AVCJ Awards 2022: Fundraising of the Year – Mid Cap: Potentia Capital
For Australia’s Potentia Capital, the beauty of its sophomore fundraise was not that it took four months, but that it took two years. Putting out feelers well before the official launch created buzz
Raising its first middle-market technology buyout fund, Potentia Capital faced all the classic obstacles: a debut fund, a new team, a country-specific approach, a sector-focused strategy. But the Australia-based...
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).