As a supply chain specialist, Eastern Bell Capital claims to have a differentiated take on China industrial digitalisation. It has USD 800m in dry powder to prove this thesis
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Eastern Bell Capital has closed its second US dollar-denominated fund and its sixth renminbi-denominated fund with aggregate commitments of more than CNY 13bn (USD 2bn).
Northstar Group has closed its fifth Southeast Asia-focused fund with $590 million in commitments. The target was $800 million.
Having increased its Fund II hard cap to $550 million in response to investor demand, the Indian manager is ready to address an Indian market that is increasingly digital, VC-exposed, and expensive
Five V Capital, a growth-oriented investor in Australia and New Zealand, has achieved a first and final close on its fourth fund with more than A$550 million ($398 million) in commitments.
Glow Capital Partners, an Australian private equity firm established by Justin Ryan, formerly of Quadrant Private Equity, and Kate Morris, founder of beauty e-commerce platform Adore Beauty, is targeting A$300 million ($222 million) for its debut fund.
Having raised $142 million for its debut fund, Genesis Capital joins a select group of Australian mid-market GPs with blind pools. The firm believes a singular focus on healthcare was a key selling point
Affirma Capital has closed its fifth Korea-focused fund with KRW543 billion ($473 million) in commitments, marking its first successful fundraise since spinning out from Standard Chartered.
Hillhouse Investment, the buyout and growth capital unit of Asia-focused Hillhouse Group, has raised $5.2 billion for a growth equity fund, more than twice the original target.
Previously the sole elephant in Asia’s growth-stage technology space, SoftBank’s Vision Fund program is now one of a herd. Prevailing amid increased competition may prove its thesis once and for all
Having teamed up with the founder of Adore Beauty to launch Glow Capital Partners, Justin Ryan discusses life after Quadrant Private Equity, growth-stage investment in Australia, and gender balance
Huaxing Growth Capital, a new economy-focused private equity division of China Renaissance, has reached the first close on its fourth US dollar-denominated fund of $550 million.
Justin Ryan, who previously led Quadrant Private Equity’s growth capital strategy, has established a private equity firm that will back e-commerce platforms and consumer brands in Australia and New Zealand.
Japan Investment Corporation aims to help a sparse venture capital market catch up with a slightly more mature buyout space. Balancing private and public interests remains the key challenge
Singapore’s EDB Investments (EDBI) will establish a pre-IPO fund – with an initial commitment of S$500 million ($370 million) – that is intended to encourage high-growth companies to list in the city-state.
8F Asset Management, a Singapore-based GP dedicated to developing a sustainable salmon business, has hit a first close of $61 million on its second fund, which will build out Southeast Asian operations.
South Korean institutional investors are keen to deploy capital in alternatives, their sentiment towards the asset class boosted by a relatively robust recovery from the pandemic and the stabilization of returns, the AVCJ Korea Forum heard.
Elliott Management is supporting a $450 million restructuring of Olympus Capital Asia’s third fund, which involves taking out a profit participation loan held by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) as well as buying standard positions from...
Quadrant Private Equity has closed its second Australia and New Zealand-focused growth capital fund with A$530 million ($390 million) in commitments.
Inspiration Capital Partners, a China-focused private equity firm established by investment professionals from Vivo Capital and Goldman Sachs, has reached a first close of approximately $65 million on its debut US dollar-denominated fund.
Southeast Asian GPs jockey for global attention with mixed results as the largest LPs continue to hesitate to commit to the region. A trickle of investment fuels theories about how to get more
PAG has closed its second growth fund, which makes middle-market investments – predominantly in China – that fall below the minimum check size for its pan-Asian vehicle at $525 million.
Indian venture debt firm Trifecta Capital has reached a first close of $130 million for its debut VC fund after three months in the market. The target is $200 million.