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TA buys into India-headquartered scientific informatics business Zifo amid ‘urgency’ for data-driven R&D

TA Associates has revealed its second deal in two days with the completion of a strategic growth investment in India-headquartered scientific informatics specialist Zifo RnD Solutions. The post TA buys into India-headquartered scientific informatics business

Long-serving exec Foisy named president at HKW Partners

Mid-market Indianapolis-based private equity firm HKW Partners has promoted Michael Foisy to president after 14 years with the firm. The post Long-serving exec Foisy named president at HKW Partners first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity

Actis agrees $1.55bn sale of Indian renewables provider Solenergi Power sale to Shell Overseas Investments

Sustainable infrastructure investor Actis has agreed to sell Solenergi Power, the flagship company for one of India’s largest renewable energy companies, to Shell Overseas Investments for $1.55bn. The post Actis agrees $1.55bn sale of Indian

TA Associates brings in ex-Softbank Vision Fund senior exec Gupta for Mumbai office

Private equity major TA Associates has hired former SoftBank Vision Fund investment director Vishal Gupta as a director in its Mumbai office. The post TA Associates brings in ex-Softbank Vision Fund senior exec Gupta for

The Proposed Private Fund Advisers Rule

Posted by Harvey L. Pitt, Kalorama Partners, LLC, on Thursday, April 21, 2022 Editor's Note: Harvey L. Pitt is Chief Executive Officer at Kalorama Partners LLC and its law firm affiliate Kalorama Legal Services PLLC,

KKR and Ontario Teachers’ Strengthen Commitment in India’s Road Sector

MUMBAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (“Ontario Teachers’”) today announced the signing of agreements under which Ontario Teachers’ will invest up to US$175 million (CAD220 million) in

DSG Consumer Partners holds first close for $120m-target fourth fund – report

DSG Consumer Partners has reached a first close on $63m on its fourth fund, AVCJ reported. The post DSG Consumer Partners holds first close for $120m-target fourth fund – report first appeared on AltAssets Private

Arkam Ventures holds final close for early-stage fund after being delayed by COVID-19 – report

Indian venture capital firm Arkam Ventures has closed a $106m early-stage fund, The India Times reported. The post Arkam Ventures holds final close for early-stage fund after being delayed by COVID-19 – report first appeared

Kotak Mahindra PE arm said to be raising a $1.5bn India-focused special opportunities credit fund

Kotak Investment Advisors, the private equity arm of Indian banking giant Kotak Mahindra Group is said to be back in the market for a $1.5bn fundraise, 50% increase from its predecessor. The post Kotak Mahindra

KKR Invests in Shriram General Insurance

JAIPUR, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, and Shriram General Insurance Company (“Shriram General Insurance”, “SGI” or “the Company”), a leading general insurance company backed by Indian financial services conglomerate Shriram Group and

KKR to buy 9.99% stake in Shriram eyeing India’s fast-growing general insurance industry

Global buyout major KKR has agreed to acquire a 9.99% stake in India's Shriram General Insurance saying it would position Shriram for continued growth in India's fast-growing general insurance industry. The post KKR to buy

MidEuropa partner Knorr on the Russian/Ukrainian war’s impact on the wider CEE region

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has lasted longer than some might have expected, and ongoing fallout from the war has inevitably afflicted investments. But despite all the factors shadowing the markets – rising commodity prices,

Warburg Pincus leads new investment in decarbonisation-focused project developer ClimeCo

Warburg Pincus and Heritage Group have led a new investment round for ClimeCo, which specialises in developing and trading environmental commodities and advising clients on emerging environmental market solutions. The post Warburg Pincus leads new investment

Blackstone, Trafigura’s $3bn investment talks fall through amid margin calls – report

Blackstone and global commodities trader Trafigura Group are said to have fell through talks aiming for a $2bn to $3bn investment from the buyout giant in the company's preference shares. The post Blackstone, Trafigura’s $3bn

Edtech giant Byju’s said to reach $22bn valuation with latest funding round

India's edtech giant Byju's has closed a $800m pre-IPO funding round at a valuation of $22bn, the Economic Times reported. The post Edtech giant Byju’s said to reach $22bn valuation with latest funding round first

Norrsken’s new Africa-focused tech fund is leaping on a giant opportunity other firms are missing

Africa’s booming, tech-savvy young population are being largely ignored by global venture capital investors, despite offering a golden opportunity to get in early in subsectors that have the potential to become world leaders in the

New venture capital investment help Indian fintech Money View to $625m valuation

India-based FinTech platform Money View has closed its Series D funding round on $75m, which values the business at $625m. The post New venture capital investment help Indian fintech Money View to $625m valuation first

SEC Proposes Additional Private Fund Disclosures

Posted by Ellen Kaye Fleishhacker, Robert Holton, and Patrick Derocher, Arnold & Porter LLP, on Friday, March 4, 2022 Editor's Note: Ellen Kaye Fleishhacker and Robert Holton are partners and Patrick Derocher is an associate

VC major Accel boosts commitment in India, Southeast Asia to $2bn with new fund close

Venture capital firm Accel has launched a $650m fund for India and Southeast Asia to capture the 'enormous opportunity to build breakout and innovative companies in the region'. The post VC major Accel boosts commitment

Amazon’s Indian partner Samara Capital plans new tech-focused fundraise – report

Amazon's Indian partner, private equity firm Samara Capital, is planning to raise up to $500m for a new Indian-focused fund, Bloomberg reported. The post Amazon’s Indian partner Samara Capital plans new tech-focused fundraise – report

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