Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has reached a first close of just over A$2 billion ($1.4 billion) on its sixth Australia and New Zealand-focused buyout fund, with the hard cap set at A$2.5 billion.
The first close came at the end of May, according to sources familiar with the situation. The firm is said to have outlined fundraising plans to LPs at its annual general meeting towards the end of last...
Indonesia’s Kejora Ventures and Korea’s InterVest have jointly led a $30 million Series B investment in Malaysian drone technology supplier Aerodyne.
Tencent Holdings, JS Capital, Tiger Global Management, and Prime Venture Partners have provided a $56 million Series B round to India’s MyGate, a security app for gated communities.
Ansun BioPharma, a US-based drug developer led by a former executive at healthcare-focused VC firms Caduceus Asia Partners and OrbiMed, has raised $80 million in Series B funding from a predominantly Chinese investor base.
US-based mid-market buyout firm Cornell Capital has made its first investment in Asia with a commitment to Taiwan-headquartered cable manufacturer Lorom Holding.