China’s Primavera seeks $1.5b for carbon neutrality fund
China-focused Primavera Capital Group is looking to raise approximately CNY 10bn (USD 1.5bn) for a carbon neutrality fund, emphasising the increased popularity of sustainability strategies among local private equity investors.
The fundraising process started earlier this year, according to a source close to the situation. The new vehicle will invest across the sustainability spectrum, from new energy supply to energy storage...
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.