Australia’s Quadrant Private Equity has made the first investment from its new growth fund, with an agreement to acquire domestic auction sites Graysonline and AreYouSelling for A$60 million ($42 million).
Quadrant launched the fund in February with a target size of A$300 million and a brief to target small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that have slipped from the firm’s coverage as its flagship vehicles...
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a development finance arm of the US government, will invest $185 million in India’s small to medium-sized enterprise sector.
500 Startups has teamed up with a unit of the United Nations to launch an impact-focused start-up accelerator in Indonesia.
Qiming Venture Partners has led a $37 million Series B round for Insilico Medicine, a Hong Kong-based drug development company that uses artificial intelligence (AI).
Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS) has committed up to $100 million to Baring Private Equity Asia’s seventh pan-regional fund.