SIG China and Meridian Capital will exit adSage Corporation after Shanghai-listed BesTV New Media agreed to acquire a majority stake in the digital advertising firm for $88.88 million.
Greater China | 21 Aug 2014 |
Creador has reached a final close on its second fund at the hard cap of $300 million. A rush of late commitments saw the Southeast Asia and India-focused GP exceed its projected $275 million total.
Fundraising | 21 Aug 2014 |
CITIC Capital Partners has acquired a controlling stake in King Koil Shanghai Sleep System, a Chinese mattress maker.
Buyouts | 21 Aug 2014 |
L Capital Asia, L Capital Asia, a private equity firm sponsored by French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, will invest KRW61 billion ($60 million) in YG Entertainment, the Korean record label and talent manager responsible for acts including “Gangnam...
PIPEs | 21 Aug 2014 |
Orios Venture Partners - a VC firm set up by Indian angel investor Rehan Yar Khan - has raised INR3 billion ($50 million) for its first fund.
South Asia | 21 Aug 2014 |
Former Groupon CEO for Hong Kong and Taiwan Danny Yeung raised a $10 million seed-stage investment fund following the launch of his new venture capital firm SXE Ventures.
Early stage | 21 Aug 2014 |
Orchid Asia has closed its sixth China growth capital fund, hitting the hard cap of $920 million after receiving more than $1.3 billion of interest from prospective LPs.
Fundraising | 21 Aug 2014 |
SEAF India Investment Advisors has acquired a significant minority stake in the Kolkata-based Guha Roy Food Joint & Hotel, which runs biriyani fast food chain Only Alibaba and fried chicken brand Baked & Fried.
Consumer | 20 Aug 2014 |
Australian pension funds are keen to invest in a raft of infrastructure privatizations, with some of the proceeds earmarked for new projects. But more can be done to get long-term capital into greenfield infrastructure
Infrastructure | 20 Aug 2014 |
The continued growth of the Asian economies means increased demand for energy. Major Asian countries and corporations are rising to the challenge and paying top dollar for almost every oil and gas interest they can lay their hands on – not to mention...
Industrials | 20 Aug 2014
The Blackstone Group has entered Southeast Asia's oil and gas space with an $800 million commitment to Tamarind Energy. Angelo Acconcia, managing director at Blackstone Energy Partners, explains the rationale
People | 20 Aug 2014
CITIC Private Equity has abandoned plans for a takeover of Singapore-listed Biosensors International, although it will remain an active investor in the medical device manufacturer.
Buyouts | 20 Aug 2014 |
Japanese mid-market GP Advantage Partners has acquired FMI Corp, an Osaka-based provider of kitchenware products and services.
North Asia | 19 Aug 2014 |
JD Capital has invested RMB600 million ($98 million) in Shenzhen International Enterprise for a 10.42% stake in the Chinese real estate developer.
Greater China | 19 Aug 2014 |
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