Lexington Partners is leading the $1.2 billion secondary deal that will see Warburg Pincus sell a portion of every Asian investment in its 11th global fund in order to return capital to LPs. Goldman Sachs’ asset management arm is also participating as co-lead investor.
Capital has also been allocated for follow-on funding for certain companies. The deal – first reported by The Wall Street Journal and subsequently confirmed to AVCJ by sources familiar with the situation...
Australian graphic design start-up Canva has raised $70 million from investors including US-based General Catalyst and Bond Capital, the new vehicle of Silicon Valley veteran Mary Meeker. It values Canva at $2.5 billion.
India’s Everstone Group has hired Suresh Vaswani (pictured), a former executive at Wipro, Dell, and IBM, as a senior director focused on investments in information technology (IT).
Sanjieke, a China-based vocational training services provider, has raised an RMB130 million ($19 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Wu Capital.
ADV Partners has agreed to acquire heavy vehicles producer Dutch Lanka Trailer Manufacturers (DLT), a Sri Lanka-based subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Tata Group, for INR3.05 billion ($43.7 million).