Singapore GIC, China’s CIC, Korea’s NPS among top 10 largest investors in PE in 2018

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33 investors from Asia have allotted over $1B to PE in 2018.

India: Distressed asset funds eye buyout deals ahead of bankruptcy process

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In a recent deal, India Resurgent Fund (IRF), a JV between Piramal Enterprises and Bain Capital Credit, invested Rs 800 crore in Archean Chemical Industries Ltd, buying out its lenders


India: SeaLink Capital buys OrbiMed stake in Surya Children’s Medicare, injects $30m

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This is SeaLink’s second deal from debut fund after NephroPlus Health in August 2016.


India: TPG’s Growth’s The Rise Fund invests $70m in solar power co Fourth Partner Energy

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In 2015, the Hyderabad-based solar energy company had raised $2 million from clean tech fund, Infuse Ventures and others.


PH pension fund GSIS to continue infra investments via Macquarie-managed vehicle

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GSIS has committed to invest $314 million in Philippine Investment Alliance for Infrastructure (Pinai) fund,


Tencent leads 10% acquisition of PUBG-maker Bluehole for $500m: Report

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The deal values the South Korean games maker Bluehole at over $5 billion.


Australia: Oaktree Capital-backed DDH1 acquires Strike Drilling

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DDH1 continues to seek acquisition opportunities in the drilling space. 


Saudi Arabia’s PIF looks to invest in India’s infrastructure sector

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This comes against the backdrop of growing interest from sovereign wealth funds to invest in India.


Our focus continues to be Greater China, parts of Southeast Asia: Johan Bygge, EQT

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EQT Mid Market Asia III at $800m is looking at control investments in Greater China, SE Asia.


Australia: Blackbird Ventures leads $10m round in drone analytics startup Propeller Aero

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The round was joined by Sequoia China as well as existing major investors.