XIO Group, a PE firm founded by several Asia-based investment professionals with a view to buying companies in North America and Europe and helping them tap emerging market opportunities, has agreed to acquire Israeli investment firm Meitav Dash for ILS1.48...
Pavilion Capital, a private equity unit of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has joined a number of Asian VC firms in a $19.5 million Series B investment in Singapore artificial intelligence (AI) company Appier.
American Express Ventures, the corporate VC arm of credit card company American Express, has led a $4 million round of funding in Indian financial technology start-up IndiaLends.
China cleantech-focused VC firm Tsing Capital and US-based SVC Angel Fund have formed a partnership with IngDan, an internet-of-things (IoT) platform that aims to connect hardware start-ups with supply chain resources in China.
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Novogene Technology, a Beijing-headquartered genomic services provider, has raised a $75 million Series B round from Chinese investors including CMB International, SDIC Innovation Investment and Shanghai Sigma Square Capital.
Angel Plus, a Chinese early-stage VC fund established by Michael Yu, co-founder of New Oriental Education, has launched a debut US dollar-denominated fund worth $100 million.
Lok Capital has led a INR450 million ($6.6 million) Series B round of funding for India’s HR Food Processing, which produces dairy products under the brand Oram.
Integral Corp. has acquired a majority interest in Aderans, a Japan-based provider of male and female wigs, for JPY17.1 billion ($150 million).
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Everbright Reinfore, a China-focused PE firm under the China Everbright Group umbrella, has led a RMB700 million ($102 million) Series B round for Beijing DS365 Technology, which operates an online retail portal.
Indian technology investor Kalaari Capital has invested $6 million across domestic start-ups, AffordPlan and Active Intelligence.
Inagora, a cross-border e-commerce platform that focuses on selling Japanese products, has completed a Series B round of funding worth $26 million led by World Innovation Lab (WiL), a US and Japan-based early-stage investor.
MBK Partners has submitted a tender offer for listed Japanese golf course operator Accordia Golf that values the business at approximately JPY102.5 billion ($912 million).
A fund controlled by China’s State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) has led a $260 million Series D round of funding for Innovent Biologics, a domestic biopharmaceutical company working on treatments for cancer, autoimmune disorders and heart...
Malaysian gym membership app KFit, whose VC backers include Sequoia Capital and Venturra Capital, has acquired Groupon Malaysia.
Asia Climate Partners, a fund set up by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Orix Corp, and Robeco Institutional Asset Management, has committed $20 million to US-based energy storage technology developer Fluidic Energy.
Early-stage VC firm WI Harper Group has teamed up with two Chinese investment funds – Luxin Venture Capital Group and Shandong Leader Equity Investment Fund – to launch a cross-border fund that will invest in start-ups in China and the US.
China-based private equity firm Pagoda Investment has led a $100 million Series C round of funding for domestic online used car trading platform Tiantian Paiche.
India’s Piramal Enterprises has invested INR5 billion ($73 million) in Indian renewable energy and telecom solutions company Acme Cleantech Solutions.
New Zealand artificial intelligence (AI) company Soul Machines has raised a $7.5 million Series A round of funding from investors including Horizons Ventures and Iconiq Capital.
KKR has partnered with Chinese property developer Sino-Ocean Group Holding to invest HK$1.5 billion ($190 million) in retail outlet developer and operator Beijing Capital Juda.
China Everbright has made an equity investment in Sichuan Dekang Agriculture Technology, a livestock farming company in China, through its renminbi-denominated mezzanine fund.
Tangdou.com, a Chinese online platform through which users can share their dancing experiences and join recreational dance groups, has completed a $20 million Series B round of funding across two tranches.