The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) plans to transfer S$45 billion ($33 billion) of the country’s foreign exchange reserves to GIC Private for deployment in longer-term investments.
Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) developer Megvii Technology has raised $750 million in Series D funding led by Bank of China Group Investment. It brings the company’s valuation to around $4 billion.
Buy-and-build strategies, a mainstay of the PE toolkit in developed markets, are gaining exposure in emerging Asia’s healthcare sector. Proving a viable exit path will be the key to widespread adoption
China-based third-party car rental platform Zuzuche has received Series C funding from Qiming Venture Partners.
Indian health and fitness start-up CureFit has raised $75 million from a group of investors including Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital, and Chiratae Ventures.
Duiba, operator of a China-based interactive advertising platform and software-as-a-service (SaaS) management system for online businesses, traded flat on its Hong Kong debut, following an IPO of HK$766.2 million($97.6 million).
German financial services giant Allianz has committed $600 million to funds managed by GLP, a PE-owned warehouse operator based in Singapore, with a view to investing in logistics in China and Japan.
Lighthouse Funds has closed its third India-focused middle-market growth capital vehicle at $230 million.
Global growth equity investor TA Associates has reached a first and final close on its latest fund – TA XIII – at the hard cap of $8.5 billion.
Chezhubang has found a way into China's fuel retail market with an app that helps drivers find the cheapest gas stations
Put options amount to threats seldom acted upon. By demanding that the chairman of Korea’s third-largest life insurer buy back their shares, a group of investors has taken Asian PE into uncharted territory
Brian Gu, vice chairman and president of Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer Xpeng, explains how the private equity-backed company is trying to stand out in a competitive and fast-changing market
Australia’s BlueChilli has launched a health-tech accelerator in Singapore in cooperation with the local government as part of a broader pivot toward the region.
Dvara KGFS, a non-banking finance company (NBFC) backed by Indian financial inclusion investor Dvara Trust, has raised INR970 million ($14 million) in Series E funding led by Stakeboat Capital.
CDIB Capital has named Robert Liu as a managing director and co-head of its regional healthcare practice group in Shanghai.
Proventeus Capital, a private equity firm established by a team that spun out from the Malaysia branch of Kuwait Finance House, is looking to raise $150 million for a Southeast Asia mid-market buyout fund.
Growth funds targeting B and C rounds for technology start-ups continue to gain traction with Southeast Asia venture capital managers keen to fill the late-stage funding gap
GSR Ventures and Bertelsmann Asia Investments (BAI) have led an RMB150 million ($22 million) Series B round for Black Lake Technology, a China-based supplier of data collection, visualization and analysis to factories.
Private equity investors in emerging markets are expanding the scope of their manager due diligence, driven by the weaknesses exposed in the demise of Abraaj Group as well as by increasing emphasis on environment, social, and governance (ESG) protocols.
KKR is supporting a management-led delisting of 800 Super that values the Singaporean waste management services company at S$161 million ($118 million).
Bykea, a Pakistan-based online platform for on-demand transport and logistics, has raised a $5.7 million Series A round led by Sarmayacar, a European venture capital investor focused exclusively on Pakistan.
Yunji, a Chinese membership-based e-commerce platform, gained 29% on its NASDAQ trading debut following a $121 million IPO that was largely covered by two of its private equity investors.
Investcorp entered the region last year through a fund commitment in China and the acquisition of an alternative investment platform in India. The firm’s top executives explain the rationale