General Atlantic and Värde Partners have terminated a planned INR18.5 billion ($267 million) investment in PNB Housing Finance, the publicly listed mortgage subsidiary of India’s Punjab National Bank (PNB).
Indian online grocer Grofers has raised more than $200 million in a Series F funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund.
Matrix Partners India has made a full exit from Centre for Sight, operator of a chain of eye clinics in India, to Mahindra Partners after a holding period of nearly 10 years.
The bulk of the L Capital Asia team that merged with Catterton in 2016 to form L Catterton, a global consumer-focused private equity firm, is spinning out to raise a $750 million Asia growth fund.
UK development finance institution CDC Group has anchored a $130 million first close for a fund managed by a South Asian spin-out of US-based Global Environmental Fund Capital Advisors.
Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) Kinara Capital has raised INR1 billion ($14.3 million) from a group of investors including Gaja Capital, Gawa Capital, the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, and US-based VC firm Patamar Capital (formerly Unitus...
LeapFrog Investments has raised $700 million for its third fund with a view to investing in healthcare and financial services companies in emerging Asia and Africa. It initially targeted a corpus of $600 million.
India's Blackbuck has gained traction with a digital platform that connects truckers with shippers. Achieving greater scale means convincing veteran fleet owners that the model can work for them
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
Indian health and fitness start-up CureFit has raised $75 million from a group of investors including Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital, and Chiratae Ventures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Indian online long-distance trucking marketplace BlackBuck has raised a $150 million Series D round led by Goldman Sachs and existing investor Accel Partners.
Asia Healthcare Holdings (AHH), a healthcare-focused operating and investment platform managed by TPG Growth, has agreed to acquire Nova IVI Fertility, an operator of in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinics based in India.
KKR and GIC have agreed to invest a combined INR20.6 billion ($295 million) for minority stakes in India-listed infrastructure investment trust India Grid.
Switzerland-based perfume and flavorings manufacturer Firmenich has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Indian seasonings business VKL Flavors, providing a full exit for True North.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to buy an Indian packaging manufacturer that provides tubes for 40% of the world's toothpaste. The goal is to turn it into a true multinational
Indian online lending platform and non-banking finance company (NBFC) InCred Financial Services has raised a INR6 billion ($85.9 million) Series A round led by Dutch development finance institution FMO.
South African internet conglomerate Naspers Group has agreed to exit its holding in MakeMyTrip, a US-listed Indian online travel agency, to Chinese travel services firm Ctrip.
Apis Partners has agreed to invest up to $110 million in L&T Infra Debt Fund (L&T IDF), a subsidiary of India’s L&T Finance Holdings focused on financing infrastructure projects in India.