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  • Warburg Pincus Reaches USD4.3 Billion Final Close for Second Southeast Asia and China Fund

    Global private equity fund manager Warburg Pincus has reached a final close for Warburg Pincus China-Southeast Asia II with commitments of USD4.3 billion. Investors in the fund include public and private pension funds, sovereign...Learn More

  • Enterprise Investors to Exit 3S to Play Communications

    Poland-based telecom operator Play Communications has agreed to acquire a 100 percent stake in Poland-based telecom services provider 3S Group for EUR96 million (approximately USD109 million) from Central and Eastern Europe-focused...Learn More

  • Brookfield Acquires Two Wind Farms for USD72 Million

    Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative investment manager, has reportedly acquired two wind farms from India-based renewable energy company Axis Energy Ventures for INR5 billion (approximately USD72 million). The wind farms...Learn More

  • CureFit Secures USD120 Million in Series D Funding Round

    India-based health and fitness startup CureFit Healthcare has raised USD120 million in a Series D funding round led by existing backers Chiratae Ventures, Accel, Kalaari Capital, and Oaktree Capital. New investors Epiq Capital,...Learn More

  • Baring Vostok Acquires 5 Percent Stake in Tealsy

    Russia- and CIS-focused private equity fund manager Baring Vostok Capital Partners has acquired a 5 percent stake in Tealsy, a Russia-based online grocery wholesale marketplace. Tealsy’s founder, Andrey Krivenko, also founded...Learn More

  • HarbourVest Raises USD500 Million via CERPI Listing

    Global private markets asset manager HarbourVest has raised USD500 million in capital commitments via the listing of a Certificado de Proyectos de Inversión (CERPI) on the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV). The CERPI, listed under the...Learn More

  • Warburg Pincus Sells Partial Stake in ICICI Lombard for USD227 Million

    Global private equity fund manager Warburg Pincus has sold a 3.2 percent stake in India-listed insurance company ICICI Lombard General Insurance. Warburg sold approximately 14 million shares for INR1,100 (USD16) per share, returning...Learn More

  • EMPEA Releases Private Credit Solutions: A Closer Look at the Opportunity in Emerging Markets

    Download press release NEW EMPEA REPORT HIGHLIGHTS GROWING IMPACT OF PRIVATE CREDIT INVESTMENTS IN EMERGING MARKETS Washington, DC, 15 May 2019: A new report, released today by EMPEA at the IFC’s 21st annual Global Private...Learn More

  • EMPEA Releases 2019 Global Limited Partners Survey

    Download press release More than half of surveyed limited partners (LPs) plan to commit more capital to emerging market private equity (EM PE) in the next two years, the first time the rate has surpassed 50% since 2014. This...Learn More

  • CITIC Capital Partners Acquires Huangzhou UCO Cosmetics

    CITIC Capital Partners, the private equity arm of CITIC Capital Holdings, has acquired Huangzhou UCO Cosmetics, a provider of digital marketing and e-commerce services to the beauty and personal care sector in China. The company,...Learn More