Fund focus: BPEA Credit spins out, closes Fund III on $475m
Baring Private Equity Asia's credit unit has entered a new phase as an independent manager with a fund more than three times larger than the previous vintage
EQT sold its Europe-centric credit unit to Bridgepoint in 2020, having reasoned that the business was sub-scale in the context of the firm’s global ambitions and offered little competitive advantage....
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.