Baring Private Equity Asia is no newcomer to the education sector. The private equity firm’s portfolio currently includes four assets in the private tutoring space and it added a fifth last week following the purchase of a stake in Ambow Education Holding in conjunction with the company’s management.
Between November 9, 2011 and January 6, 2012, Campus Holdings, an acquisition vehicle set up by Baring and Ambow CEO and Chairwoman Jin Huang, acquired 11.4 million shares in Ambow for approximately $48.17...
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.