Indian asset management and equity research firm Quantum Advisors has launched a $1 billion investment fund that will take a PE-style approach to driving environmental, social, and governance (ESG) improvements in listed companies.
The fund will be chaired by Mukund Rajan, former chief ethics officer of the Tata Group and managing director of the Tata Opportunities Fund. Govind Sankaranarayanan, founding CEO and CFO of Tata Capital...
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CleanMax Solar, an Indian solar power developer with several PE backers, has raised INR2.75 billion ($39 million) from UK Climate Investments (UKCI), a renewable energy investment platform managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets.
RWDC Industries, a Singapore-based materials developer focused on biodegradable plastics, has raised $22 million from a group of investors including Vickers Venture Partners.
Tencent Holdings has led a Series C round for China-based Tangdou, a social media platform targeting senior citizens. Other participants include GGV Capital, Shunwei Capital and IDG Capital.