The economic argument for co-producing films with Chinese partners is compelling, but does the private equity industry have enough local and Hollywood savvy to take advantage of it?
"Transformers: Dark of the Moon," the third film in the sci-fi action franchise, took $56 million on its opening weekend in China last July, shattering the record set by "Avatar." Within three weeks ticket...
Lewis Rutherfurd of Inter-Asia Venture Management, Brooks Zug of HarbourVest Partners, Dan Carroll of Brooklands Capital Strategies, and Piau-Voon Wang on how private equity got started in Asia
Indian mid-market private equity firm Paragon Partners has closed its debut fund at $120 million.
Tencent Holdings has led a $40 million Series C round of funding for Shenzhen-based Ubtech Robotics, a humanoid robot maker backed by CDH Investments and Goldstone Investment.
Emerald Media, an Asian investment platform created by KKR, has led a $65 million Series B funding round for Thailand-based online retailing services company aCommerce.