LP interview: British International Investment
British International Investment, formerly CDC Group, is doubling down on an already massive Asia program as it heeds the call for climate action. Specialist funds are the priority
Founded in 1948, CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution (DFI), claims to be the oldest organisation of its kind globally. Changing its branding for the first time ever last month was therefore...
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.