Laos’ position as an investment destination has been improved this week as state-backed Electricite du Laos Generation (EdL Gen) received its second private equity investment in so many weeks, with Dragon Capital purchasing $3.36 million worth of shares in the newly listed company on the newly launched bourse.
Dragon Capital's investment, its first from its Mekong Brahmaputra Clean Development Fund, follows an investment into the company by Leopard Capital, which came just ahead of EdL Gen's debut on the Laos...
Chinese commercial space launch start-up LandSpace has secured RMB300 million ($43 million) in an extended Series B round led by China Growth Capital.
In its debut Japan investment, L Catterton plans to help eyewear maker Owndays expand its customer-friendly business model outside its home market
Swedish pension fund AP2 could be about to see a significant jump in its private equity allocation. Head of alternatives Anders Strömblad outlines what the organization looks for in prospective portfolio GPs
Agora.io, a real-time voice and video communication platform established by Tony Zhao, formerly CTO of Chinese social networking player YY.com, has received $70 million in Series C funding led by Coatue Management.