Belgium-based Incofin Investment Management, which focuses on financial inclusion and developing market agri-food segments, has reached a first close of $60 million for an India impact fund.
Ince Capital, a Chinese venture capital firm established by J.P. Gan, formerly a managing partner at Qiming Venture Partners, has achieved a first close of approximately $450 million on its second fund.
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Creador has reached a first close of $500 million on its fifth South and Southeast Asia-focused fund, with the first three investments set for completion in August.
A quickfire fundraise by Boyu Capital – which saw $6 billion collected across two pools of capital in the space of a few months – accounted for more than one-quarter of all capital committed to Asia-focused private equity managers between April and...
Indies Capital Partners has reached a first close on a Southeast Asia tech secondaries fund, with commitments totaling more than 70% of the $80 million target.
Efforts to rein in China’s technology giants have dampened investor sentiment, with India and Southeast Asia stepping into the void. China remains active for fundraising, but there are fears that US IPO activity could take a hit
LPs cannot survive indefinitely on re-ups and new commitments to managers they know well. Questions are being asked internally as to what it would take to back an Asian GP sight unseen
Early-stage investor SOSV – known for accelerator programs such as China-based HAX and Chinaccelerator – has raised $100 million for its first growth fund designed to invest in Series B rounds and beyond.
India’s Kotak Investment Advisors has achieved a first close of INR13.9 billion ($185 million) for a pre-IPO fund.
Qiming Venture Partners is mobilizing its newly launched public equities unit – and $500 million fund – to participate as an anchor investor in Hong Kong IPOs by Chinese healthcare companies.
Taiwan’s Hive Ventures managed to attract significant local support for its debut fund despite having a sparse network in its home market. Its focus on early-stage AI didn’t hurt
Having built out its business aggressively in Europe in recent years, Tikehau Capital is eyeing steady Asian expansion. This means more PE investment in the region and – potentially – more strategic additions
Tikehau Capital has taken a majority interest in dedicated Asia secondaries investor Foundation Private Equity, supporting the firm’s $110 million first close on its debut fund.
Velocity Ventures, a Singapore-based VC firm focused on travel and hospitality, has reached a first close on its debut fund. Commitments stand at 40% of the $20 million target.
Fidelity-backed Eight Roads has launched a China healthcare fund with a corpus of $400 million, which will invest across the industry value chain and in areas related to critical diseases.
Chinese venture capital firm ZWC Partners has closed its second US dollar-denominated fund at around $770 million, beating a target of $450 million.
Taiwan’s Hive Ventures has closed its debut seed fund with $13.5 million in commitments. It will invest locally and globally with a focus on artificial intelligence (AI).
India-based early-stage investor Orios Venture Partners has raised $30 million for a top-up fund that will mainly participate in follow-on rounds for select existing portfolio companies.
Circulate Capital, a Singapore-based investor dedicated to stemming plastic waste pollution in South and Southeast Asia, has achieved a $14 million first close on a new venture capital fund.
New Zealand private equity firm Oriens Capital has hit the NZ$80 million ($56 million) target for its second fund and is now seeking NZ$20 million in oversubscriptions.
Venturi Partners, a Singapore-based consumer-focused investment firm established by a former Verlinvest executive in the region, has completed a $100 million first close on its debut fund.
More than half of LPs continue to establish new GP relationships at the same rate as before the pandemic, according to the latest installment of Coller Capital’s global private equity barometer survey.
Family offices have helped iGlobe Partners renew a lean and restrained deep tech VC mandate. A global investee network is hoped to facilitate overseas investments amid travel stoppages