Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) continues to ramp up its exposure to Asian private equity, with called and uncalled commitments rising 27% to C$17.1 billion ($13.3 billion) for the 12 months ended March 2018.
The pension plan closed six direct investments for C$1.6 billion, made C$1.7 billion in commitments to eight funds, and closed three secondary transactions for C$400 million. Distributions came to C$800...
Singapore-based start-up incubator Antler will launch operations in India later in the year and plans to raise upto $50 million to invest in start-ups in the country.
Genor Biopharma, a Shanghai-based innovative drug developer, has raised $160 million in Series B funding led by Hillhouse Capital.
Fullerton India Credit (FICC), an Indian non-banking financial company (NBFC) owned by Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has raised INR7.5 billion ($100 million) in funding from its parent.
Beam, a Singapore-headquartered ride-sharing platform for e-scooters, has raised $26 million in a Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and Hana Ventures.