Viswanathan Shankar, Standard Chartered's group executive director and CEO for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Americas is leaving the firm to set up his own private equity fund.
Shankar is said to be looking to raise about $1 billion for his first fund, which will launched around September once his gardening leave ends. "I've been toying with the idea because I started the private-equity...
China-based medical technology start-up SiBionics has raised CNY 500m (USD 79m) in a third tranche of Series C funding co-led by CPE and China Life Investment.
Invesco has led a USD 700m round for India-based on-demand delivery platform Swiggy at a reported valuation of USD 10.5bn.
BGH Capital has set the hard cap for its second Australia and New Zealand-focused fund at AUD 3.5bn (USD 2.5bn), having reached a first close of approximately AUD 3bn.
GLP, a regional logistics platform that makes private equity investments in ancillary businesses and technologies, has launched its debut Vietnam fund with USD 1.1bn in commitments.