ARA Asset Management, an Asia-based real asset manager that was privatized by a PE consortium in 2016, has agreed to be acquired by Hong Kong-listed warehousing platform ESR for $5.2 billion.
Warburg Pincus, China’s Avic Trust, The Straits Trading Company, Cheung Kong Property, and an entity owned by ARA co-founder John Lim took part in the 2016 deal, which saw the company delisted from the...
India’s Innoven Capital, a joint venture between UOB and Temasek Holdings-owned Seviora Holdings, has fractionalised a USD 50m venture debt fund using blockchain and smart contracts.
OneVentures and UniQuest have led a AUD 34m (USD 23m) funding round for Vaxxas, an Australia-based biotechnology company running clinical programmes that include a needle-free COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
Temasek Holdings, A91 Partners, and Kae Capital have invested USD 135m in Indian omnichannel wellness products retailer HealthKart.
Northleaf Capital Partners, a Canada-based asset manager that invests in private equity, private credit, and infrastructure, has opened a Tokyo office to spearhead fundraising activity in Asia and is considering the addition of a Korea presence.