Vertex Venture Holdings (VVH), the VC arm of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has reached the initial $230 million target for its fourth Southeast Asia and India fund in a single closing.
InnoVen Capital, a venture debt firm active in India, China, and Southeast Asia, has raised $200 million from its primary shareholders Temasek Holdings and United Overseas Bank (UOB).
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Indonesian venture capital firm Kejora Ventures has closed its latest fund, a growth vehicle that will invest in technology businesses in Southeast Asia, with more than $100 million in commitments.
Japan’s Gree Ventures has rebranded as Strive and launched its third fund with a view to raising JPY15 billion ($137 million) for internet company investments across Japan, Southeast Asia, and India.
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Pegasus 7 Ventures, an investment fund managed by Singapore’s Gordian Capital, has agreed to acquire the venture portfolio of Axiata Digital, the digital services arm of Malaysia’s Axiata Group, at a valuation of $140 million.
Philippines conglomerate Ayala Corporation has confirmed plans for a $150 million venture capital fund that will invest globally in new technologies. It will be managed by local VC firm Kickstart Ventures.
Singapore-based VC investor Jungle Ventures has reached a first close of $175 million on its third Southeast Asia-focused fund. The vehicle has an overall target of $220 million.
Omnivore Partners, an Indian venture capital firm focused on impact investment in the local agriculture industry, has closed its second early-stage fund with $97 million in commitments.
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Panacea Venture, a Chinese GP founded by KPCB alumnus James Huang that specializes in early-stage healthcare investments, has closed its debut fund at approximately $180 million.
Japanese venture capital firm Globis Capital Partners has raised JPY36 billion ($321 million) for its sixth fund. The overall target of JPY37.5 billion is expected to be reached by June.
RHL Ventures has launched a MYR100 million ($24.2 million) fund focused on small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) with a cornerstone investment from government-owned SME Corp Malaysia.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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).
Singapore-based venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures has partnered with South Korea's Hanwha Asset Management to invest in Series B rounds for Southeast Asian start-ups.
Moonrise Capital, a global venture capital-focused investment firm established by Don Pascal, formerly CEO of Commonfund Capital, has raised $105.7 million for a China fund-of-funds product.
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