Sustainable Bioproducts left stealth mode to raise a $33 million Series A round as it targets commercialization for an edible protein technology that won early backing from NASA
1955 Capital, a cross-border PE firm that invests in US and European technologies with application potential in Asia, has led a $33 million Series A round for edible protein developer Sustainable Bioproducts.
Advent International recognized BioDuro as a company uniquely positioned to leverage growth in pharmaceutical R&D outsourcing in China and the US
JJDC, an investment arm of healthcare and consumer goods giant Johnson & Johnson, has led a $35 million Series D round for South Korean online beauty products retailer Memebox.
Bryan Lewis, CIO of Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System, discusses accessing Asia, approaches to co-investment, and paring a bloated PE portfolio into a smaller set of strategic relationships
Apax Partners has agreed to pay $200 million for a significant minority stake in India and US-based data analytics provider Fractal Analytics.
Baring Private Equity Asia will list Clarivate Analytics – an education business it acquired from Thomson Reuters in conjunction with Onex Corporation – through a merger with a special purpose investment vehicle that trades in New York.
CMB International Capital, a private equity unit of China Merchants Bank, has led a $100 million Series B round for US and China-based biopharmaceutical developer Apollomics.
SunBridge Partners, a US-based VC firm that helps companies access Japan, has exited its position in a Japanese joint venture (JV) with B2B cloud technology provider Marketo to Adobe.
Asia’s private credit markets are underdeveloped given the size of the regional economy. Jonathan Lavine, co-managing partner of Bain Capital and CIO of Bain Capital Credit, assesses the growth potential
Nick Halla became the first employee at Impossible Foods in 2011. Now leading the rollout of the PE-backed company’s plant-based meat substitute products, he explains the strategy for Asia
Indian private equity firm ChrysCapital has acquired a majority stake in GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, a California-based developer of enterprise technology for the healthcare sector.
Family offices are driven by personalities and ideals that cannot be understood as part of an industry pattern. Relationship building is therefore more intimate than transactional
Rocket Lab's latest funding round is aimed at helping the New Zealand-founded company grow into new markets and target new business opportunities
Australia’s Future Fund has led a $140 million Series E round for Rocket Lab, a US-based space technology company that operates primarily in New Zealand.
Chinese co-working space operator Ucommune, formerly named UrWork, has raised $200 million in Series D funding led by All-Stars Investment, with participation from CEC Capital.
Hillhouse Capital and Quan Capital have led a $93 million Series B round for NextCure, a US-based biopharmaceutical company focused on cancer and other diseases.
Yup S. Kim, a senior portfolio manager for private equity and special opportunities, at Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC) discusses co-investment, accessing Asia, and allocating to permanent capital structures
Chinese online shopping and social networking business Mogujie has filed to list in the US. The company's investors include Tencent Holdings, Trustbridge Partners, and Hillhouse Capital.
Fenox Venture Capital, a VC firm based in Silicon Valley, has partnered with Japanese entertainment company Sega Sammy Holdings to launch a $20 million fund to invest in advanced technologies globally.
China and US-based XtalPi has raised $61 million this year from investors impressed its use of quantum physics, computational chemistry, and artificial intelligence to bring greater certainty to drug development
Vivo Capital and Orbimed have co-led an $80 million Series B funding round for US and China-based Terns Pharmaceuticals.
Innovusion, a US-based developer of Lidar technology for autonomous vehicles, has raised a $30 million Series A round led by Eight Roads Ventures China and Nio Capital, a unit of Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio.
Bcause, a US-based cryptocurrency services company backed by SBI Holdings has received a commitment of undisclosed size from China Health Checkmate (CHC) to support an Asian expansion.