KKR has reached a final close on its first Asia Pacific-dedicated infrastructure fund at the hard cap of $3.9 billion. It is being called the largest pan-regional infrastructure fund ever raised.
The vehicle launched in mid-2019 with a target of $3 billion. LPs include Fubon Life Insurance and Employees Retirement System of Texas, the latter of which provided $100 million, according to AVCJ Research....
Most traditional large-cap buyout funds have become hybrids in Asia, taking minority stakes in businesses to generate deal flow in certain markets and to harness regional growth trends
Addor Capital – a Chinese VC firm backed by Jiangsu High-Tech Investment Group, also known as Govtor Capital – has raised RMB1.56 billion ($241 million) for its second renminbi-denominated healthcare fund.
India’s Trifecta Capital has closed its second venture debt fund with $140 million in commitments. The firm raised about $68.4 million for its debut vehicle in 2017.
Gitai, a Japanese start-up developing a humanoid general-purpose work robot for use in space, has secured a JPY1.8 billion ($17 million) Series B round from local VCs.