AVCJ Awards 2022: Firm of the Year – Mid Cap: Pacific Equity Partners
Reflecting on a 12-month period characterised by a string of bumper exits, Australia’s Pacific Equity Partners sees a clear connection between performance and well-established team and culture
Of the 13 managing directors at Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), 12 have spent their entire investing careers with the 25-year-old firm, from the three remaining co-founders to the cluster of investment...
Indonesia e-commerce player Evermos gets $39m Series C
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has led a USD 39m Series C round for Evermos, an Indonesian social commerce platform that positions itself as an impact play.
Singapore's Qualgro seeks $150m for Fund III
Qualgro Partners, a Singapore-headquartered venture capital firm, is looking to raise USD 150m for its third fund.
PE-backed CompareAsiaGroup merges with US-listed SPAC
CompareAsiaGroup, an Asia-focused financial products comparison platform also known as MoneyHero Group, has agreed to merge with a US-listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) at an enterprise value of approximately USD 342m.
VC investors primed for exit with China Youzan reorganisation
Hillhouse Capital and Matrix Partners China are set for liquidity events after China Youzan, an e-commerce software-as-a-service (SaaS) business listed in Hong Kong, agreed to take full control of its key subsidiary for HKD 2.6bn (USD 334.5m).