CDC Group, the UK development finance institution, is changing its strategy in India to focus on direct investments, co-investments and debt, as well as making commitments to private equity fund managers. It will also make investments in early-stage funds.
The move is in line with CDC's announcement earlier this year that it would stop operating solely as a fund-of-funds and resume direct investments. The group said that direct investments and debt will...
US-based Liberty City Ventures has led a USD 359m round for Hong Kong blockchain media company Animoca Brands at a pre-money valuation of USD 5bn, more than double its valuation in October.
Harmay, a China-based omnichannel beauty products retailer, has raised USD 200m across Series C and D rounds.
Novotech, an Asia-based clinical trials specialist controlled by TPG Capital, has secured USD 760m in new equity and debt financing at a post-deal valuation of approximately USD 3bn.
Quadrant Private Equity has sold Journey Beyond, an Australia-based experiential tourism business, to US-based Hornblower Group, which is best known for offering cruise and sightseeing packages.