DCP Capital – a PE firm established by David Liu (pictured) and Julian Wolhardt, who previously held leadership positions with KKR in China – has closed its debut fund with around $2.5 billion in commitments. It comprises a US dollar-denominated tranche...
NewQuest Capital Partners, an Asia-focused secondaries specialist in which TPG Capital acquired a minority stake last year, has set a target of $850 million for its fourth fund.
Australia’s OneVentures has reached a A$45 million ($32 million) first close on a venture debt fund touted as the first of its kind in the country.
Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA), an Australia-listed food and beverage distributor for Coca-Cola and several other food brands, has established a branch of its venture capital unit Amatil X in Indonesia.
Shiyu Capital, which focuses on growth-stage investments in Chinese healthcare companies, has closed its second renminbi-denominated fund at RMB3.2 billion ($477 million), beating the RMB3 billion target.
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DCL Investments, a China-based distressed debt and special situations manager, is targeting around $500 million for its first US dollar-denominated fund, hoping to leverage renewed interest from foreign investors in this space.
The Longreach Group has leveraged rising appetite for exposure to Japan’s middle market with a $650 million close for its latest buyout fund. Increased global participation contributed to the result
B Capital Group, a US venture capital firm with a strong Asia focus established by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, has reached a first close of $406.1 million for its second fund.
China-based Harvest Capital, formerly known as Sino-Can Harvest Capital (SCHC), has reached a first close on its new consumer-focused fund at RMB3 billion ($446 million).
HSBC Private Banking has raised approximately $300 million from its clients for Baring Private Equity Asia’s latest pan-regional fund.
Source Code Capital, a Chinese VC firm founded by Yi Cao (pictured), formerly a partner at Sequoia Capital China, has closed two new US dollar vehicles at $570 million.
Hian Goh knows better than most Southeast Asian VC investors the cultural barriers that discourage the region’s entrepreneurs. With Openspace Ventures he aims to provide start-ups the support they need
DSG Partners Asia, which targets early-stage consumer opportunities in India and Southeast Asia, has reached a first close of $30 million on its third fund.
PAG has hired Nikhil Srivastava from KKR to lead its India private equity operations as the firm looks to expand its coverage of the country.
Gobi Partners has launched a $20 million fund with Fatima Ventures, the corporate VC arm of Pakistani conglomerate Fatima Group, to tap opportunities in the country.
The Longreach Group has reached a final close of $650 million on its third North Asia-focused mid-market buyout fund.
The Carlyle Group has agreed to invest an undisclosed amount in Japanese cosmetics manufacturer Tokiwa to support its domestic and overseas expansion plans.
Australia's Hostplus partners with Natixis-backed Flexstone Partners for an investment program focused on backing middle-market US managers
Pedro Urquidi, global co-portfolio manager and head of distressed debt for Europe and Asia for Oaktree Capital, will relocate to the firm’s Hong Kong office to play a more active role in its Asia business.
Singapore-based private equity firm Tembusu Partners has confirmed it will launch a series of funds to invest at least RMB1 billion ($149 million) in Chinese growth-stage companies.
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has teamed up with France-based GP Eurazeo and BNP Paribas to launch a Europe-China growth fund with a target corpus of EUR1-1.5 billion ($1.1-1.7 billion).
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund has re-upped in the sixth fund from Indian private equity firm True North with a $10 million commitment.
Japan’s Dai-ichi Life Insurance has agreed to invest JPY1 billion ($9.1 million) in a venture fund managed by local energy and cleantech specialist Energy & Environment Investment (EEI).