Singapore-based VC firm Antler has committed to investing USD 100m in more than 300 Southeast Asian start-ups by 2025.
Jungle Ventures has reached a final close of USD 600m on its fourth flagship Southeast Asia VC fund. The initial target was USD 350m.
Jennifer Buckley spun out the Southeast Asian gender-lens investment unit of impact private equity firm SEAF last year, forming Sweef Capital. Adding to the complexity, it happened mid-fundraise
Indonesia’s East Ventures reached beyond Asian LPs for the first time with its latest growth fund. It coincides with several other milestones that signal a new level of institutionalisation
Bert Kwan, formerly of Northstar Group and Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE), has joined Hong Kong-headquartered multi-asset investment firm Silverhorn as head of private equity.
Huaxing Growth Capital, the private equity division of China Renaissance, has achieved a CNY 3bn (USD 446m) first close on its fourth flagship renminbi-denominated fund.
Indonesia’s East Ventures has closed two funds with a combined USD 550m in commitments for its early-stage and growth strategies.
Singapore’s Fullerton Fund Management has tokenised its latest private equity fund-of-funds, allowing for a minimum commitment size of USD 10,000.
Building on unorthodox roots and a highly concentrated portfolio, EmergeVest wants to establish itself as a global-minded Asia specialist in technology-enabled supply chains
Even a modest cooling off from tech investment euphoria experienced in the peak of the pandemic could reveal big cracks in Asian start-up markets. Diligence efforts are ramping up, but is it enough?
Michael Yao, a partner at ZWC Partners, discusses valuations, exit obstacles, and artificial intelligence in China, as well as the scope for applying China knowledge in Southeast Asia
A shortage of fundraisers familiar with the high-net-worth segment is being keenly felt in Asia as global GPs look to raise more capital through private bank channels
Japanese lower middle-market private equity firm J-Star has closed its fifth flagship fund at the hard cap of JPY 75bn (USD 574m). The target was JPY 65m.
Venturi Partners, a Singapore-based consumer-focused investment firm established by a former Verlinvest executive in the region, has closed its debut fund on USD 175m.
South and Southeast Asia healthcare specialist Quadria Capital is broadening its scope to include areas such as healthcare technology and digital health insurance for Fund III, which is expected to be up to USD 1bn in size.
TPG has raised USD 7.3bn for a dedicated climate-focused strategy under its USD 14bn global impact investment platform.
Raymond Yang’s rich entrepreneurial experience in China and the US led to the formation of WestSummit Capital. He continues to draw on this knowledge as technology ecosystems evolve
Openspace Ventures has raised USD 200m for a fund that will primarily do follow-on rounds for existing portfolio companies. There is plenty of activity, but uncertainty lurks in the background
Lightspeed India Partners has promoted Shuvi Shrivastava, Pinn Lawjindakul, and Rahul Taneja to partners with responsibility for early-stage investments.
Growtheum Capital Partners, a private equity firm established by the former head of GIC’s direct private equity investment group in Southeast Asia, has achieved a first close of approximately USD 400m on its debut fund.
Australian mid-market private equity firm Mercury Capital is targeting AUD 800m (USD 595m) for its fourth fund.
Southeast Asia-focused Openspace Ventures closed its debut growth fund on target at USD 200m in the first quarter of 2022 and has already committed nearly half the corpus.
Albert Shyy, formerly head of Asia at Burda Principal Investments (BPI), the investment arm of European technology and media company Hubert Burda Media, has joined Eurazeo in Singapore.
Creaegis, an India-based private equity firm established by Prakash Parthasarathy, formerly founding CIO and managing partner of PremjiInvest, is looking to raise USD 500m for its debut fund.