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January 26-27, 2021

Blackstone in USD262m Exit from Pátria via IPO; USD258m Close for SPE Capital’s North Africa Fund; Closes for TVS Capital, Novo Tellus, & Tata Capital  

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January 19-20, 2021

KKR Closes USD3.9b Asia Pacific Infra Fund; Yunfeng Invests USD300m in Chinese Edtech Yuanfudao; Intel, TPG Growth, EchoVC in USD85m Series B for Kenya’s Gro Intelligence  

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January 12-13, 2021

Tiger Global, SoftBank, and Alibaba in USD1.6b Series E for Chinese Edtech Zuoyebang; LGT Leads USD255m Series E for Brazilian Fintech Creditas; Mekong Closes on USD246m for Vietnam  

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December 22-23, 2020

Warburg Exits India’s Ecom Express & AU Small Finance Bank; DFC Invests USD300m in Africa Data Centers  

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December 15-16, 2020

Everstone Exits Burger King India & Singapore’s Everise; Carlyle & GIC Exit Brazil’s Rede D’Or via USD2.23b IPO  

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December 1-2, 2020

Fidelity, SoftBank, & Sequoia Invest USD1.7b in Chinese Logistics Player; L Catterton Exits Mexico’s Cholula via USD800m Sale to McCormick  

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November 24-25, 2020

GPEC 2021 Dates; OTPP & ADIA Target ASEAN Renewable Energy in USD1.25b Deal; CDC, DPI, EBRD Seed USD750m Pan-African Biopharma Platform  

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November 17-18, 2020

ARCH EM Partners in Secondary Deal for Africa’s CrossBoundary Energy; Legend, Lyfe, and IDG Back Chinese Biotechs  

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November 10-11, 2020

OTPP Leads USD267m Series C for China’s Pony.ai; Saudi Arabia’s PIF Backs India’s Reliance Retail with USD1.3b Investment  

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November 3-4, 2020

Warburg-Backed Broadband Operator Raises USD600m in Philippines’ IPO; Accel-KKR Reaches USD640m Close for EM Buyout Fund  

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October 27-28, 2020

KKR Invests USD386m in South Korean Water Treatment; Chinese Edtech Yuanfudao Secures USD2.2b Series G; Exits for Aqua, Comoé, Baring PE Asia, Innova, Abris  

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October 20-21, 2020

Gaorong Reaches USD1.15b Close for China VC Fund; Andreessen Backs Mexican Hospitality Startup in USD48m Round; Actis Backs Digital Infrastructure in South Africa  

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October 13-14, 2020

GIC & Sequoia India in USD100m Series D for India’s Razorpay; China’s CCV and Linear Reach Final Closes for USD Funds  

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October 6-7, 2020

GA, ADIA, Mubadala, TPG, GIC, & Silver Lake Co-Investors Commit USD3.4b to Reliance Retail; Permira, Mid Europa, & Cinven Partially Exit Poland’s Allegro via USD2.3b IPO  

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September 29-30, 2020

Actis Acquires 75% Stake in South Korean Data Center JV; Advent Reaches USD2b Close for LAPEF VII; BA Capital, Panlin, & Morningside VC Reach Final Closes for China Funds  

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September 22-23, 2020

Advent Exits Brazil’s Easynvest & Invests in Nubank; KKR Asian Fund IV Reaches USD11b+ First Close; Warburg Partially Exits India’s CAMS & Brazil’s Petz  

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September 8-9, 2020

Affirma Exits South Korea’s EMC Holdings for USD843m; Apollo-Led Consortium Acquires Stake in ADNOC Property Leasing for USD2.7b  

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September 1-2, 2020

GIC & Brookfield Acquire India’s Reliance Jio Infratel for USD3.4b; Pátria Reaches USD2b Final Close for Infrastructure Fund IV  

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August 25-26, 2020

Hillhouse, Swiss Re, Tencent Pump Combined USD1b+ into Chinese Health Care Companies; Innova Capital Exits Slovenia’s Trimo  

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August 18-19, 2020

Advent to Exit Brazil’s Quero-Quero via IPO for up to USD359m; Gaw Capital Reaches Combined USD900m Close for Asia Funds  

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August 11-12, 2020

Nexus VP, Omidyar, & Owl Exit WhiteHat via Sale to Byju’s; New York State Common Commits USD300m to KKR Asia Fund  

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August 4-5, 2020

Navis & Permira in Asian Education Deals; Apis-Backed African Fintech DPO Sells for USD288m; One Equity Leads USD200m Series A for Croatia’s Infobip  

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July 28-29, 2020

KKR & CICC Invest USD1.3b in Chinese Online Grocers; Brookfield, Valor, responsAbility Back Solar Projects in Brazil & India  

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July 21-22, 2020

Google Commits USD14.5b to India Digitization Fund & Jio Stake; Hillhouse Bets on Chinese EV & Health Care Companies  

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July 14-15, 2020

Helios & Fairfax Africa Merge; USD2.9b Close for Actis Renewable Energy; Sequoia Secures USD1.35b for India & SE Asia  

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July 7-8, 2020

Big Tickets from KKR & Carlyle in India; Exits for GA, Warburg, HPEF Capital, & Southern Capital  

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June 30-July 1, 2020

General Atlantic’s Bill Ford & CPP Investments’ Suyi Kim Join EMPEA Board of Directors  

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June 23-24, 2020

Abu Dhabi Gas Pipeline Assets Attract USD10.1b from OTPP, GIC, Others; KKR & Temasek Invest USD650m in Vietnam’s Vinhomes; Proparco & SocGen Invest USD34m in Actis’ Cameroonian RE Project  

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June 16-17, 2020

IFC Commits USD100m to Africa’s Zenith Bank; Matrix Partners Reaches USD750m Final Close for China VC Fund; L Catterton & TPG Invest USD850m in India’s Jio Platforms  

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June 9-10, 2020

DFC Commits USD130m to EM Funds; SoftBank Invests USD500m in Didi’s Autonomous Driving Unit; Baring PE Asia to Invest USD423m to Take India’s Hexaware Private  

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