Quadrant Private Equity has sold Australian IT enterprise services business Arq Group to NCS Group, a SingTel Group-owned IT and communications engineering player, for AUD 290m (USD 217m).
The private equity firm carved out Arq from a parent company of the same name in February 2020. Based on an entry valuation of AUD 35m, it has generated a return of more than 8x. It represents a second...
Bertelsmann India Investments has earmarked USD 500m, provided by its eponymous German parent, for investment in local start-ups. The VC unit’s total deployment since its launch in 2013 is USD 285m.
UK-headquartered incubator Entrepreneur First (EF) has raised USD 158m, targeted in part at investment in Southeast Asian start-ups and expanding its reach in the region.
CDH Investments has agreed to sell New Zealand-based supplements manufacturer The Better Health Company (TBHC) to Nestlé Health Science for an undisclosed sum.
India and Southeast Asia-focused Panthera Growth Partners has reached a first close on its second fund with commitments amounting to more than half the overall target of USD 250m.