China-focused GP CITIC Capital has teamed up with 3i Group to acquire Formel D - a German provider of vehicle testing and other support services to the auto industry - from private equity firm Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG).
3i signed an agreement two months ago to purchase the asset, and the transaction has now been approved by regulators. Following the closing, the GP introduced CITIC Capital as an investment partner. CITIC...
Australia-based turnaround investor Allegro Funds has reached a final close on its third fund at the hard cap of A$290 million ($218 million) as well as raising A$92 million for a sidecar vehicle.
Cathay Capital Private Equity has launched a RMB1.5 billion ($227 million) China automobile sector fund with cornerstone investments from Yangtze River Industry Fund and French auto supplier Valeo.
Eight Roads Japan has led a JPY2.45 billion ($21.6 million) funding round Tokyo-based online media start-up Candee.
Baring Private Equity Asia has finalized an agreement to sell its majority stake in Korean construction materials business Halla Cement to Asia Cement.