New Horizon Investment Advisors, the Beijing-headquartered growth capital GP set up in 2005 as a JV between Temasek Holdings and SBI Holdings, has closed its New Horizon Capital III fund at $750 million, Jianming Zou, a director at New Horizon, confirmed to AVCJ.
Chinese media reports cited commitments from some 30 or more global investors. According to some reports, the final close of $750 million was the fund's hard cap, though New Horizon declined to confirm...
Australian graphic design start-up Canva has raised $70 million from investors including US-based General Catalyst and Bond Capital, the new vehicle of Silicon Valley veteran Mary Meeker. It values Canva at $2.5 billion.
India’s Everstone Group has hired Suresh Vaswani (pictured), a former executive at Wipro, Dell, and IBM, as a senior director focused on investments in information technology (IT).
Sanjieke, a China-based vocational training services provider, has raised an RMB130 million ($19 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Wu Capital.
ADV Partners has agreed to acquire heavy vehicles producer Dutch Lanka Trailer Manufacturers (DLT), a Sri Lanka-based subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Tata Group, for INR3.05 billion ($43.7 million).