Singapore’s Genesis Alternative Ventures has closed its debut venture debt fund, which will target Southeast Asia, with $80 million in commitments.
The Sassoon family is the anchor investor, and about 75% of the total corpus has come from financial institutions, fund-of-funds, and family offices. Other LPs include Korea Development Bank, Aozora Bank,...
Culture Amp, an Australia-headquartered enterprise technology provider specializing in human resources (HR), has $100 million in Series F funding at a valuation of $1.5 billion.
SoftBank Ventures Asia has led a JPY6.2 billion ($56.4 million) Series C round for Japanese sneaker marketplace and e-commerce start-up Soda.
Suyi Kim, head of Asia Pacific at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), has been named senior managing director and global head of private equity.
India-based automobile marketplace Droom has raised $200 million in the first tranche of a pre-IPO funding round that values the company at $1.2 billion.