Golden Gate Ventures' Jeffrey Paine

Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures launches $10m crypto fund

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The fund, called LuneX Ventures, will invest in early-stage companies globally such as cryptocurrency exchanges and security providers.

Lack of competing small buyout funds helps pick underpriced deals, says Altair’s Gary Ng

Polaris Capital Group-backed Altair Capital, which recently hit the first close for its $150 million maiden ASEAN fund, remains confident that the lower-end mid-market presents significant opportunities, with very few firms being active in this space. 


CapitaLand’s C31 Ventures taps proptech to future proof property business

C31 Ventures has committed close to S$20 million ($14.6 million) in startups and venture capital funds since its establishment in 2016.


Singapore’s e-commerce enabler Synagie makes debut on Catalist

Synagie’s listing follows Ayondo, a Singaporean fintech firm, which made its market debut in May.


Healthcare PE Quadria Capital targets up to $700m investment capacity for new fund

The targeted pool of the fourth vehicle includes $100-200 million in co-investment capital.


LPs can bring more to the table in Asia as managers are new: Tsai, Hermes GPE

“The whole thesis for PE has changed. It used to be that private equity is cheaper than public markets, therefore, there is an arbitrage opportunity. This is no longer really the primary thesis anymore – it is no longer about access to capital, and it is more about having to be patient, and having the ability to hold out for a long period of time,” Tsai said.


Temasek leads $200m investment in US clean energy firm Cypress Creek

Temasek previously led a $450-million investment in the clean energy company in July 2017.


Singapore’s New Silkroutes, Vietnam’s EGroup set up healthcare JV

The JV will be set up in Vietnam as a network of dental facilities and dental clinics.


Singapore’s fintech platform Rate raises $15m in token sale from Matrix Partners, others

Proceeds will be used for technical product development and expansion to other markets.


Singapore’s Temasek becomes LP in US-based Ten Eleven Ventures’ second fund

The induction of Temasek will enable Ten Eleven to expand its global investment strategy into Southeast Asia.