Private equity investors at the Mergermarket M&A Forum Southeast Asia sensed that something has to give in a deadlocked regional exit market, where the bid-ask divide could break in either direction.
Avnish Mehra, co-head of private equity at Everstone Group, described the environment in terms of fizzled sales processes, where aggressive individual deal-makers were being reined in by their more cautious...
Novo Tellus Capital Partners, an investor in industrial technology assets across the Indo-Pacific region, has reached a first close of approximately USD 375m on its third fund – matching the overall target for the vehicle.
Matrix Partners China and HongShan (formerly Sequioa Capital China) have joined a USD 16m pre-Series B round for Qihan Biotech, a genome editing player active in human and agricultural therapies.
Trifecta Capital has closed its third India venture debt fund with about INR 17.8bn (USD 214) in commitments. The initial target was INR 10bn with a greenshoe option of INR 5bn.
Asia-focused industrial technology investor ShawKwei & Partners has announced its third investment in a US-based company in three weeks, with a USD 34.3m commitment to battery manufacturer Group14 Technologies.