An increase in GP-led transactions propelled Asia secondary market volume to $7.8 billion last year, and more of the same is expected in 2019 – once managers have adjusted their mark-to-market valuations following fourth-quarter volatility in the public equities space.
A $1 billion stapled secondary involving two existing Asia funds managed by TPG Capital was the stand-out investment as GP-led deals worth a combined $4.8 billion were completed. This compares to $2.7...
Generation Asia Acquisition, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Roy Kuan, formerly Asia managing partner at CVC Capital Partners, has raised USD 200m through a US offering.
India’s M2P Fintech, a software provider that connects banking infrastructure to consumer-facing technology platforms, has raised USD 56m in Series C funding led by Insight Partners.
BRV Capital Management has led a KRW 170bn (USD 140m) Series C round for Green Labs, a Korea-based agricultural technology start-up seeking to digitalise the food production value chain.
Shoplazza, a China-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider specialising in cross-border e-commerce, has raised USD 150m in the first tranche of Series C led by SoftBank Vision Fund II.