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  • Lamoda Gets US$130 Million from Investment Consortium (CEE and CIS)

    Global private equity firm Summit Partners, American industrial group Access Industries and German conglomerate Tengelmann Group have collectively invested US$130 million in Russian online shopping service Lamoda. The investment is...Learn More

  • China E-Commerce Firm Lists on NYSE (Asia)

    Chinese e-commerce company LightInTheBox has held an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, reportedly raising US$79 million. The listing marks the first initial public offering of a Chinese company on a U.S. stock...Learn More

  • ACON Investments Exits Investment in InverCap (Latin America)

    ACON Investments, a private equity firm focused on the United States and Latin America, has exited its investment in Mexico’s InverCap Holdings, which manages independent Mexican pension fund manager Afore InverCap, in a...Learn More

  • Capital North Africa Venture Fund II Holds Its First Close (MENA)

    Moroccan private equity firm Capital Invest’s Capital North Africa Venture Fund II, a fund focused on providing equity and quasi-equity financing to local small- and medium-sized enterprises, has held a first close with over...Learn More

  • Oaktree Capital Buys Majority Stake in Cogent Glass (Asia)

    Oaktree Capital Management, a global alternative investment management firm, has invested approximately INR1.2 billion (approximately US$21 million) in India-based Cogent Glass, a pharmaceutical packaging company, acquiring a 60...Learn More

  • Housing.co.in Secures US$2.5 Million from Nexus Venture Partners (Asia)

    Indian venture capital firm Nexus Venture Partners has invested US$2.5 million in Indian online real estate search platform Housing.co.in as part of a pre-Series A round of financing. In addition to developing new technologies,...Learn More

  • Actis Invests US$290 Million in Chilean Wind and Solar Energy Project (Latin America)

    Africa, Asia and Latin America-focused private equity firm Actis has invested US$290 million for a 60 percent stake in Aela Energía, a Chilean wind and solar energy provider. Mainstream Renewable Power, a global wind and...Learn More

  • Goldman Sachs Invests US$135 Million in ReNew Power (Asia)

    The private equity arm of Goldman Sachs has invested US$135 million in ReNew Power, an Indian wind energy firm. This transaction follows two prior investments made by Goldman Sachs in ReNew in 2011, collectively totaling US$250...Learn More

  • Saratoga Founders’ New Investment Fund Targets Indonesian Growth (Asia)

    Indonesian private equity firm Saratoga Capital has listed an investment vehicle, Saratoga Investama Sedaya (SIS), on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, raising around US$151 million. The vehicle contains stakes in several of Saratoga...Learn More

  • BaltCap Invests in PostService Group (CEE and CIS)

    BaltCap, a private equity and venture capital firm focused on the Baltic countries, has invested EUR1.5 million (approximately US$2 million) in PostService Group, a privately owned postal operator in Latvia. PostService Group...Learn More