Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) is poised to complete two carve-outs in the copper tube manufacturing space, having agreed to acquire a majority stake in a Kobe Steel-Mitsubishi Material joint venture and buy a division from Furukawa Electric.
The private equity firm will pay approximately JPY9 billion ($83.6 million) for 90% of Kobelco & Materials Copper Tube, which is jointly owned by Kobe Steel and Mitsubishi Material. Kobe Steel will retain...
Prosus Ventures, formerly a VC arm of South African media conglomerate Naspers, has led a $30 million Series C round for Indian agricultural technology provider DeHaat.
Having scaled up in fund size to $75 million for its second vintage, Endiya Partners is looking for opportunities in an increasingly attractive yet competitive Indian start-up ecosystem
Placement agent Monument Group has appointed Hiroshi Nishimuro, formerly of Morgan Stanley, as its Japan representative to lead fundraising efforts and manage GP relationships in the country.
Simon Lau, who has led the Asian operations at fund-of-funds Pathway Capital Management since 2012, has been promoted to managing director.