Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) has invested INR1.9 billion ($26.6 million) in Centrum Housing Finance (CHF), an Indian non-banking financial company (NBFC) that offers loans for affordable housing projects.
Established in 2017, CHF is a unit of the Centrum Group, a diversified financial services conglomerate that earlier focused on merchant banking, foreign exchange, and wealth management services. In recent...
Increased climate change awareness on a corporate level is leading to more investment – either direct or through funds – in start-ups that offer mitigation solutions. Asia is a key geography
Healthcare-focused Panacea Venture has led a $40 million Series C round for China’s XWPharma, a neurobiology-focused biotech developer previously known as XW Laboratories.
Kyee Technology, a Chinese digital medical platform has raised RMB430 million ($64 million) in a Series D round led by Tencent Holdings. Other investors include Longmen Capital, Dyee Capital and Royal Sea Capital.
Biocytogen, a Chinese contract research organization (CRO) that provides genetically-modified mice for drug testing, has raised RMB970 million ($143 million) in an extended tranche of Series D funding.