The coronavirus outbreak appears to be fast-tracking a long-expected economic downturn. The situation is very different from the aftermath of the global financial crisis, but PE investors may still draw instruction from the events of 2008-2009
Even before the outbreak of coronavirus disease, Asia was seen as heading for a downturn. Bain & Company’s latest regional PE report, the bulk of which was compiled several months ago, warned of global...
The Carlyle Group achieved an 8x return through a partial exit via SBI Cards’ IPO. The private equity firm still holds a 16% stake and is a resolute believer in the growth potential of India’s credit card market
India's private debt markets lack coordination and standardization. Vivriti Capital hopes to fix this by bringing issuance online. LGT Lightstone Aspada has provided $50 million in support of this effort
MiningLamp Technology, a Chinese big data company, has raised $300 million Series E led by Temasek Holdings and Tencent Holdings. Kuaishou, a local short-video sharing platform backed by Tencent, also took part in the round.
AISing, a Japan-based developer of edge artificial intelligence (AI) technology used in industrial robots and self-driving cars, has raised JPY700 million ($6.5 million) in Series B funding.