India venture debt provider Stride Ventures has launched its second fund with a target of INR10 billion ($137.5 million), with a greenshoe option that could see the corpus rise to INR18.7 billion.
The firm, which was established in 2019 by Ishpreet Gandhi, who previously spent a decade in corporate banking in India, closed its debut vehicle earlier this year at INR3.5 billion. Fund II has a four-year...
China has imposed severe restrictions on private tutoring that appear to undermine the commercial viability of companies in the space, potentially making private equity investment unviable.
Best & Less Group (BLG), an Australian baby, kids and womenswear retailer, has raised A$60 million ($44 million) through a domestic IPO, facilitating a partial exit for majority owner Allegro Funds Group.
TransThera, a China-based drug developer, has raised $100 million in Series D funding led by CPE and China Structural Reform Fund.
B Capital Group has hired Sheila Patel, formerly the Singapore-based chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, as a vice president amid a concerted Asian expansion drive.