Primavera Capital Group has closed its third China fund at $3.4 billion, having extended the fundraising period by six months.
Singapore private equity firm Tembusu Partners has received a strategic commitment of up to RMB670 million ($96 million) for a RMB2 billion fund targeting the liquor industry in China’s Guizhou province.
China International Capital Corporation (CICC) and global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca are looking to raise $1 billion for a fund that will back Chinese healthcare companies as well as international players looking to enter the country.
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son admitted to a lapse in judgment on WeWork while disclosing that SoftBank Vision Fund and SoftBank Group have written down their positions in the beleaguered co-working space provider by a combined $7.7 billion.
Investcorp has teamed up with China Resources and Fung Investments, the private investment arm of the founding family of Hong Kong consumer goods and supply chain conglomerate Fung Group, to raise a $500 million Asia food fund.
China Everbright and Investcorp have agreed to combine their respective China technology-focused investment teams and co-manage a recently launched fund targeting the sector.
KKR plans to raise a growth-stage technology fund focused on Asia, expanding a strategy that is already operational in North America, Europe, and Israel.
Taimei Technology, a Chinese cloud-based software provider that serves pharmaceutical companies and clinical research organizations (CROs) has raised RMB1.5 billion ($212 million) through an extended Series E round of funding.
Mekong Capital has launched its fifth private equity fund focused on the Vietnam middle market. A hard cap has been set at $250 million.
Vertex Venture Holdings, the VC arm of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has reached a final close on its first growth-stage fund with $290 million in commitments. The initial target was $250 million.
China-Europe cross-border private equity firm Mandarin Capital Partners has reached a first close of EUR148 million ($163 million) on its third fund. The overall target is EUR250 million.
China-based food and agriculture specialist Hosen Capital is looking to raise $750 million for its fourth fund.
Ou Wang, the former head of private equity for China Investment Corporation (CIC), has joined China Renaissance Holdings as a strategy consultant. He has also joined the board of Huajing Securities, the firm’s mainland China-focused investment banking...
Ascendent Capital Partners has reached a first close of approximately $700 million on its third China fund, which will follow the existing strategy of building a relatively concentrated portfolio of minority and control investments.
China Renaissance has closed the third renminbi-denominated fund raised under its flagship Huaxing Growth Capital arm with more than RMB6.5 billion ($943 million) in commitments.
SAIC Capital, an investment manager controlled by Chinese automaker SAIC Motor, has raised a RMB1 billion ($145 million) fund that will target deals throughout the automotive industry supply chain.
SoftBank Group is set to establish its second Vision Fund focused on artificial intelligence (AI) with about $108 billion in initial commitments.
Korea’s IMM Private Equity has hit the $1.3 billion mark with a first close on its fourth fund, with contributions from international LPs added to the core domestic support. The manager has already put $450 million to work across two deals.
Investcorp has reached a final close of INR10 billion ($145 million) on the second private equity fund of IDFC Alternatives. The Bahrain-listed asset management firm acquired IDFC's PE and real estate businesses last year.
The private equity and corporate investment units of Japan’s Daiwa Securities Group have established a $30 million fund that will target growth deals in Myanmar.
With $850 million in dry powder to deploy from its second US dollar-denominated fund, China’s Genesis Capital is targeting Series C and D rounds for start-ups on the cusp of greatness
Provident Capital, a Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm that is primarily active in Indonesia, is looking to raise $250 million for its second fund.
TVS Capital Funds, a PE firm sponsored by the TVS Group and Shriram Group, has reached a second close of INR11 billion ($160 million) on its third India growth vehicle.
LionRock Capital, an Asian PE firm that counts Italian football club Inter Milan among its previous investments, has launched a sports-focused fund with retailer Li Ning participating as an anchor LP.