The carlyle Group's purchase of a 55% stake in Emerging Sovereign Group (ESG) is its second acquisition in the asset management space within seven months and a clear indication of how the private equity wants to develop its business.
ESG has assets under management of $1.6 billion and focuses on emerging markets. It joins Claren Road Asset Management, a $4.5 billion credit hedge fund, and AlpInvest Partners, one of Europe’s largest...
The government of Shenzhen, China has launched a VC fund with an initial corpus of RMB500 million ($79 million) to invest in blockchain start-ups in the city.
Sequoia Capital China and Serica Partners have co-led an $11 million Series A round for US-based molecular diagnostics start-up NuProbe.
Shenzhen Capital has joined a $30 million Series C round for US-based 3D printing company Formlabs that will support an expansion effort in China and Asia.