California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has appointed Yu Ben Meng, who has spent the last three years as deputy CIO of China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) as its new CIO.
Meng had a seven-year stint with CalPERS, latterly serving as an investment director for asset allocation, prior to joining SAFE. The nature of his duties at the Chinese government agency, which is responsible...
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Creador has raised $50 million for its fourth Southeast Asia and India-focused private equity fund from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Everstone Group has established a partnership with Singapore-based warehouse operator GLP to invest $500 million in India’s logistics ecosystem.
Accel Partners and Qualcomm Ventures have joined an INR2.5 billion ($35 million) funding round for Indian agriculture industry platform operator Ninjacart.