Commonfund Capital has appointed Xiaonan Tian as an associate director and head of its investment office in Beijing from where she will oversee the firm’s Asia Pacific portfolio.
Hamilton Lane has closed its fourth global co-investment fund at $1.7 billion, with a view to deploying 15-20% in Asia. It is the firm’s largest co-investment fund to date.
After more than a decade with Warburg Pincus in China, David Li struck out on his own with Centurium Capital. Applying technology to traditional business models is central to his investment thesis
Australia’s Square Peg has secured two new superannuation fund backers for its second fund, which has closed at A$340 million ($237 million).
JD Logistics, the delivery unit of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, has reached a first close on a renminbi-denominated fund that invests in smart logistics and related technologies. The full target for the vehicle is RMB1.5 billion ($218 million).
AVCJ's Japan Forum has been going for two decades, a period during which the industry has embarked on several roller-coaster journeys. For now, though, the market appears to be in good health
China-based GPs Sinopharm Capital and Cedarlake Capital have announced a $20 million investment in Singapore-based healthcare platform Novena Global Lifecare, along with a strategic partnership for a $150 million fund that will support Southeast Asian...
CDH Investments’ wealth management platform, which sources investment opportunities for the firm’s network of high net worth clients, is raising a $200 million emerging markets fund that will primarily target India.
Cathay Innovation, the venture affiliate of middle-market focused Cathay Capital Private Equity, has reached a first close of EUR320 million ($358 million) on its second fund targeting start-ups in China, Europe, and North America.
Malaysia’s Kenanga Investment Bank has launched a venture fund of undisclosed size that will invest exclusively in companies that have achieved unicorn status or are within 6-24 months of IPO.
Japanese private equity firms are looking to raise larger funds, based on what is described as a blossoming investment opportunity. Do they risk biting off more than they can chew?
Newly established Japanese venture capital firm Catalys Pacific has launched its debut fund with a view to raise $100 million for investments in early-stage life science start-ups globally.
Advent International has up to $3 billion to deploy in Asia following its recent global fundraise. It has increased headcount to widen sector coverage
Australian investment firm Leap Capital has raised A$50 million ($34 million) for a venture debt fund that will target established, revenue-generating companies locally.
Asia Partners, a Singapore-based VC firm co-founded by Nick Nash, the former group president of mobile internet and gaming platform Sea, has raised more than $70 million for its debut fund, which will invest in Southeast Asian technology companies at...
Paul Sanford, CIO of credit-focused impact investment firm TriLinc Global, explains why Southeast Asia has proved a challenging market and how he is preparing for a spike in institutional investor interest
HSBC has launched an $880 million fund to provide debt financing for early-stage technology companies leveraging China’s Greater Bay Area (GBA) development initiative.
500 Startups has launched its second Korea fund focused on early-stage technology companies in the country.
US and China-focused healthcare investor Vivo Capital has raised $1.28 billion for its ninth private equity fund. The predecessor vehicle closed at $750 million in 2015.
US and Singapore-based early-stage VC firm Wavemaker Partners has reached a first close of $60 million for its third Southeast Asia-focused fund. The target is $100 million.
Advent International has closed its latest global fund at the hard cap of $17.5 billion, completing its largest-ever fundraising exercise in the space of six months.
Joy Capital is seeking $350 million for its third China-focused venture capital fund, which would take the four-year-old firm’s assets under management past the $1 billion mark.
Sinovation Ventures has raised RMB2.5 billion ($362 million) for a fund that will focus on artificial intelligence (AI), big data and related areas. The final close was announced at the unveiling of the firm’s Greater Bay Area (GBA) headquarters in...
Patient, culture-oriented Chiratae Ventures has grown and diversified in step with India’s gradually blossoming VC market. Its latest expansions suggest this trajectory is set to accelerate