Indonesian venture capital firm Kejora Ventures is seeking $100 million for a growth fund that will participate in Series B and C rounds for local start-ups. Initial commitments have come from several Korean investors, reflecting the country’s strong strategic interest in Southeast Asia.
Kejora closed its second early-stage vehicle on $80 million a couple of months ago. The firm opted to raise a growth fund next to address the funding gap that sees start-ups secure seed and Series A funding...
An investment firm with ties to renowned Japanese activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami is challenging The Carlyle Group’s JPY37 ($355 million) bid for Japan Asia Group by launching a tender offer of its own.
The proposal to place a 0% tax on carried interest has been welcomed in Hong Kong, but PE industry participants are quietly looking to Hong Kong Monetary Authority to ensure balanced execution of the policy
Technology and healthcare-focused Oceanpine Capital sees the large GP commitment to its fund and the network of its founder as key differentiators in a competitive Chinese market
Chinese industrial robot manufacturer Jaka Robotics has raised RMB300m ($46m) in Series C funding led by CPE and State Development and Investment Corporation (SDIC).