Australia’s high net worth individuals (HNWIs) are becoming a more important source of capital for mid-market private equity firms as superannuation funds face minimum cheque size constraints, but tapping this fundraising channel requires understanding and a degree of adaptation.
“We’ve seen GPs with fantastic offerings become very frustrated when we aren’t doing anything. That’s because the offering doesn’t make sense practically or it’s not delivered in the right...
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.