Asia Partners, a Singapore-based VC firm co-founded by Nick Nash, the former group president of mobile internet and gaming platform Sea, has raised more than $70 million for its debut fund, which will invest in Southeast Asian technology companies at the Series B and C stage. The fundraising process is ongoing.
The target for Asia Partners I, which launched in February, has not been disclosed, though AVCJ understands the vehicle has reached a first close. The firm will make two to three investments per year,...
Technology disruption and short-term policy changes are the two key challenges facing investors in the energy sector, industry participants told the AVCJ Forum.
Singapore-based Keppel Corporation has agreed to buy a 50% interest in Pierfront Capital, an alternative credit investment fund manager controlled by Temasek Holdings.
Pavilion Capital and Gobi Partners had co-led an $18 million Series B round for Indonesia’s Travelio, an Airbnb-style home rentals start-up.
OneConnect Financial Technology, an affiliate of China’s Ping An Insurance backed by the likes of IDG Capital, SBI Group, and SoftBank Vision Fund, has filed to list in the US.