Technology and healthcare-focused Oceanpine Capital sees the large GP commitment to its fund and the network of its founder as key differentiators in a competitive Chinese market
Silver Lake has closed its sixth global buyout fund at the hard cap of $20 billion as the US tech investor exhibits a growing appetite for mega-deals in Asia. Its prior vintage raised $15 billion in 2017.
A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Liang Meng, founding managing partner of China’s Ascendent Capital Partners, has raised $300 million for global consumer technology investments.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) will consider allowing listings by special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) on the back of a spike in fundraising activity for these structures in the US.
Travel restrictions forced Mekong Capital to look closer to home when raising its latest fund, but the manager was already building out a more Asia-centric LP base
CICC Capital has reached a second close of RMB4.2 billion ($650 million) on its latest healthcare fund - the first in China to receive fast-track approval for its role in addressing COVID-19.
Hong Kong healthcare-focused VC firm ORI Capital has reached a first close of $112 million on its second fund and exited its largest investment, UK biotech developer Kymab, as part of a $1.1 billion deal.
Cathay Capital has raised EUR650 million ($789 million) for its second innovation fund, which supports start-ups in China, Europe, and North America.
KKR has reached a final close on its first Asia Pacific-dedicated infrastructure fund at the hard cap of $3.9 billion. It is being called the largest pan-regional infrastructure fund ever raised.
Firstred Capital, a Chinese growth and buyout investor in healthcare, consumer products and services, and industrial technology, has closed its debut fund with RMB6.8 billion ($1 billion) in commitments.
India venture capital firm Z3 Partners has reached a first close of INR1 billion ($13.6 million) on its debut fund, which will invest in early-stage technology start-ups.
Primavera Capital Group has joined the trickle of Asia-based private equity investors launching special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) in the US, targeting a $300 million capital raise for consumer deals.
India’s Endiya Partners has closed its second early-stage venture capital fund with about $75 million in commitments.
Peter Thiel (pictured), co-founder of PayPal, Palantir Technologies and Founders Fund, and Richard Li, son of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, are launching another special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) that will target new economy assets in Southeast...
Vietnamese private equity firm Mekong Capital has closed its fourth flagship middle-market fund at $246 million, more than twice the size of its predecessor vehicle.
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Chinese technology and healthcare investor Oceanpine Capital has completed its first external fundraise with $400 million in commitments.
NIIF Master Fund, a rupee-denominated infrastructure investment vehicle backed by the Indian government, has achieved a final close of $2.34 billion, beating its $2.1 billion target.
Quadrant Private Equity has completed another rapid fundraise, taking just five weeks to achieve a final close of A$1.24 billion ($938 million) on its latest Australia and New Zealand mid-market vehicle.
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IMM Private Equity will complete fundraising for its fourth Korea-focused vehicle at the end of this month, with KRW2 trillion ($1.8 billion) in commitments. It caps a year in which the firm expects to close two new investments and agree exits on three...
Riding on a wave of IPOs that have returned the principal on Fund II and given Fund III a strong start, Integral Corporation has secured $1.18 billion in commitments for its fourth Japan fund
The coronavirus pandemic has played havoc with Asian private equity, contributing to a resurgence in IPOs, increased bifurcation in fundraising, a rush for healthcare, and a generally staggered revival