Chinese insurance companies will be allowed to increase their equities exposure to up to 45% of total assets - a move that is expected to benefit private equity.
At the end of the first quarter, insurers had RMB4.38 trillion ($628 billion) deployed in equities, according to the China Banking & Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC), which announced the rule change. This equates...
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.