Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is one of few North American LPs to set up an office in Asia and Mark Machin, the group's head of international and Asia president, admits it is not for everyone
"It is not an easy thing to do, I wouldn't recommend it for most organizations," he says. "It's only once you have got to a certain number of people and scale and commitment to the region that it is worthwhile."...
India’s Innoven Capital, a joint venture between UOB and Temasek Holdings-owned Seviora Holdings, has fractionalised a USD 50m venture debt fund using blockchain and smart contracts.
OneVentures and UniQuest have led a AUD 34m (USD 23m) funding round for Vaxxas, an Australia-based biotechnology company running clinical programmes that include a needle-free COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
Temasek Holdings, A91 Partners, and Kae Capital have invested USD 135m in Indian omnichannel wellness products retailer HealthKart.
Northleaf Capital Partners, a Canada-based asset manager that invests in private equity, private credit, and infrastructure, has opened a Tokyo office to spearhead fundraising activity in Asia and is considering the addition of a Korea presence.