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Ofo raises $130m
October 10, 2016

October 10, 2016 Chinese bicycle-sharing platform ofo announced on Monday that it has finalized $130 million in C-round financing, including investors such as Chinese car-sharing service provider D...

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New Silkroutes: A New Challenge For A Former UOB Executive
October 07, 2016

October 7, 2016 New Silkroutes Group has formed a joint venture to develop private equity funds that will focus on healthcare and infrastructure in Asia. A former UOB banker will head the asset man...

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Inside Rocket Internet’s Ailing Startup Factory
October 07, 2016

October 7, 2016 In November 2015, Oliver Samwer had a new investment to pitch. The charismatic founder of Rocket Internet, a Berlin-based incubator famous for churning out copycat startups bas...

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New Silkroutes up 8% on private equity joint venture
October 07, 2016

October 7, 2016 INVESTMENT firm New Silkroutes Group, formerly Digiland International, is trading around 8 per cent higher after announcing a private equity joint venture with three other parties. ...

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CVC exec: ‘Scary’ demand for private equity will hit returns
October 07, 2016

October 7, 2016 Top CVC executive has predicted private equity will produce lower returns for investors in the future as the flood of money pouring into the asset class makes it harder for firms to...

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Blackstone Joins Move to Take Direct Stakes in Private-Equity Managers
October 06, 2016

October 6, 2016 The world’s largest private-equity firm by assets under management is looking to buy ownership stakes in its smaller peers.

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