AGIC raises $1.2b for second Europe-Asia fund
AGIC Capital, a private equity firm that focuses on cross-border investments along the China-Europe axis, has closed its second fund with $1.2 billion in commitments.
According to AGIC, the new fund was largely subscribed to by existing investors. The firm closed its debut vehicle on $1 billion in 2017, with a strong Asian following. China Investment Corporation (CIC)...
Co-Stone leads $43m round for China biosynthesis player
Co-Stone Capital Management has led a CNY 300m (USD 43m) Series B round for Readline, a Shenzhen-based company that specialises in synthetic biology.
Australia’s Heal Partners closes debut fund on $137m
Australia’s Heal Partners, a health, education, and lifestyle-focused venture capital firm, has closed its first fund on AUD 200m (USD 137m). The target was AUD 100m.
US regulator gets access to Chinese audits
The threat of delisting that has haunted Chinese companies that trade on US exchanges appears to have receded after the US regulators announced they had gained full access to the audits of these companies for the first time.