Finstar Financial Group, a Russia-based private equity firm focused on financial technology, will invest $50 million in an existing portfolio company as part of a Southeast Asian mobile consumer lending agenda.
The capital will support operations by Digital Finance International (DFI), which provides unsecured financing to customers in emerging markets. It represents the first commitment in a five-year $150 million...
Private equity compensation rose across the board in Asia Pacific last year – a trend that is seen to reflect rising competition for talent as the number of firms and volume of capital in the region continues to grow.
Indian restaurant discovery and food delivery platform Zomato has raised $210 million from existing investor Ant Financial, the financial services affiliate of China’s Alibaba Group.
The Carlyle Group and Chinese healthcare services provider Meinian Onehealth have together invested in Adicon Holding, a local independent clinical laboratory (ICL) provider. Carlyle is now the company's single largest shareholder.
IDG Ventures India has changed its name to Chiratae Ventures to emphasize the firm’s identity as a backer of high-growth Indian start-ups with potential for global expansion.