Clearwater Capital Partners has so far raised $200 million for its fourth Asia ex-Japan fund, which will target special situations investments in public and private debt and equity. The company is aiming for a final close of around $900 million, a source familiar with the situation told AVCJ.
Clearwater Capital Partners III closed in July 2007, also at $900 million, $200 million over its initial fundraising target. Its investments include GSS America Infotech, an IT consulting and software...
Chinese gene therapy specialist Exegenesis Bio has received $20 million in Series B funding led by Legend Capital. It will be used to support clinical development of the company’s drug portfolio.
Alibaba Group has led a $300 million round for Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xpeng Motors. It comes barely two weeks after the company closed an extended Series C round of $500 million.
EDBI, the investment arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board, has invested in Vesta, a US-based fraud and payment technology start-up with ambitions to expand into Asia.
Hana Financial has invested KRW100 billion ($85 million) in a portfolio of Korean waste to energy (WTE) projects controlled by Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).