Genesis Capital, a Chinese GP established by Richard Peng, who previously led investments for Tencent Holdings, has closed its second US dollar-denominated fund at the hard cap of $850 million.
Peng founded the business in 2015 with Kurt Xu, who held senior positions at Tencent across operations, strategy, and investment. The GP raised approximately $450 million for its debut vehicle in 2016...
The Carlyle Group achieved an 8x return through a partial exit via SBI Cards’ IPO. The private equity firm still holds a 16% stake and is a resolute believer in the growth potential of India’s credit card market
India's private debt markets lack coordination and standardization. Vivriti Capital hopes to fix this by bringing issuance online. LGT Lightstone Aspada has provided $50 million in support of this effort
MiningLamp Technology, a Chinese big data company, has raised $300 million Series E led by Temasek Holdings and Tencent Holdings. Kuaishou, a local short-video sharing platform backed by Tencent, also took part in the round.
AISing, a Japan-based developer of edge artificial intelligence (AI) technology used in industrial robots and self-driving cars, has raised JPY700 million ($6.5 million) in Series B funding.