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Qraved, an Indonesia-based online restaurant booking platform, has secured an $8 million Series B round of funding co-led by US-based Richmond Global Ventures and China-based Gobi Partners.
The Carlyle Group has promoted Sunil Kaul to head of its Southeast Asia buyout operations following the sacking of Indonesia-focused Rajiv Louis, who was sanctioned for insider-trading activities while working at UBS.
Northstar Group is scheduled to reach a final close on its fourth fund – which targets Southeast Asia, with a particular focus on Indonesia – at approximately $800 million at the end of October.
Indonesian GP Falcon House Partners is targeting $300 million for its second fund and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) may once again come on board as an LP.
Vertex Ventures and Sinar Mas Digital Ventures have led a $12 million funding round for Indonesia-based online grocer HappyFresh.
Paine & Partners’ proposed exit from North America-based seafood business Icicle Holdings to a company owned by Indonesia’s Soetantyo family has been terminated.
Tom Lembong, former CEO and managing partner of Quvat Capital, has been made Indonesia's trade minister as part of a broader cabinet reshuffle by President Joko Widodo.
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Indonesian online catering start-up BerryKitchen has raised a $1.25 million Series A round led by Sovereign's Capital, with participation by existing investor East Ventures.
US early stage investor 500 Startups and Japanese gaming giant Gree have led an undisclosed Series C round investment in Indonesian game start-up Touchten Games.
Ardent Capital has committed $2.5 million to Bizzy, an Indonesian provider of business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce services.
A company owned by the Soetantyo family, which has extensive interests in Indonesia’s food sector, has agreed to buy North America-based Icicle Holdings from PE firm Paine & Partners.
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has re-upped in Indonesia-based distributed power specialist Maxpower Group, providing $60 million in equity and serving as joint lead arranger on a $222 million debt refinancing for the company.
Sandiaga Uno, one of the founding partners at Indonesia-focused GP Saratoga Capital, is scaling back his formal corporate roles with a view to launching a career in politics.
Saratoga Capital is focusing on infrastructure opportunities in Indonesia with a particular emphasis on power and telecommunications, according to Sandiaga Uno, one of the firm’s founding partners
Danareksa Capital expects to see increased deal flow from Indonesian state-owned enterprises (SOE) as the government moves forward with privatization plans, said Mohammad Afdal Pamilih, the firm’s president director
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has invested $42 million in Singapore-based TT International's (TTI) retail electronics business in Indonesia.
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Japan's Gree Ventures and East Ventures have led a undisclosed Series A round investment in Indonesian online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce start-up Kudo.
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and Indonesia's Pertamina Pension Fund have agreed to set up a joint venture private equity firm to invest in infrastructure and other projects in Indonesia.
China Minsheng Investment, a private equity firm set up last year by the former head of China Minsheng Banking Corporation, will lead a $5 billion investment in an Indonesian industrial park.