Distributions from private equity funds in Asia, which have in the past been lackluster compared to those in certain developed markets, are expected to rise as the industry matures and GPs develop their skill sets.
"Distributions have exceeded capital calls for two years, but over the past vintages DPIs [distributed to paid in] have not been very high," Yong-Hak Huh, founder and CEO of First Bridge Strategy told...
The government of Shenzhen, China has launched a VC fund with an initial corpus of RMB500 million ($79 million) to invest in blockchain start-ups in the city.
Sequoia Capital China and Serica Partners have co-led an $11 million Series A round for US-based molecular diagnostics start-up NuProbe.
Shenzhen Capital has joined a $30 million Series C round for US-based 3D printing company Formlabs that will support an expansion effort in China and Asia.