Chinese healthcare-focused GP HighLight Capital has reached the first close of $300 million on its third US dollar-denominated fund, but further progress is likely to be delayed by the coronavirus outbreak.
Inflexor Ventures, a recently established venture capital firm, is looking to raise $100 million for its debut fund, which will focus on early-stage deals.
KKR achieved a final close of $1.3 billion for an impact fund that will seek to invest in businesses whose commercial drivers contribute to solving environmental or social challenges.
Sequoia Capital is looking to raise between $1.28 billion and $1.35 billion for its latest set of funds – comprising separate venture and growth vehicles – for deployment in India and Southeast Asia.
Cross-border technology investor 1955 Capital has emerged victorious in a legal battle with its Chinese anchor LP after a US court upheld an earlier arbitration ruling that the LP had no grounds for withdrawing from the fund.
Schroders has participated in a funding round for Singapore-headquartered incubator Antler that takes the company's total fundraising over the past six months to $75 million.
Locally domiciled Alternative Investment Funds have emerged as the structure of choice for India-focused private equity firms, but the system is still troubled by some imperfections
Caldera Pacific, a consumer-focused Southeast Asian private equity firm, has secured $250 million in commitments for its debut fund, with France-based investor Argenthal coming in as an anchor LP.
ChrysCapital Partners completed a quickfire fundraise with the support of a handful of big-ticket LPs. The India-focused firm is now eyeing up bigger-ticket deals
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a VC arm focused on climate change-related technologies and women’s empowerment in the region.
The Blackstone Group expects to return to market in 2020 with its second dedicated Asia private equity fund, less than two years after closing the debut vehicle.
A corporate venture capital unit of India's JSW Steel is looking to raise INR3.5 billion ($50 million) for its second fund, with a first close scheduled within a fortnight.
MBK Partners has picked up commitments from New York State Common Retirement Fund (NYSCRF), New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS), and Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) for its fifth North Asia fund.
China-focused Centurium Capital has enjoyed a productive 12 months, closing its debut US dollar fund, deploying most of the capital, and securing an early liquidity event
A91 Partners’ spinout from Sequoia Capital showcases the deepening networks of the Indian VC space and hints that more ecosystem growth is yet to come
Northstar Group, a Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm that counts Indonesia as its core market, is looking to raise $800 million for its fifth fund, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Jean Eric Salata, CEO of Baring Private Equity Asia, argues that a $6.5 billion fund is not too large for Asia – he wishes he’d raised more – and explains why size increasingly represents a competitive advantage
Several public sector organizations have committed $500 million to six funds managed by Bamboo Capital Partners under a new investment platform dedicated to achieving the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Having closed its ninth fund at $14 billion, Lexington Partners is hunting for assets in a secondary market that is becoming ever larger and diverse. Asia is on the agenda, whether it’s GP-led restructurings or LP portfolios
The last three months of 2019 were consistent with the preceding nine as pan-regional fundraising remained weak and exits continued to disappoint. Only investment rebelled against the status quo
US-based Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) has established a second venture capital fund for Southeast Asia with a corpus of $100 million.
Baring Private Equity Asia has closed its seventh fund with commitments of $6.5 billion. It is the fourth-largest pan-Asian private equity vehicle ever raised.
Wipro Ventures, a venture capital investment arm of the eponymous Indian enterprise software provider, has raised $150 million for its second fund.
Sammasan Capital, a credit investment firm established by two former executives with GE Capital in Asia, is looking to raise up to $300 million for its debut fund.