CITIC Securities’ direct investment arm, Goldstone Investment, has gained approval from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) to set up a private equity fund. It makes CITIC Securities the second brokerage to win approval to raise and manage third-party capital.
Institutional investors will be the targeted to participate as LPs in the fund, while Beijing Jinshi Shangde Equity Investment Management will act as general partner, the brokerage said in a statement...
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.