Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has invested $100 million in Azure Power, an Indian solar panel company listed in the US.
The investment will see CDPQ raise its stake in Azure to 40%, according to a release. It is part of a larger offering that will also see the International Finance Corporation (IFC) purchase up to $50 million...
Rob Kaplan is CEO of Singapore’s Circulate Capital, which is dedicated to reducing oceanic plastic pollution. Its $150 million debut fund is backed by the likes of Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Unilever
Australia’s Blackbird Ventures has raised A$500 million ($357 million) for its fourth fund and named Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes as chairman.
Yaoyanshe, a Chinese contract research organization (CRO) for novel drugs, has raised RMB600 million ($86 million) across two rounds in the past eight months.
MyGlamm, an online Indian cosmetics brand, has agreed to acquire POPxo, a women-focused content platform, for an undisclosed sum. Both companies have several VC backers.