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Observable, the Destination for Data Visualization, Launches With $10.5M Series A Funding Led by Sequoia and Acrew

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Covid-19, oversubscribed funds fuel interest in early secondaries

Early secondaries are tipped to become more plentiful in the coming months, as some LPs will want to offload undrawn liabilities while buyers look for alternative ways to get into oversubscribed, must-have funds. But market…

QED Investors Expands into India Market with New Hire to Lead Southeast Asian Investments

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The Limits of Corwin in the Sale of a Company to a PE Buyer

In In re MINDBODY, Inc. Stockholders Litigation, the plaintiffs challenged the merger (the “Merger”) pursuant to which private equity firm Vista Equity Partners acquired MINDBODY, Inc. (the “Company”). The key allegations were that the Company’s…

People and markets news in brief: November 12, 2020

StanChart's Sameer Chandra has died — ICBC Asia syndicate boss leaves — RHB names two senior posts — UBS chooses India head — StanChart's Robins retires — HKMA, IFC team up for green finance

India’s Gland Pharma scores record listing

Gland Pharma has completed India’s largest pharmaceutical IPO, a Rp65bn ($870.6m) deal that sailed through on demand from institutional accounts. But the issuer’s Chinese ties and a wobble in pharma stocks blunted retail investor interest.…

HKW hires ex-Goldman Sachs investor Ammar in tech investment push

Indianapolis-based mid-market private equity firm HKW has hired former Goldman Sachs investor Rick Ammar in a senior role to expand its tech investment efforts.

Google, Andreessen Horowitz back cloud-native networking company Isovalent

Isovalent, a cloud-native networking company, has launched its services to help enterprises connect, observe and secure modern applications with its Cilium product.

Long-time CEO of India’s biggest private bank joins Carlyle as senior advisor in Asia

Global buyout giant Carlyle has hired the former CEO of India's largest private sector bank as a senior advisor to the firm in Asia.

KKR Launches Renewable Energy Platform Virescent Infrastructure in India

New platform to own and operate a diversified portfolio of renewable assets in India MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global investment firm KKR today announced the launch of Virescent Infrastructure (“Virescent” or the “Company”), a newly created…

FreshToHome raises $121M – the largest ever Series C funding in India Consumer Tech

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SAIF Partners rebrands as Elevation Capital as it closes biggest India fundraise yet on $400m

Indian venture capital firm SAIF Partners has rebranded to Elevation Capital amid the $400m final close of its biggest India fund yet.

AnaCap strikes maiden India deal in education sector

The firm is launching a joint venture with real assets investor Cerestra Advisors to create a listed education infrastructure investment trust in the country

Banks, mutual funds receding from Indian debt is huge opportunity, Edelweiss says amid $900m fund close

Indian asset manager Edelweiss has hit a roughly $900m final close for its latest alternative credit fund targeting the country.

Diality Closes $12.5 Million of Series B Financing to Support Ongoing Development of a Portable System for Acute and Chronic Hemodialysis

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AnaCap seals debut Indian investment with education housing assets buyout, reveals Cerestra Advisors tie-up

AnaCap Financial Partners has sealed its first Indian investment through the acquisition of three K-12 school and student housing assets from the Jain Group of Institutions.

Acceldata Raises $8.5 Million Series A to Simplify Data Observability for Enterprise Analytics and AI

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Venture capital backers help pioneering Indian crypto exchange to $5m Series A round

Unocoin, which claims to be India’s first cryptocurrency exchange, has closed its Series A round on $55m.

PAG said to launch bulk drug platform with Anjan Drug buyout alongside CX Partners, Samara Capital

Asian private equity investor PAG has reportedly teamed with CX Partners and Samara Capital to buy a controlling stake in Indian drug maker Anjan Drug.

Razorpay becomes Indian’s latest tech unicorn thanks to new venture capital, sovereign wealth backing

Indian fintech Razorpay has become the country's latest unicorn after picking up $100m of venture capital and sovereign wealth fund financing.