil for feedstocks.
Dymon Asia Private Equity (DAPE) has closed its third Southeast Asia middle market private equity fund at a hard cap of USD 650m, beating a target of USD 550m.
Gamurs, a Sydney-headquartered media company specialising in gaming, e-sports, and entertainment, has secured USD 12m in Series A funding.