The Carlyle Group has sold approximately one-quarter of its remaining 15.8% stake in SBI Cards & Payment Services – a year after the Indian company’s IPO – for INR39.4 billion ($543 million).
The private equity firm offloaded 40 million shares for INR985.98 apiece, according to bulk trading data. It retains an 11.6% interest in SBI Card worth around INR109 billion. The stock closed down 4.93%...
StoneWise, a Chinese biotech start-up that uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology to develop new drugs, has raised $100 million in Series B funding across two tranches.
The imminent US listing of a Middle East and North Africa (MENA) media app via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is helping legitimize the region for Asian private equity.
Justin Ryan, a managing partner at Quadrant Private Equity and latterly head of the Australian firm’s growth strategy, is stepping back from day-to-day investment activity.
KKR has contributed JPY4 billion ($37 million) to a JPY6.6 billion funding round for Netstars, a Japanese QR code payment gateway operator. SIG and Lun Partners, a Hong Kong-based global financial technology investor, also took part.