Sydney-based private equity firm Wattle Hill RHC Funds has achieved a first close on its debut Sino-Australia cross-border fund with $200 million in commitments. The overall target is $300 million.
A final close is expected in 2017. Investors in the fund include a European insurance company, a leading Chinese privately-owned insurer, and a family office representing the founder of China's largest...
Black Sesame Technologies, a China-based chipmaker specializing in autonomous driving applications, has closed a Series C extension led by SummitView Capital. This brings the size of the overall round to USD 500m.
Japanese lower middle-market private equity firm J-Star has made an investment of undisclosed size in air cargo transportation and courier services provider Score Japan Holdings.
Gaorong Capital and Tsing Song Capital have led a CNY 500m (USD 74m) Series C for IntellectiveBio, a China-based contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO).
Morningside Venture Capital has teamed up with Kingray Capital, Trinity Innovation Fund, TigerYeah Capital, and FountainBridge Capital to provide USD 20m in angel and pre-Series A funding for Epigenic Therapeutics, a China-based gene editing specialist.