Northstar Group has reached a first close of approximately $260 million on its fifth Southeast Asia fund, which has an overall target of $800 million.
Singapore private equity firm Chartered Group has teamed up with Israel’s Ministry of Defense to launch a Japan-Israel cross-border technology fund targeting $500 million.
ADV Partners, a mid-market pan-Asian private equity firm, has recruited Rahul Bhargava as a managing director to lead coverage of Southeast Asia.
Investcorp has achieved a $275 million first close for an Asia food fund, a joint venture that also involves China Resources and Fung Strategic Holdings.
Malaysia’s COPE Private Equity has set up a MYR180 million ($41.5 million) investment program dedicated to supporting companies struggling with business stresses related to COVID-19.
KoinWorks, an Indonesian financial technology start-up primarily known for P2P lending, has raised $20 million in debt by selling convertible notes to existing investors.
Indonesian logistics platform Kargo Technologies has finalised a IDR504 billion ($31 million) Series A round led by Tenaya Capital, formerly the venture arm of Lehman Brothers.
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Quest Ventures, a Singapore-headquartered venture capital firm, has achieved the first close for a new fund. The target for the vehicle is $50 million.
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Indonesian venture capital investors Agaeti Ventures and Convergence Ventures have announced a merger to form a new firm, AC Ventures.
KKR is re-upping in Philippines-based financial technology company Voyager Innovations as part of a $120 million growth round.
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CVC Capital Partners has closed its fifth Asia fund at the hard cap of $4.5 billion. The firm said the step up from $3.5 billion for Fund IV reflects an expansion in its regional investment capabilities.
TaniHub, an online marketplace for farm products in Indonesia, has raised more than $17 million in a funding round led by Openspace Ventures and Intudo Ventures.
Singapore VC firm TNB Aura has launched an open-ended special situations fund that will support early-stage start-ups under financial pressure related to COVID-19.
Australian VC firm Square Peg Capital has joined a $27 million Series B round for Singapore-based healthcare technology provider Doctor Anywhere.
Ashurst has recruited Danny Tan from Allen & Gledhill to lead its investment funds practice in Asia Pacific. He will continue to be based in Singapore.
Singapore-based Vickers Venture Partners has confirmed a $200 million first close on its sixth global fund, which is targeting $500 million.
Amatil X Indonesia, the venture arm of Coca-Cola's joint venture in Indonesia, has invested in Indonesian logistics start-up Kargo Technologies. The size of the commitment was not disclosed.
Singapore's 8F Asset Management is taking sector specialization to a new level with a $358 million fund that focuses exclusively on salmon aquaculture projects
Horangi, a Singaporean cybersecurity specialist, raised $20 million in a Series B round led by Provident Growth, a Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm in Hong Kong.