India Equity Partners, a New York-based private equity fund, has purchased a majority stake in specialty restaurant chain Sagar Ratna Hotels for INR1.8 billion ($40.2 million). The capital will be used to refurbish its existing branches and aggressively expand its restaurant network.
According to The Economic Times, Sagar Ratna specifically wants to revamp its 70 restaurants, mainly in Northern India, as well as open 200 more branches within four years. Sagar Ratna specializes in South...
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.