Global private equity majors including KKR, Bain Capital and TPG say that now is the time to raise Asian megafunds, but for Baring Private Equity, which closed its $2.4 billion fifth vehicle in just six months earlier this year, it’s good to get in early.
Baring whittled down the interested parties to more than 30 institutional investors, producing a fund 60% larger than its predecessor and well in excess of the initial target. Acclaimed as proof of the...
The government of Shenzhen, China has launched a VC fund with an initial corpus of RMB500 million ($79 million) to invest in blockchain start-ups in the city.
Sequoia Capital China and Serica Partners have co-led an $11 million Series A round for US-based molecular diagnostics start-up NuProbe.
Shenzhen Capital has joined a $30 million Series C round for US-based 3D printing company Formlabs that will support an expansion effort in China and Asia.