Singapore’s TNB Ventures and Australia’s Aura Group have jointly closed a S$31.1 million ($27 million) venture capital fund that will invest in data-driven B2B companies across Southeast Asia.
FountainVest Partners, which has raised three US dollar-denominated China-focused funds, has closed its first renminbi vehicle at RMB1.7 billion ($246.5 million).
The asset management business of Natixis has launched a global private equity firm by merging three existing PE affiliates, including Singaporean fund-of-funds Eagle Asia Partners.
IndoSpace, a joint venture between Everstone Group and US-based Realterm Global that develops Indian industrial and logistics facilities, has closed its third fund at $580 million.
Creador has raised $50 million for its fourth Southeast Asia and India-focused private equity fund from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Everstone Group has established a partnership with Singapore-based warehouse operator GLP to invest $500 million in India’s logistics ecosystem.
Australian specialist fund manager Infrastructure Capital has raised A$150 million ($109 million) for a renewable energy fund, including a A$100 million commitment from the government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC).
UK-based development finance institution (DFI) CDC Group has made commitments to several private equity and venture capital funds based in Asia as part of its global investment strategy.
Singapore-based Jungle Ventures has raised the target for its third Southeast Asia-focused VC fund from $150 million to $200 million.
Lexington Partners has backed a GP-led tender offer for TPG Capital’s fifth and sixth Asia funds, taking out existing positions held by LPs and investing new capital into the firm’s seventh pan-regional vehicle. The transaction represents a total...
Zhangtong Jiayuan, a China-based online education platform, has raised $100 million in Series D round led by Centurium Capital, a private equity firm established by ex-Warburg Pincus China head David Li.
Chinese venture capital firm Gaorong Capital has raised $500 million for its fourth US dollar-denominated fund. The majority of commitments came from existing LPs, with two endowments coming in as new investors.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has reached a first close of A$600 million ($433 million) on its secure assets fund, which invests in companies in Australia and New Zealand that generate annuity income but also offer opportunities for traditional private...
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Värde Partners has closed its debut Asia-focused credit fund with approximately $400 million in commitments. The vehicle launched about six months ago with a target of $250 million.
Australian mid-market private equity firm Mercury Capital has closed its third fund at the hard cap of A$600 million ($439 million).
Hong Kong-based merchant bank Ion Pacific has raised $30 million for a technology fund that will acquire secondary positions in venture and growth funds as well as take direct stakes in portfolio companies.
ADM Capital has closed its Asia Secured Lending Facility II (ASLF II) with $178 million for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Asia.
Singapore-based VC investor Cocoon Capital has launched its second early-stage fund with a target of $20 million.
Singapore’s GIC Private has formed a joint venture with Australian real estate investment trust (REIT) Dexus to invest A$2 billion ($1.4 billion) in logistics properties in Australia.
China Everbright (CEL) has set up a RMB2 billion ($288.2 million) fund-of-funds with the local government of the city of Liyang in Jiangsu province.
Japanese telecommunications giant NTT Corporation has set up $500 million global venture capital fund that will focus on digital technologies.
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