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 HSBC GBA Sustainability Fund, a debt vehicle launched in May with an initial size of USD 5bn, has been increased to USD 9bn due to a positive market response.
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.
Catamaran brings a global, tech-savvy approach to private equity that sets it apart from most Indian family offices. A strong historical focus on digital inclusion is now extending into manufacturing
Amit Kunal swapped a sovereign wealth fund for an independent shop at a time when fundraising was becoming difficult. Robust early deal flow helped Growtheum Capital Partners to its USD 567m final close
China-focused Forebright Capital has closed its third fund with USD 502m in commitments. The manager claimed to have spent about a year in the market.
Japanese private equity firm Integral Corporation has been approved to go public on the Tokyo Stock Exchange via an IPO that could raise up to JPY 29.3bn (USD 201m).
Singapore’s Jungle Ventures has ramped up its healthcare investment capacity by combining with local sector specialist HealthXCapital (HXC).
ClearVue Partners (CVP), a China-focused investor in consumer and technology, has announced a final close of USD 50m on its blockchain technology fund - without adding any capital to the first close 12 months ago.
Growtheum Capital Partners, a private equity firm established by the former head of GIC’s direct private equity investment group in Southeast Asia, has closed its debut fund on USD 567m, falling short of the USD 750m target set in early 2022.
Japanese social media company Mixi has set up a USD 50m corporate venture capital fund targeting Indian start-ups.
CVC Capital Partners has hit the USD 4.45bn mark on its sixth pan-Asian fund, following a first close of USD 3.5bn at the end of last year.
Gobi Partners has reached its HKD 2bn (USD 256m) target for AEF Greater Bay Area (GBA) Fund, the successor to Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, according to Chibo Tang, a managing partner with the firm.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has committed to invest up to SGD 150m (USD 111.5m) over three years in the local VC and financial technology start-up ecosystem.
Singapore-based healthcare specialist Quadria Capital has secured a revolving credit facility of up to USD 200m for investments deemed “social projects.”
Malaysia-based early-stage investor Vynn Capital has reached a first close of unspecified size on its second fund, with strong support from corporates and family offices in Southeast Asia.
US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order prohibiting outbound foreign investment in China that targets certain sensitive technologies, including semiconductors and microelectronics, quantum information technologies, and artificial intelligence...
BlackRock will manage a climate fund launched alongside the New Zealand government with a target of NZD 2bn (USD 1.2bn). It will focus on renewable energy.
Side Stage Ventures, an Australian early-stage investor set up last year, has reached a first close of AUD 15m (USD 9.8m) on its debut fund. The target is AUD 30m.
GLP Capital Partners, an alternatives fund manager controlled by warehouse operator turned logistics and infrastructure investment manager GLP, has closed a CNY 4bn (USD 556m) China clean energy fund.
India’s Elev8 Venture Partners has reached a first close of USD 67m on its debut growth-stage venture fund with Korea’s KB Investment as the anchor LP. The target is USD 200m.
Japanese middle market private equity firm Endeavour United has closed its third fund with JPY 53bn (USD 370m) in commitments, a two-thirds increase in size on the previous vintage.
The Longreach Group is looking to raise USD 800m for its fourth fund, which will continue the firm’s existing strategy of mid-market control deals in North Asia with an emphasis on Japan.