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Jacqueline Wong

China brokerages lobby for buyout funds, alternative investment

Mar 02 2012

SHANGHAI, March 2 Chinese brokerages are lobbying the government to allow them to launch buyout funds and make alternative investments as the country's securities regulator plans to reinvigorate the struggling sector.

Vivo Ventures raises $375 mln in Sino-U.S. fund

Feb 17 2012

SHANGHAI Healthcare-focused venture capital firm Vivo Ventures said on Friday it would accelerate investment in Chinese and U.S. companies with a strategy of fostering collaboration between them, after raising $375 million in its seventh fund.

Shanghai launches U.S.-style OTC market, faces challenges

Feb 15 2012

SHANGHAI, Feb 15 Shanghai launched its own version of the U.S. OTC Bulletin Board (OTCBB) market on Wednesday, kicking off trading in the first batch of 19 start-ups outside the city's stock exchange.

Japan's SMFG to buy into China fund house: sources

Jan 06 2012

SHANGHAI Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), Japan's third-largest lender by assets, plans to acquire a minority stake in a mid-sized Chinese fund house to access China's struggling but still attractive mutual fund industry, two sources with knowledge of the deal said.

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