Singapore-based VC firm KK Fund has launched an accelerator that will help large companies develop new technology businesses through cooperation with regional start-ups.
Plenty of internet start-ups in Southeast Asia have been inspired by Chinese forebears, but transplanting ideas from one market to another is often fraught with complications
KKR has invested an undisclosed sum in Philippines-based telecom tower operator Pinnacle Towers with a view to helping it expand into a regional platform.
Hanoi-based SSI Asset Management (SSIAM) and Japan’s Daiwa Securities Group have reached a first close of undisclosed size on their third joint Vietnam private equity fund. The target is $100 million.
Atul Phull, who left Everstone Group in 2018 after a seven-year stint spent primarily on fundraising activities, has rejoined the India and Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm.
Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm Lombard Investments has launched its fifth flagship growth capital fund with a target of $250 million.
With China consuming more eggs per capita than its Western peers, Proterra Investment Partners sees strong growth potential for plant-based substitute Just Egg. The GP has committed $100 million to an Asia supply chain roll-out
Archipelago Capital Partners is playing a subtle but foundational role in Indonesia’s ongoing industrialization by taking the helm of longstanding chemicals producer Timuraya Tunggal
Hong Kong-headquartered VC firm MindWorks Capital expects to launch its fourth fund in the first half of next year with a target of $150 million.
Hamilton Lane has opened a Singapore office, which will be headed by Xiaying Zhang, the firm’s Hong Kong-based business development lead for Southeast Asia.
Philippines-based broadband provider Converge ICT has completed the country’s largest-ever IPO on the back of a tenfold expansion in the past four years as local consumers sign up to highspeed internet services previously unavailable to them.
Commercial Plastics Holding - the target of a rare Myanmar private equity buyout - is being positioned as a leader in the country's plastic bottle recycling industry
Indian tax and legal services firm Taxmantra Global has launched a Singapore-based VC unit called ProfitBoard Ventures and established a debut fund with $100 million in commitments.
9 Basil's predictions of distress in Southeast Asia have been realized faster than anticipated due to COVID-19. The Thai manager is now gauging the likely impact of social unrest
COVID-19 has forced start-ups founders in Southeast Asia – many of whom have never experienced a crisis before – to make tough decisions. For investors, it represents a key test of management credentials
A consortium led by Proterra Investment Partners has committed $100 million to the establishment of an Asian unit of Eat Just, the company behind the US vegan egg substitute brand Just Egg.
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) has led a $360 million equity investment in Singapore-based data center developer Princeton Digital Group (PDG).
Logistics operators navigating Southeast Asia’s challenging fragmentation against the backdrop of COVID-19 must embrace digital upgrades and flexibility in terms of service offering.
Singapore used car marketplace Carro has raised S$150 million ($110 million) in debt and equity, including an unspecified equity contribution from Japan’s MS&AD Insurance and Mitsubishi Corp.
Swedish private equity firm Summa Equity has acquired a controlling stake in Singapore-based biotech developer Sengenics for an undisclosed sum, setting up an exit for Japan’s SBI Holdings.
9 Basil, a Thailand-based GP launched last year by local multi-family office Blueprint Forest, has raised $120 million for its debut fund.
Delta Capital Myanmar, formerly PMM Partners, and Daiwa Securities Group have invested $12.6 million in Myanmar recycling business Commercial Plastics Holding (CPC).
Having previously relied heavily on Chinese investors, Thailand express delivery player Flash Express sought out local partners for its $200 million Series D as part of plans for domestic consolidation
AC Ventures, a recent merger of Indonesia’s Agaeti Ventures and Convergence Ventures, has reached a first close of $56 million for its debut fund as a combined group. The target is $80 million.