Indian venture capital player Iron Pillar Capital Management has brought in US-headquartered real estate investment firm Nitya Capital as a strategic investor.
Ardian has closed its eighth global secondaries fund with $19 billion in commitments, representing the largest-ever vehicle raised for the strategy. The total includes $5 billion for co-investment.
Glory Ventures counts several larger Chinese peers among the LPs in its latest renminbi and US dollar-denominated funds. They all want a glimpse of the firm’s deep technology pipeline
Reiji Terasaka has rejoined The Carlyle Group as a managing director with the Japan team after a seven-year stint in various corporate roles in Japan and the US.
Harry Hui, founder of ClearVue Partners, explains how this week’s investment in car wash operator 1km reveals an omni-channel approach to China able to carve through COVID-19
Lakeshore Capital Asia is looking to raise $125 million for its second Thailand-focused fund and has won backing from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
KKR has hired Nicholas Hyde from IFM Investors as a managing director in its client partner group, with responsibility for fundraising and client relationships in Australia and New Zealand.
Donald Wihardja, co-founder of Indonesia-focused Convergence Ventures, has become CEO of MDI Ventures, the corporate VC arm of state-controlled telecommunications giant Telkom Indonesia.
B Capital Group, a global growth-stage investor active in Southeast Asia, has formed a partnership with Singapore-based start-up incubator Antler.
Having spent years as an IT advocate in a world obsessed with consumer internet start-ups, Duane Kuang of China-focused Qiming Venture Partners is seeing the tables gradually turn
Chinese early-stage investor Glory Ventures has closed its third renminbi-denominated fund at RMB682 million ($96 million) and also reached a first close of its second US dollar vehicle.
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Anchorless Bangladesh, a New York-headquartered VC firm dedicated to the country, has made its debut investment in a local logistics start-up.
MBK Partners has closed its fifth North Asia-focused fund at the hard cap of $6.5 billion. It is the joint third-largest PE vehicle raised for deployment across the region and MBK has become the seventh manager to cross the $6 billion threshold.
Indian venture capital firm Iron Pillar Capital Management has added $45 million to its maiden fund to support the capital needs of existing portfolio companies.
KKR has recruited Gaurav Trehan, a partner at TPG Capital, to head up its private equity operations in India.
Cathay Capital has closed its second middle-market fund, which invests in China, Europe and North America, with EUR800 million ($860 million) in commitments. The original target was EUR1.2 billion.
Chris Tay, an experienced food and beverage operator in China who now leads C2 Partners, discusses dining and social distancing, restaurant bankruptcies, and Luckin Coffee
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Ronen Nir is a general partner at Viola Ventures, an early-stage technology investor under Israel’s Viola Group looking to expand its presence in Asia
Archipelago Capital Partners is seeking $250 million for its second Southeast Asia fund and has received a proposed $25 million LP commitment from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Pure proprietary deals are a rarity in Australia’s mid-market. Most opportunities pass through a fragmented network of advisors, which means private equity firms must get noticed to stay relevant
Tikehau Capital, a French private equity firm expanding in Asia, has appointed Neil Parekh, currently the Asia lead at National Australia Bank (NAB), as its regional head.