Two in five LPs regard crypto-enabling businesses as a legitimate investment target, according to Coller Capital’s latest private equity barometer survey, underlining the sector’s emergence as a mainstream target for PE and VC.
The survey found that 30% of respondents already have exposure to funds active in the space and a further 13% expect to make relevant commitments in the next few years. Within Asia, the likes of Openspace...
A Chinese investor group featuring several private equity firms has sold the non-China assets of LifeStyles Healthcare, a global sexual health and wellness platform best known for the Lifestyles condom brand, to US-based Linden Capital Partners.
The Carlyle Group has applied for regulatory approval to acquire a 26% stake in Taiwan-based sushi chain Zhengxian, also known as Sushi Express.
Hong Kong-based insurer FWD Group and Malaysia’s Artem Ventures have set up a MYR 45m (USD 10.2m) VC fund focused on insurance technology and Islamic financial technology in Malaysia.
DeHaat, which claims to be India’s largest full-stack agricultural technology platform, has closed its Series E round on USD 60m. Sofina and Temasek Holdings were the lead investors.