Bond, a US-based technology investment firm established by Silicon Valley stalwart Mary Meeker, has led a AUD 60m (USD 43m) Series C round for Australian telehealth platform Eucalyptus.
KKR has invested USD 45m in GrowSari, a Philippines-based company that helps micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) take their retail operations online.
WestBridge Capital has led an approximately USD 29m Series B round for Indian small business financial technology provider Vyapar. The company is now valued at around USD 118m.
EQT has sold Elevate, a Hong Kong-based environment, social, and governance (ESG) and supply chain services provider it has backed since 2016, to LRQA, a larger peer in the assurance space.
Asia Alternatives has reached a final close of USD 2bn for its sixth private equity fund-of-funds and several related vehicles. It is the firm’s largest raise since its inception in 2015.
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In leading a USD 82m cross-currency restructuring of a consumer-tech portfolio managed by China’s Bright Capital, Foundation Private Equity opted for a structure that is unusual yet prioritises alignment
China-based medical technology start-up SiBionics has raised CNY 500m (USD 79m) in a third tranche of Series C funding co-led by CPE and China Life Investment.
Invesco has led a USD 700m round for India-based on-demand delivery platform Swiggy at a reported valuation of USD 10.5bn.
BGH Capital has set the hard cap for its second Australia and New Zealand-focused fund at AUD 3.5bn (USD 2.5bn), having reached a first close of approximately AUD 3bn.
GLP, a regional logistics platform that makes private equity investments in ancillary businesses and technologies, has launched its debut Vietnam fund with USD 1.1bn in commitments.
Generation Asia Acquisition, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Roy Kuan, formerly Asia managing partner at CVC Capital Partners, has raised USD 200m through a US offering.
India’s M2P Fintech, a software provider that connects banking infrastructure to consumer-facing technology platforms, has raised USD 56m in Series C funding led by Insight Partners.
BRV Capital Management has led a KRW 170bn (USD 140m) Series C round for Green Labs, a Korea-based agricultural technology start-up seeking to digitalise the food production value chain.
Shoplazza, a China-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider specialising in cross-border e-commerce, has raised USD 150m in the first tranche of Series C led by SoftBank Vision Fund II.
China’s River Head Capital has achieved a first close on its second Innovation Growth Fund, a renminbi-denominated vehicle that has an overall target of CNY 2bn (USD 135m).
Lummo, an Indonesian e-commerce software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider for small businesses, has raised USD 80m in Series C funding led by Tiger Global Management and Sequoia Capital India.
The private equity arm of US and Korea-based NPX Capital has invested USD 43m in Korean digital cartoon studio Copin Communications.
Sequoia Capital China has raised a new economy infrastructure fund – which will invest in the likes of logistics, data centres, and life science parks – with Brookfield serving as the largest LP.
Linklaters has recruited Joel Seow, formerly a partner at Morgan Lewis, to launch a fund formation practice in Singapore.
Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) has sold Interplex, a Singapore-headquartered precision engineering business, to The Blackstone Group for an enterprise value of USD 1.6bn.
CapVest Partners, a UK-headquartered private equity firm that primarily invests in Europe and North America, has entered the race for Australian fertility care business Virtus Health with an AUD 650.1m (USD 469m) offer.
US-based Liberty City Ventures has led a USD 359m round for Hong Kong blockchain media company Animoca Brands at a pre-money valuation of USD 5bn, more than double its valuation in October.
Harmay, a China-based omnichannel beauty products retailer, has raised USD 200m across Series C and D rounds.