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30 July 2014

Flipkart secures $1bn in GIC-backed round

India Indian e-commerce business Flipkart has raised $1bn funding round not long after securing a $210m round.

28 July 2014

Herding tendency in Chinese PE, VC has reached ‘mythic proportions’p

chinastatue_lrg Herd behaviour is a familiar enough phenomenon across the PE and VC world, but, the situation in China has reached mythic proportions. China First Capital explains the latest trends in the country.

24 July 2014

African PE, VC Association hires ex-Coller, EY employee Kelso to head strategy and research

africa The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has hired former Coller Capital and EY employee Dorothy Kelso as a director and head of strategy and research.

23 July 2014

Africa’s Ascent Capital closes East Africa fund on $50m

africa-grow-green-shoot Africa-focused private equity firm Ascent Capital has held a $50m final close for a new growth capital vehicle targeting East Africa.

22 July 2014

Blackstone-backed Patria pulls in $1.75bn for latest Brazil fund

south-america-map Blackstone-backed Brazilian private equity firm Patria Investimentos has reportedly held a $1.75bn hard cap final close for its fifth buyout fund.

22 July 2014

Sequoia leads $20m Series B for Chinese baby product e-retailer Miyabaobei

pregnant baby birth Global early-stage investment major Sequoia Capital has led a $20m Series B financing round for Chinese online baby product supplier Miyabaobei.com.

22 July 2014

Venture-backed Chinese luxury goods business Secoo gets $100m Series D round

Secoo handbags CMC Capital Partners has led a $100m Series D financing round for Chinese online luxury goods retailer Secoo.com.

22 July 2014

Warburg, Goldman set to take part in $2bn Chinese ‘bad bank’ stake purchase

china-chinese-mah-jong-game US buyout house Warburg Pincus and Goldman Sachs are reportedly among investors preparing to purchase up to 20 per cent of China Huarong Asset Management for up to $2bn.

21 July 2014

High-tech Israeli companies hit biggest quarterly funding high since 2000p

technology circuit capacitor electronic Israeli high-tech companies raised the highest quarterly amount of funding since 2000 in the second quarter of 2014, pulling in $930m from investors.

21 July 2014

TPG south east Asia affiliate Northstar nears $500m Fund IV first close

indonesia flag TPG Capital’s Indonesian private equity affiliate Northstar is reportedly ready to hold a $500m first close for its fourth fund.

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