India Quotient, a venture capital firm known for making seed-stage investments in the likes of ShareChat, Sugar, and Lendingkart, is targeting $80 million for its fourth fund.
Coupang, a Korean e-commerce business that has secured approximately $3.5 billion in private funding over the past decade, has filed for an IPO in the US.
Asia is expected to feature more prominently – in terms of investors and investments – in Eurazeo’s second smart city venture capital fund, which has reached a first close of EUR80 million ($97 million).
CPE has backed a string of spinouts from Chinese medical device manufacturer MicroPort Medical. MicroPort CardioFlow Medtech’s Hong Kong IPO represents its first liquidity event
Cloud services provider Cloopen and biotech developer Adagene, both backed by Sequoia Capital China, have raised a combined $460 million in their US IPOs.
Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer WM Motor has secured RMB11.5 billion ($1.78 billion) in debt from domestic banks. It follows a RMB10 billion equity funding round featuring several government investors.
The New Frontier Group-led consortium that acquired Chinese hospital operator United Family Healthcare (UFH) through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in 2019 is now looking to take the US-listed business private at a valuation of around $1.6...
Cathay Capital has announced a spate of global personnel appointments in private equity and venture capital, including the naming of Arthur Yeung as executive president.
The Carlyle Group and the chairman of Japan Asia Group (JAG) have abandoned their bid for the company after a tender offer failed to generate sufficient shareholder support.
Meishubao, a China-based online art education platform, has completed a Series D extension of more than $40 million that takes the overall funding round past $250 million.
Sameer Nath, co-founder and a managing partner at Indian VC firm Iron Pillar, has spun out to form TrueScale Capital, which will follow a similar venture growth remit.
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Beijing Yuanxin Technology, operator of China-based online healthcare services platform Miaoshou Doctor, has raised RMB3 billion ($466 million) in Series E funding led by Sequoia Capital China and Tencent Holdings.
Quadrant Private Equity has become the first Asia Pacific-based manager to make the top 10 in the HEC-Dow Jones Private Equity Performance Ranking.
Indian news app Dailyhunt has raised $100 million led by Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and Glade Brook Capital Partners. It extends a $102 million Series H round last year featuring Google.
Ho Ching, CEO of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings will step down from the government-controlled investment fund effective October 1. She will retire her board seat on the same date.
Hyperconnect, a Korean social media platform backed by Altos Ventures and SoftBank Ventures Korea, has agreed to an acquisition by online dating giant Match Group for $1.73 billion in cash and stock.
Eastern Bell Capital, a Chinese private equity firm that focuses on supply chains and logistics businesses, has set a target of $600 million for its second US dollar-denominated fund.
MBK Partners has joined the list of private equity firms pursuing deals in Japan’s aged care and healthcare space, having launched a tender offer for Tsukui Holdings Corporation at a valuation of JPY66.9 billion ($639 million).
Chinese venture capital firm Yunqi Partners has promoted Yu Chen - who specializes in big data, cloud computing, autonomous driving, and robotics investments - to partner.
Advent International has agreed to acquire Indian pharmaceuticals supplier ZCL Chemicals, setting up a minority exit for Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA).
Chinese autonomous driving technology supplier Pony.ai has secured a Series C extension of $100 million featuring new investors Brunei Investment Agency and CPE. It takes the company’s total funding to date past $1.1 billion.