China Investment Corporation (CIC) posted a record-high return of 17.59% on its international portfolio in 2017 – compared to 6.22% the previous year – as the sovereign wealth fund’s total assets reached $941.4 billion.
CIC increased its alternatives allocation, which includes hedge funds as well as private equity, real estate, infrastructure and resources, from 37.2% to 39.3% over the course of the year. Public equities...
Cathay Capital Private Equity has reached a first close of EUR600 million ($702 million) for its latest middle-market Sino-European fund. The target is EUR1.2 billion.
Opera Software, a Norwegian web browser developer acquired by a PE-backed Chinese consortium in 2016, is looking to raise up to $115.2 million in a US IPO.
51 Credit Card, a Chinese online credit card management platform backed by the likes of Tiantu Capital, GGV Capital, and Shunwei Capital, raised HK$1 billion ($128.5 million) in its Hong Kong IPO.
Singapore’s Golden Equator Capital and Korea Investment Partners (KIP) have jointly launched a S$120 million ($88 million) Southeast Asia technology fund focused on start-ups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SME).