GEF Capital backs India EV components supplier Electra EV
GEF Capital Partners, a spinout from Global Environment Fund, has invested USD 25m in Electra EV, an India-based electric vehicle (EV) components manufacturer controlled by Ratan Tata.
The private equity firm participated through its South Asia Growth Fund II, a USD 200m vehicle that backs small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in India and Bangladesh involved in sustainable agriculture,...
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.