Industry Newsroom


  • WSJ Pro: Brazil Stands Out in Emerging Markets | Enhanced Healthcare Partners Raises $300 Million | EQT Goes Public

    Robust deal making in Brazil provided a bright spot amid a global slowdown in emerging-market private-equity activity during the first half of 2019, new industry data show. Private-capital firms invested a total of $3.11 billion...Learn More

  • EMPEA Releases 2019 Mid-Year Industry Statistics

    CHINA DECELERATION LEADS TO OVERALL SLOWDOWN IN EMERGING MARKET PRIVATE CAPITAL ACTIVITY Subdued investment in Asia’s largest market, as well as fewer large-cap pan-Asia funds raising capital, rein in total EM activity levels...Learn More

  • Centurium Capital Reaches USD2 Billion Final Close for Debut USD Fund

    China-focused private equity fund manager Centurium Capital has reached a final close for its first USD-denominated fund with USD2 billion in capital commitments. Investors in the fund include Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan,...Learn More

  • Genesis Reaches USD850 Million Final Close for Second USD Fund

    China internet-focused growth equity fund manager Genesis Capital has reached a final close for its second USD-denominated fund with USD850 million in capital commitments. Investors in the fund include development finance institution...Learn More

  • Kotak Invests USD925,000 in Supercraft3D

    Kotak Investment Advisors, the alternative investment arm of Kotak Mahindra Bank, has invested USD925,000 in a bridge round for Supercraft3D, a Singapore-based additive manufacturer of medical implants and supplies using 3D printing...Learn More

  • Openspace and Jungle Ventures Lead USD6 Million Series A for

    Southeast Asia-focused venture capital fund managers Openspace Ventures and Jungle Ventures have led a USD6 million Series A investment in SweetEscape, an Indonesia-based on-demand photography platform. Other investors in the funding...Learn More

  • Miaoshou Doctor Raises Funding from Starquest Capital

    China-based online health care services provider Miaoshou Doctor has completed a funding round led by China-focused private equity firm Starquest Capital, reportedly valuing the company at CNY7 billion (approximately USD1 billion)....Learn More

  • Airtel Africa Raises USD755 Million in IPO

    Airtel Africa, an operator of telecoms and mobile banking services throughout Africa, has raised GBP595 million (approximately USD755 million) in its initial public offering. The company sold 705 million shares on the London Stock...Learn More

  • Affirma Invests in Tirupati Medicare, Exits Loc Troi Group and Topaz Energy & Marine

    Emerging markets-focused private equity fund manager Affirma Capital has invested approximately USD40 million in Tirupati Medicare, an India-based developer and manufacturer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products. Tirupati plans...Learn More

  • Encourage Capital Reaches USD40 Million First Close for Encourage Solar Finance

    Global impacting investing firm Encourage Capital has reached a first close for Encourage Solar Finance with USD40 million in capital commitments. Investors in the fund include KfW, Capricorn Investment Group, the John D. and...Learn More