Anti-Corruption: Guidance for EM PE Practitioners

On 29 March 2012, EMPEA hosted a professional development webcast on Anti-Corruption Policies: What Every EM PE Practitioner Should Know, featuring perspectives from Norton Rose, Shearman & Sterling, SJ Berwin and White & Case. In this article, Jen Choi, EMPEA’s VP of Industry and External Affairs, shares some of… Read More

GSR Ventures, HGI Capital Invest in Online Cake Shop (Asia)

Shanghai-based Tiantian Company, which operates the B2C e-commerce cake company Le Cake, has secured US$10 million in Series A financing from Chinese early-stage and venture capital investors GSR Ventures and HGI Capital. The proceeds will be used to build the company’s brand and optimize its website and hardware system. Read More

Forus Health Raises US$5 Million (Asia)

Indian venture capital funds IDG Ventures India and Accel Partners have invested US$5 million in Series A funding for local medical technology and solutions company Forus Health. The company plans to use the financing to drive manufacturing and sales of its flagship product 3nethra (a portable, low-cost, non-invasive pre-screening… Read More

Tunisia’s Fidelium Launches Two Growth Capital Private Equity Funds (MENA)

Tunisian venture capital fund manager Fidelium Finance has launched two private equity funds dedicated to small- and medium-size enterprises in the country. Fidelium Performance is a TND50 million (approximately US$33 million) fund that will invest in companies via common shares or preferred non-voting investment certificates, equity securities, convertible bonds… Read More

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