CLSA Capital Partners has invested $21.8 million for a minority stake in Resonance Eduventures, an Indian education specialist. It marks the fifth investment in India by the $333 million ARIA Investment Partners III and the 10th by the ARIA group of funds in the country.
Resonance was set up in 2001 and provides coaching for entrance examinations to students interested in pursuing graduation courses in the fields of engineering and medical sciences. It has a network of...
Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group has acquired a 4% stake in S.M. Entertainment, a South Korean music agency, for KRW35.5 billion ($29.8 million).
Oyo Rooms, an India-based budget hotel booking app backed by SoftBank Corp. and other VCs, has acquired industry rival Zo Rooms, which counts Tiger Global Management as an investor.
Chinese online hotel booking site eLong has agreed to buyout led by a consortium of existing shareholders, including Tencent Holdings and Ctrip. The deal values the company at approximately $647 million.
Singapore-based IMJ Investment Partners has raised JPY2 billion ($17.7 million) for a venture capital fund that will back start-ups in Japan. The full target is JPY6 billion.