WI Harper and Matrix Partners have co-led a $4 million round of funding for SNS Plus, an Asia-focused gaming company. SNS Plus has published more than 60 games on Facebook and a further 15 on other social networking platforms.
This latest capital injection takes the company's total fundraising activity to $12.5 million. It was one of two Taiwan-based firms with which Intel Capital announced provisional investment agreements...
J-Star has closed its third Japan-focused buyout fund at the hard cap of JPY32.5 billion ($291 million), having launched the vehicle last summer with a target of JPY30 billion.
CDH Investments has teamed up with Hillhouse Capital on a proposed HK$53.1 billion ($6.8 billion) privatization of Belle International, a Chinese shoe retailer that it first backed in 2005 and took public two years later.
HQ Equita, a Germany-based mid-market buyout firm controlled by HQ Capital, has agreed the sale of transportation industry supplier Isolite to Japan’s Hitachi Chemical.
Japanese private equity firm NSSK has acquired Bunkasha Publishing, a domestic media group focused on manga comics in both print and digital formats.