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  • OPIC and Abraaj Capital Sign Commitment to Regional Small and Medium Enterprise Fund (MENA)

    The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has committed US$150 million to the Riyada Enterprise Development Growth Capital Fund (RED), managed by Aureos Capital, the global small- and mid-cap investing platform of the...Learn More

  • Carlyle, Multiples Invest US$41 Million in South Indian Bank QIP (Asia)

    The Carlyle Group and Indian private equity firm Multiples Alternate Asset Management have acquired shares in the qualified institutional placement of publicly-listed South Indian Bank. The placement, which raised INR4.43 billion...Learn More

  • Yamsafer Secures US$1 Million in Venture Capital (MENA)

    Palestine-focused venture capital firm Sadara Ventures has led a consortium of investors in a US$1 million Series A investment in Palestinian online travel service Yamsafer. Yamsafer was launched in 2011 and provides hotel booking...Learn More

  • Kaizen Commits US$4.5 Million to Indian School Management Firm (Asia)

    Kaizen Private Equity, an Indian private equity firm focused on the education sector, has invested INR250 million (approximately US$4.5 million) in Altus Learning, an Indian company that specializes in school management. Altus,...Learn More

  • RRJ Capital Invests US$50 Million in Chinese Biotech Firm (Asia)

    Singapore-based private equity firm RRJ Capital has reportedly invested US$50 million in Triplex International Biosciences, a Chinese manufacturer of pharmaceutical products. Triplex manufactures products that can detect Hepatitis B...Learn More

  • Innova Capital Will Invest in Polish Obstetrics and Neonatology (CEE and CIS)

    Central European private equity fund Innova Capital has invested in Ujastek Gynaecological and Obstetrics Hospital, a Polish provider of gynecological and obstetric care. The investment, which could exceed PLN150 million...Learn More

  • Nexus Venture Partners Closes Fund III (Asia)

    Indian venture capital firm Nexus Venture Partners has announced the closing of its third fund with US$270 million in commitments. The firm reported that Nexus III closed six months ago and includes endowments, foundations and...Learn More

  • GIC and Northstar Buy into Indonesian Oil (Asia)

    Indonesian investment firm Northstar Pacific Partners has invested US$200 million alongside Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) for a minority stake in Indonesian palm oil...Learn More

  • Darby Gets into Dall Deal (Latin America)

    Darby Overseas Investments, the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, has invested BRL35 million (approximately US$17.1 million) in Dall, a Brazilian supplier of foods and logistics services for hotel and offshore...Learn More

  • Tiantu Capital Invests in Sunshine Kitchen (Asia)

    Chinese private equity firm Tiantu Capital has invested RMB60 million (approximately US$9.4 million) in Chinese restaurant operator Sunshine Kitchen, which specializes in Cantonese cuisine. The investment, which was part of Sunshine...Learn More