Ryan Collins, a managing director with MassMutual Ventures, discusses being a financial rather than a strategic investor, the rise of VC in Southeast Asia, and giving entrepreneurs straight answers
Q: How did MassMutual get started in venture capital? A: We were established in 2014 in Boston as the corporate venture fund of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance with a $100 million fund. Another $100...
Sequoia Capital closed its latest set of funds for deployment in India and Southeast Asia with $1.35 billion in commitments.
Ucommune, a Chinese co-working space operator that failed to get traction with an attempted New York IPO last year, has been acquired by a US-listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) at a valuation of $764.9 million.
Indies Capital, a Singapore-based GP focused on Indonesia, has reached a first close of $100 million for its third flagship private equity and credit fund.
EQT has submitted a revised offer to acquire New Zealand retirement village player Metlifecare at a lower valuation after facing a legal challenge over its attempt to terminate a previously agreed deal.