Dan Carroll of Brooklands Capital Strategies, David Rubenstein of The Carlyle Group, Joseph Bae of KKR, and Jonathan Lavine of Bain Capital on the rise of global buyout firms in Asia
Part five in a series of interviews to mark the 30th anniversary of Asian Venture Capital Journal. To watch the series in its entirety, please click here.
Cathay Capital Private Equity has reached a first close of EUR600 million ($702 million) for its latest middle-market Sino-European fund. The target is EUR1.2 billion.
Opera Software, a Norwegian web browser developer acquired by a PE-backed Chinese consortium in 2016, is looking to raise up to $115.2 million in a US IPO.
51 Credit Card, a Chinese online credit card management platform backed by the likes of Tiantu Capital, GGV Capital, and Shunwei Capital, raised HK$1 billion ($128.5 million) in its Hong Kong IPO.
Singapore’s Golden Equator Capital and Korea Investment Partners (KIP) have jointly launched a S$120 million ($88 million) Southeast Asia technology fund focused on start-ups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SME).