SEAF’s commitment to a farm-to-shop natural foods retailer highlights the idea that even sustainability-focused businesses may have room for improvement beneath the surface
Northstar Group, a Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm that counts Indonesia as its core market, is looking to raise $800 million for its fifth fund, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Warburg Pincus generated distributions of $2 billion from its China investments last year, a record annual total for its local operation.
Vietnam-based Mekong Capital has named Nguyen Thi Minh Giang (pictured, third right) as a partner with responsibility for talent and culture. It brings the number of partners at the firm to four.
US-based Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) has established a second venture capital fund for Southeast Asia with a corpus of $100 million.
GPs should be open and transparent with LPs about their previous difficulties in order to demonstrate an ability to learn from past mistakes, the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association’s (HKVCA) Asia Forum heard.
Indonesia trucking and warehousing platform operator Waresix has closed an extended Series A round at $25.5 million following new contributions from EV Growth and Jungle Ventures.
Fajr Capital, a Dubai-based private equity firm that makes investments in the Middle East and Southeast Asia, has exited its position in Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD).
France-based GP Tikehau Capital has exited its stake in Singapore workspace provider JustCo, achieving a net profit of S$27.7 million ($20.5 million) and an 8x return multiple.
Southeast Asia-focused Openspace Ventures has made its first investment in Thailand, co-leading a $10 million Series B round for financial technology player Finnomena alongside China’s Gobi Ventures.
Australian GP Five V Capital has agreed a A$100 million ($69 million) carve-out of Philippines business offshoring specialist MicroSourcing as a bolt-on for an existing portfolio company.
EQT Partners has confirmed an investment of undisclosed size in Health Management International (HMI), a hospital operator with a presence in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
The Riverside Company has exited one of its few remaining Asia Pacific investments outside of Australia with the sale of Malaysia-based specialty chemicals distributor DCM Asia.
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Indonesia-based early-stage investor Alpha JWC Ventures has closed its second fund oversubscribed at $123 million.
Resources industry private equity firm Denham Capital and Singapore-based power management company Nexif have jointly acquired a 94% stake in Vietnam’s Song Giang Hydropower.
Awak Technologies, a Singaporean start-up that makes wearable dialysis treatment devices, has raised $40 million co-led by Vickers Venture Partners and an unnamed medical technology company.
Cento Ventures picked 2C2P as the first investment under its late-stage strategy, having been one over by the company's B2B approach to digital payments
Temasek Holdings-owned Azalea Asset Management previously used debt structures to give high net worth investors PE exposure. Its $650 million fund-of-funds is the firm’s first direct equity offering
Japan’s Daiwa Securities and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group have joined a $50 million Series C round for Malaysian used car trading platform Carsome.
Fundraising, investment and exits in Asia are unlikely to match last year as pan-regional funds take a back seat, large-cap buyouts remain in short supply, growth-stage tech loses its edge, and IPOs flounder
Neuron Mobility, a Singapore-based e-scooter company, has secured a $18.5 million Series A round led by Australia’s Square Peg Capital and US-based GSR Ventures.
Vertex Ventures, a VC arm of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has received commitments of $180 million from Japanese investors for a fund-of-funds that will support its global portfolio of VC vehicles.