Sinovation Ventures is looking to raise $1 billion for a growth-stage private equity fund that will focus on introducing artificial intelligence technologies (AI) to traditional industries.
China's Hillhouse Capital has split its current fundraising effort into separate buyout and growth strategies – having raised a single pool in the previous vintage – and is seeking $12 billion across the two funds.
With $600 million in dry powder in its third Huaxing Growth Capital US dollar-denominated fund, China Renaissance has demonstrated a willingness to deploy while others hold back
Kedaara Capital's fundraise is expected to move quickly by Indian private equity standards, but the GP will need to answer the same questions as its peers on timing and re-ups
Sequoia Capital China’s recent $3.68 billion fundraising effort has significantly expanded its scope to participate in later-stage deals. The three funds include a growth vehicle of $2.8 billion, a 55% increase on the previous vintage.
Honorio Poblador, co-founder at Philippines-based Navegar, explains how his firm is positioning its second fund – newly closed at $197 million – in the face of the COVID-19 downturn
Manila-based private equity firm Navegar has closed its second Philippines fund with $197 million in commitments. The initial target was $150 million.
Singapore-headquartered investment firm Blue Ashva Capital has secured a first close of INR4.5 billion ($60 million) for an India-domiciled fund that will invest in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups.
Growth capital investor B Capital expects enterprise services to feature prominently in its Fund II portfolio as technology ecosystems in Southeast Asia and India continue to develop
Cathay Capital Private Equity is raising what it claims is China's first-ever smart energy fund, relying on contributions from LPs that offer strategic as well as financial support
Southeast Asia has emerged as a hotspot for VC funds targeting COVID-19 dislocation. They are flirting with strategies requiring private equity and short-term value investing skills
Cathay Capital Private Equity has raised RMB820 million ($120 million) for its debut China smart energy fund, securing commitments from ALIAD, the venture capital arm of French industrial gases producer Air Liquide Group, among other investors.
Lakeshore Capital Asia is looking to raise $125 million for its second Thailand-focused fund and has won backing from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Cathay Capital has closed its second middle-market fund, which invests in China, Europe and North America, with EUR800 million ($860 million) in commitments. The original target was EUR1.2 billion.
Northstar Group has reached a first close of approximately $260 million on its fifth Southeast Asia fund, which has an overall target of $800 million.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) plans to invest $10 million in the second fund raised by India Alternatives, a division of IIFL Wealth Management. The vehicle has an overall target of $70 million.
Investcorp has achieved a $275 million first close for an Asia food fund, a joint venture that also involves China Resources and Fung Strategic Holdings.
Coral Capital, formerly known as 500 Startups Japan, has set up a JPY2.7 billion ($25 million) growth fund to help top-performing portfolio companies navigate the COVID-19 downturn.
Gaocheng Capital, a China-focused private equity firm established in 2018 following a spin-out from Hillhouse Capital, has closed its first US dollar-denominated fund with $300 million in commitments.
China Renaissance ended 2019 holding RMB7.2 billion ($1 billion) in dry powder across its latest flagship renminbi and US dollar-denominated funds, with the firm noting that “great investment windows typically surface during turbulent times.”
Singapore's 8F Asset Management is taking sector specialization to a new level with a $358 million fund that focuses exclusively on salmon aquaculture projects
Having established itself as a leading player in the renminbi space, China healthcare sector specialist GTJA Investment Group now wants to prove its worth to overseas LPs
Singapore impact investor 8F Asset Management has closed its debut fund at $358 million, beating a target of $300 million. It is dedicated to building a global salmon fishing business.
Having raised $595 million for its second healthcare fund, Singapore-headquartered Quadria Capital has a bulky war-chest for investments in fast-growing companies in India and Southeast Asia