As China’s pace of growth slows, with the threat of US tariffs looming, private equity and venture capital firms are feeling the pinch and as a result so too are cash-strapped small businesses. Photo: EPA

Winter is coming for China’s private equity as market rout slashes start-up firms’ valuations

  • Fresh cash raised by PEs and VCs plunge more than 70 per cent in China in the first nine months, as the state cracked down on debt
  • Five years of funding frenzy has come to a halt, as froth was squeezed out of the bubbly market
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As China’s pace of growth slows, with the threat of US tariffs looming, private equity and venture capital firms are feeling the pinch and as a result so too are cash-strapped small businesses. Photo: EPA
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