Samena Capital has launched its second special situations fund with a target of $700 million. The company – whose name derives from the regions in which it invests: subcontinent, Asia, Middle East and North Africa – has already received commitments in excess of $350 million from anchor investors.
Samena Special Situations Fund II will follow the strategy employed by the first fund and build significant minority stakes in listed companies. Investments will be made through strategic block purchases,...
Private equity compensation rose across the board in Asia Pacific last year – a trend that is seen to reflect rising competition for talent as the number of firms and volume of capital in the region continues to grow.
Indian restaurant discovery and food delivery platform Zomato has raised $210 million from existing investor Ant Financial, the financial services affiliate of China’s Alibaba Group.
The Carlyle Group and Chinese healthcare services provider Meinian Onehealth have together invested in Adicon Holding, a local independent clinical laboratory (ICL) provider. Carlyle is now the company's single largest shareholder.
IDG Ventures India has changed its name to Chiratae Ventures to emphasize the firm’s identity as a backer of high-growth Indian start-ups with potential for global expansion.