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7 July 2015

Israeli high-tech exits hit 76% of 2014 value in just six months $

sphere-163623_1280 Exit activity in the high-tech sector of Israel has accelerated in the first six months of the year, already hitting more than 75 per cent of the value from the entirety of 2014.

7 July 2015

KKR back in race for Tesco South Korean discount unit after upping bid

track-462121_1280 KKR has rejoined the hunt for Tesco's South Korean discount unit Homeplus in a deal which could mark the biggest-ever private equity acquisition in Asia.

7 July 2015

Actis exits eight-year Mouka mattress investment to Abraaj

mattress-277906_1280 Emerging markets private equity investor Actis has sold its majority stake in Nigerian mattress brand Mouka to fellow buyout house Abraaj.

6 July 2015

VC-backed Chinese travel company Tongcheng bags RMB6bn from Wanda, CITIC Capital, Tencent

railway-19315_1280 Venture capital-backed Chinese online travel agency Tongcheng Network Technology has picked up another RMB6bn ($967m) of financing thanks to Wanda Group, Tencent Holdings and CITIC Capital.

6 July 2015

Chinese sovereign fund giant CIC ready to work with Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

bridge-731146_1280 Sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp is preparing to up its commitment to regional infrastructure by teaming up with the new Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, in the wake of three-year lows in its return figures.

3 July 2015

CDH-backed Chinese cookie, drinks maker eyes $1.5bn from Hong Kong IPO

cookies-448360_1280 CDH Investments-backed Chinese cookie and drinks maker Dali Foods Group is planning to raise up to $1.5bn through a Hong Kong IPO, it is understood.

2 July 2015

Qiming promotes loyal Hu to managing partner

pavilon-778083_1280 Chinese early-stage investment firm Qiming Venture Partners has promoted William Hu to managing partner after nine years with the firm.

29 June 2015

Vital Capital could collect up to $700m for second Africa-focused fund

africa-11117_640 Africa-focused private equity firm Vital Capital is eyeing $500m for its second fund, it is understood.

26 June 2015

Formation 8 continues fundraising frenzy with $400m-targeting Asia growth vehicle

number-437926_1280 Early-stage investor Formation 8 is in the market for a new $400m fund targeting growth investments in Asia.

26 June 2015

Lunar Capital targets $380m fourth fund amid rising Chinese consumer growth

full-moon-415501_1280 Consumer-focused Chinese buyout firm Lunar Capital Management is believed to be back in the market for a fourth fund targeting $380m.

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