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Fintech platform Helicap raises USD5m in strategic funding from Tikehau and PhillipCapital

Helicap, a fintech private investment platforms specialising in the alternative lending space in Southeast Asia (SEA), has raised USD5 million in a strategic funding round led by Temasek-backed international alternative asset management group Tikehau Capital, and integrated Asian financial house PhillipCapital, each with over USD35 billion in Assets Under Management (AUM).

Helicap, a fintech private investment platforms specialising in the alternative lending space in Southeast Asia (SEA), has raised USD5 million in a strategic funding round led by Temasek-backed international alternative asset management group Tikehau Capital, and integrated Asian financial house PhillipCapital, each with over USD35 billion in Assets Under Management (AUM).

The new capital will enable Helicap as a group to achieve its goal of democratising access to private markets and becoming the dominant digital private investment platform in Southeast Asia. Jean-Baptiste Feat, Global Co-CIO of Tikehau Capital and Grace Tang, Executive Director at Phillip Private Equity, will join Helicap’s advisory team, lending their expertise and network to Helicap’s founders and the broader team.
 
Helicap’s flagship private debt fund recently raised USD10 million from a regional bank-backed asset management firm, making it the fund’s largest single investor. The asset manager, which has approximately USD  20 billion in AUM, is looking at doubling its commitment to Helicap’s fund product.

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