The Riverside Company believes New Zealand’s Simcro has what it takes to build its animal health device business worldwide, and is using its global reach and long-term perspective to help the company succeed
Australia’s politically charged beef industry has attracted a wave of new investment, much of it driven by overseas buyers. As this interest elevates valuations and emotions, PE firms must capture value with care
Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC), an investment vehicle controlled by Chinese entrepreneur Zhendong Liu, has offered to buy German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron for EUR670 million ($751 million).
Singapore-based venture capital firm DMP has led a $3 million Series A round for Malaysian financial technology start-up Jirnexu.
Australia-based financial technology company Data Republic has received $10.5 million ($7.6 million) in funding from National Australia Bank (NAB), Westpac and Qantas.
Vision Knight Capital has led a $1 billion ($153 million) Series C round of funding for Weidai, a Chinese peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform that specializes on providing auto loans.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has committed $68 million to Indian clinic chain Apollo Health and Lifestyle (AHL).
Permira will buy a controlling stake in John Masters Organics (JMO), owner of the eponymous personal care brand, and its exclusive distributor in Japan and East Asia for an enterprise valuation of JPY37 billion ($336 million).
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has agreed to acquire a controlling interest in South Korean wastewater treatment specialist Kolon Water & Energy (KWE) for KRW88.6 billion ($74.9 million).
Ping An Good Doctor, a healthcare-focused mobile app controlled by Chinese Ping An Insurance Group, has raised $500 million in a Series A round of funding at a valuation of $3 billion.
The Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) has initiated development of a blockchain-based equities market settlement and registration system that is expected to facilitate exits for VC firms.
ChinaEquity Group, a private equity firm listed on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), has acquired a controlling interest in an A-share listed company in what could be an attempt to move to the larger exchange.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has committed up to INR1.4 billion ($20 million) to Indian microfinance institution (MFI) Grameen Koota.
Tantan, a Chinese version of US-based dating app Tinder, has completed a $32 million Series C round led by DST Global, Vision Plus Capital and LB Investment.
An investment in Taobao Movie is essentially a bet on how the company can leverage what Alibaba Pictures might become, as well as on the broader Chinese box office
Having previously developed its technology under the wing of NTT Docomo, Soracom went independent with World Innovation Lab's assistance and is now targeting global expansion
CLSA Capital Partners makes what is likely the first-ever private equity investment in a Japanese cram school
GGV Capital and Morningside Venture Capital have co-led a $32 million Series C round for Keep, a Chinese mobile app that provides fitness training programs.
Hong Kong-listed drug maker Fosun Pharmaceutical has made a non-binding proposal to acquire Gland Pharma, an Indian pharmaceutical developer backed by KKR.
AbbaLab, a Japanese start-up incubator focused on hardware prototyping in the internet-of-things (IoT) space, has launched a JPY1.5 billion ($14 million) fund.
China Everbright has acquired a 67.3% stake in Beijing Huichen Nursing Home Management, a healthcare services provider for more than 10,000 Chinese seniors.
Temasek Holdings and Advent International have launched an open offer to acquire a controlling stake in Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals (CGCEL), the former consumer products unit of India's Crompton Greaves, for up to INR16.9 billion ($253 million).
CDH Investments, Ant Financial Services and Sina Corp. have led a RMB1.7 billion ($260 million) Series A round of funding for the online movie ticketing platform of Alibaba Group’s Hong Kong-listed film and entertainment unit.
Tower Capital, a vehicle controlled by former 3i and Actis Capital Partners executive Danny Koh, is partnering with Temasek Holdings in a S$269 million ($196 million) takeover bid for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) operator Eu Yan Sang International.