Eight Roads, an independent investment firm backed by Fidelity International, has appointed pharmaceutical industry veteran Shirish Belapure as a venture partner in its India office.
The firm has been active in the country since 2007 and currently has 22 investment professionals on its team. Belapure (pictured, third from left) will support the healthcare investment vertical and existing...
KKR has offered to acquire up to 9% of First Gen Corporation, a power plant operator in the Philippines, for PHP7.29 billion ($144 million).
Japan’s Beyond Next Ventures has led a JPY800 billion ($7.4 million) Series A round for local cell-based agricultural technology specialist IntegriCulture.
Chinese drug developer Jiangsu Atom Bioscience & Pharmaceutical has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Sequoia Capital China and Hong Kong-listed Livzon Pharmaceutical Group.
Hillhouse Capital has led an extended Series A round of funding worth $50 million for Deepexi, a Chinese start-up that provides a suite of smart data services to enterprise customers.