KKR makes $1.2b exit from Indian hospital chain
KKR has exited its entire interest in Indian hospital operator Max Healthcare Institute – nearly four years after assuming control of the business by merging it with an existing portfolio company – with proceeds of approximately INR 91.9bn (USD 1.15bn).
The private equity firm offloaded 260.2m shares through two block trades of equal size on August 16, priced at INR 353 per share, according to exchange data. KKR owned 48.64% – or 469.8m shares – of...
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.