Goldman Sachs Asset Management has closed its latest set of private markets secondaries funds with USD 15.2bn in commitments.
Hong Kong’s package of incentives for family offices is intended to redress a balance that has swung in favour of Singapore. Geopolitics is dampening its competitive advantages
Growth rounds for cashflow positive companies have facilitated most of Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia and India’s exits – and laid the ground for its recent USD 541m fundraise
While deploying its debut fund, India-based machine learning specialist Pi Ventures realised it was in fact a deep tech generalist. LPs have come along for the ride
Indian seed investor Kae Capital has confirmed closing an opportunity fund with USD 50m in commitments less than a year after closing its third flagship fund at USD 94m.
Some LPs have increased their return expectations for Chinese private equity, and they are calling on local managers to be more disciplined on entry valuations and more tenacious on exits in the hope that these higher thresholds can be met.
MDI Ventures, an investment firm supported by Telkom Indonesia, has merged two existing programmes to form Ascent Venture Group, which is looking to raise USD 200m for deployment in Southeast Asia.
Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia and India (VVSEAI), an early-stage investor affiliated with Temasek Holdings-owned Vertex Holdings, has closed its fifth fund with USD 541m in commitments.
C Capital, an investment firm established by Adrian Cheng, scion of Hong Kong’s New World Development, has closed its latest private equity fund with around USD 250m in commitments.
By investing early and building a diversified portfolio, 500 Global emerged from the technology valuation corrections somewhat unscathed. This gave the firm impetus when raising its third Southeast Asia fund
Protégé Ventures (PV), a student-run venture fund programme set up by the Singapore Management University Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SMU IIE) has launched a second fund of SGD 500,000 (USD 367,000).
Pentathlon Ventures, a US-India cross-border early-stage investor focused on B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) has launched its second fund with a target of USD 55m.
500 Global has raised USD 100m for its third Southeast Asia-focused early-stage fund and USD 43m for a vehicle that will target growth-stage start-ups in the region.
Indian early-stage investor Anicut Capital has achieved a second close of about INR 3bn on its latest fund. The target is INR 5bn with a greenshoe of INR 250m.
Thailand-based conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) has launched a USD 2bn fund that will focus on high-growth middle-market companies in Southeast Asia.
Having won early support from as assortment of local conglomerates, Indonesian venture capital firms must now demonstrate their independence when pitching international LPs
India’s 3one4 Capital credits a strong governance policy for rising institutional participation in its latest VC fund. Maintaining a global-local balance in the LP base is becoming crucial
Japan Industrial Partners (JIP), the Japanese private equity firm leading the USD 15bn privatisation of Toshiba, has set the hard cap for its latest fund at JPY 300bn (USD 2bn) and secured a six-month extension to the fundraising period.
Australian middle market private equity firm Anacacia Capital is preparing to launch its fourth fund, telling investors that it expects to surpass the AUD 300m (USD 193m) raised for Fund III but would not exceed AUD 450m.
TH Capital, a private equity firm that originated from China's Tsinghua University and was formerly known as Tsinghua Holdings Capital, has completed a USD 60m first close on its debut US dollar-denominated fund.
LP allocations to China funds are limited in number and hotly contested. Forebright Capital closed its latest vehicle by emphasising its track record in advanced manufacturing and enterprise software
Indonesian venture capital firm Venturra has teamed up with Netherlands-based investment group Dasym to institutionalise operations ahead of the launch of its next fund.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted new transparency rules for private equity managers requiring increased reporting, special terms disclosure, and annual fund audits.
China-focused private equity firm Centurium Capital is looking to raise USD 1.5bn for its second US dollar-denominated fund, having originally targeted USD 2.5bn in a stop-start process that began more than three years ago.