Lighthouse seals partial exits from India's Nykaa with 14x return
Lighthouse Funds has generated a more than 14x multiple on its investment in India-based beauty e-commerce platform Nykaa following two partial exits in the past fortnight.
The private equity firm is said to have invested USD 16m in Nykaa, having led an INR 1.13bn (then around USD 15.8m) round in September 2018. It made a partial exit through the company’s INR 53.5bn IPO...
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.