Cool Japan has taken a new angle on its cultural investment thesis with Spiber, a biotechnology developer bringing next-generation materials to the apparel industry
Pollution is out of style. A quick glance at the latest headlines in the fashion industry reveals deep anxieties that were absent only a few years ago about the role of haute couture in environmental degradation....
Ascendent Capital Partners has joined Xuan Ruiguo, the chairman and founder of Hong Kong-listed industrial control systems maker China Automation Group, in a take-private offer that values the company at HK$1.5 billion ($197 million).
Australian investment firm Leap Capital has raised A$50 million ($34 million) for a venture debt fund that will target established, revenue-generating companies locally.
Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group, a Chinese drug developer that counts Hillhouse Capital and Boyu Capital among its investors, has raised HK$7.86 billion ($1 billion) through a Hong Kong IPO.
Fidelity International has announced plans to spin-out its proprietary investment arm Eight Roads within the year pending regulatory and shareholder approvals.