Australia’s Future Fund is responding to disruption by investing in venture capital, factoring technology risk into investment decision making, and upgrading internal systems. CIO Raphael Arndt explains the rationale behind this approach
Q: Future Fund places a lot of emphasis on technology exposure and capabilities. When did it become a priority? A: The importance of disruption as a trend across the whole economy, has increased over...
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to invest $25 million in Exacta Asia Investment II (Exacta II), a Southeast Asia-focused vehicle launched last year by Japan’s Mizuho Bank.
Bcause, a US-based cryptocurrency services company backed by SBI Holdings has received a commitment of undisclosed size from China Health Checkmate (CHC) to support an Asian expansion.
Wukongbao, a Beijing-based online insurance broker, has raised millions of US dollars in a Series B round led by Chinese classifieds platform 58.com, with participation from Guohua Life Insurance.
China Everbright has completed the first close of RMB800 million ($115.4 million) on its third healthcare fund. The overall target for the vehicle is around RMB1.5 billion.