Hong Kong's Kerogen makes Israel energy investment
Kerogen Capital, a Hong Kong-headquartered GP specializing in international energy investments, has committed an initial $50 million to a planned $1.3 billion development in gas fields off the coast of Israel.
China’s CreditEase reaches $32m first close on Israel VC fund
Chinese asset manager CreditEase Wealth Management has reached a first close of $32.2 million on its second Israel-focused venture capital fund.
Israel's Yozma to invest $41m in Korean health tech start-ups
Israeli venture capital firm Yozma Group has agreed to invest KRW50 billion ($41.4 million) in Korean biotechnology and healthcare start-ups, starting in the first half of 2017.
XIO Group to acquire Israel's Meitav Dash for $387m
XIO Group, a PE firm founded by several Asia-based investment professionals with a view to buying companies in North America and Europe and helping them tap emerging market opportunities, has agreed to acquire Israeli investment firm Meitav Dash for ILS1.48...
Sequoia, Mayfield in $19m Series C for India's Knowlarity
Sequoia Capital India and Mayfield have participated in a INR1.3 billion ($19.3 million) Series C round for Indian cloud telephony solutions provider Knowlarity Communications.
ADIA to open Hong Kong office
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), a sovereign wealth fund of the government of Abu Dhabi, has announced plans to open an office in Hong Kong.
China’s Neusoft partners with Israeli PE firm for $250m medtech fund
Infinity Group, a China-Israel cross-border private equity firm, has partnered with Chinese IT services provider Neusoft Corporation to launch a $250 million medical technology fund.
Singapore's UOB backs $72m Series C for OurCrowd
Singapore-based UOB Group has joined a $72 million Series C round for Israeli equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd.
L Capital supports acquisition of global rights to Jones the Grocer
L Capital Asia has taken a significant minority stake in a company that has acquired the global rights to Jones the Grocer, a gourmet food retailer that originated in Australia.
China tech group launches Israel innovation fund
Chinese tech company Kuang-Chi has launched an Israel-based global innovation fund and is targeting a corpus of $300 million within the next three years.
China Everbright, Catalyst back 3D printing player
China Everbright and Israel-based Catalyst Private Equity have led a $25 million investment in 3D printing company XJet.
Global Brain in $13.1m round for US, Israel-based YouAppi
YouAppi, a mobile advertising analytics start-up based in Israel and the US, has raised a $13.1 million Series B round from a consortium of investors including Global Brain to support its Asia expansion.
China Everbright, Catalyst raise $200m for Israel fund
Catalyst CEL Fund, which is managed by Hong Kong-based asset manager China Everbright and Israel’s Catalyst Private Equity, has beaten its initial target of $200 million.
KKR sets up oil and gas services platform
KKR has set up an oil and gas services platform that will handle the engineering, maintenance, repair and overhaul needs of owners and operators.
China’s CreditEase reaches first close on Israel fund
CreditEase, a leading Chinese peer-to-peer (P2P) microcredit lender, has reached a first close of $30 million on its debut Israel-focused fund.
Fund focus: Vertex strengthens its global foothold
Vertex Venture Holdings will use its new $600 million allocation from Temasek Holdings to invest in Vertex family funds across the US, Israel and China
Vertex raises $600m for China, US, Israel investments
Vertex Ventures, the VC arm of Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has received $600 million from its parent to invest in start-ups in China, the US and Israel.
Samurai Incubate launches Israel accelerator
Tokyo-headquartered start-up accelerator Samurai Incubate is recruiting Japanese companies to participate in its three-month Israel accelerator program.
Hony, CITIC Goldstone support Bright Food's Tnuva deal
Hony Capital and CITIC Goldstone will cover close to three quarters of a RMB9 billion ($1.45 billion) private placement by Shanghai-listed Bright Dairy, which will be used fund the acquisition of Israel-based Tnuva Food Industries from its parent, Bright...
Asian LPs back Israel-based Viola’s $250m fund
At least six Asian investors are LPs in the latest fund being raised by Israel-based technology growth capital and buyout firm Viola Private Equity, which reached its targeted amount of $250 million.
Top Standard Chartered banker quits to raise PE fund
Viswanathan Shankar, Standard Chartered's group executive director and CEO for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Americas is leaving the firm to set up his own private equity fund.
China’s Alibaba backs Israeli venture fund
Alibaba Group has made an LP commitment to the latest fund being raised by Israel-based VC firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP). It comes two months after the Chinese e-commerce giant made its first director investment in Israel.
China’s Sailing makes partial exit from Israel-based Mobileye
China’s Sailing Capital has raised $77.5 million by selling a portion of its shares in Mobileye, an Israel-based road accident avoidance technology developer that went public in the US in August last year.
Global ambitions: China targets Israel VC
Chinese corporates and financial investors are gravitating to Israel in their quest for high-end technology. This has buoyed local VC activity and more cross-border expansion is likely to follow