Pitching a niche VC capital secondaries strategy with a meaningful focus on Asia isn’t easy, but Ion Pacific raised nearly 4x more than last time with large family offices well-represented in the LP base
Four in every five investments made by Ion Pacific under its VC secondaries strategy are structured transactions. Preferred equity is a popular option, where economic interests in funds and companies are...
Japanese healthcare technology start-up Ubie has closed its Series C round on JPY6.3bn (USD 43.2m) with the latest tranche featuring PE-owned pharmacy chain operator Sogo Medical.
Specialist food and agriculture investor Proterra Investment Partners has agreed to invest in Aperion Bioenergy, a Singapore-based bioenergy producer that sources used cooking oil for feedstocks.
Dymon Asia Private Equity (DAPE) has closed its third Southeast Asia middle market private equity fund at a hard cap of USD 650m, beating a target of USD 550m.
Gamurs, a Sydney-headquartered media company specialising in gaming, e-sports, and entertainment, has secured USD 12m in Series A funding.