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Weekly Asia News (Friday)

E-Commerce and pharma companies attract dominant share of Indian PE investments in Q2

Thu, 03/07/2014 - 10:07

Private equity firms invested USD1,944 million across 88 Indian deals during the quarter ended June 2014, according to early data from Venture Intelligence. »


Rakuten Ventures launches USD10m global fund

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 14:05

Rakuten Ventures has launched a USD100 million global investment fund which will target investments in start-ups and companies in Israel, Asia Pacific, and the US. »

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China and Luxembourg fund and asset management associations sign MoU

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:42

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) and the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) designed to deepen their collaboration. »

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Kingdom Holding Company and PineBridge Middle East establish African JV

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:01

Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and PineBridge Investments Middle East are to establish a joint venture platform to invest in direct private equity opportunities in Africa. »

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China’s cross-border funding reforms to create wider investment opportunities, says Adamas

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 16:04

The AIM-quoted investment fund Adamas Finance Asia (ADAM) expects to benefit from newly-introduced reforms to ease controls on cross-border lending to Chinese businesses. »


Islamic Development Bank launches USD2bn IDB Infrastructure Fund II

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 12:07

The Islamic Development Bank has launched the USD2 billion Islamic Development Bank Infrastructure Fund II, the largest private equity infrastructure fund dedicated to the 57 member countries of the IDB. »


JHL Biotech closes USD35m series B financing

Fri, 20/06/2014 - 16:07

JHL Biotech has closed a Series B financing round of USD35 million, led by new investors Milestone Capital and a consortium of Taiwan venture capitalists and individuals. »


GoldenTree Asset Management opens Singapore office

Tue, 17/06/2014 - 15:00

GoldenTree Asset Management, an investment firm that manages alternative and traditional asset strategies for sophisticated institutional and high net-worth investors, has opened a Singapore office. »


Roark Capital-backed Wingstop opens first of 50 planned restaurants in The Philippines

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 14:07

Wingstop, which is owned by affiliates of Atlanta-based private equity firm Roark Capital, has opened the first of 50 planned restaurants in The Philippines. »

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Kingdom Holding Company and Caisse des Dépôts Group form investment partnership

Fri, 13/06/2014 - 12:01

Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) and Caisse des Dépôts International Capital (CDCIC) have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish an investment vehicle seeking to develop Saudi projects and ventures. »


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