Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) and Profex, a Chinese skincare company, have agreed to pay EUR48.3 million ($57.7 million) for a majority interest in Korres, a Greek specialist cosmetics manufacturer.
Nissos, an acquisition vehicle set up by MSPEA and Profex, will buy a 6.6% stake held by Giorgos Korres, the company’s founder, and 45.7% from other shareholders, according to a filing. MSPEA and Profex...
Investors appear to be discounting Asia risk in the face of rising political concerns, ranging from North Korea to Myanmar
Chinese electric vehicle maker CHJ Automotive has completed a RMB3 billion ($474 million) Series B round led by Matrix Partners China and Shougang Fund, an investment firm backed by state-owned steel producer Shougang Corporation.
Naspers has sold a small portion of its stake in Tencent Holdings – the Chinese internet giant in which it acquired an approximately one-third stake for $32 million 16 years ago – for HK$76.9 billion ($9.8 billion).
Shunwei Capital has led a $25 million Series B round for ScaleFlux, a hardware firm based in the US and China.