Miss Fresh, a Chinese online grocery retailer backed by Tencent Holdings, has raised RMB230 million ($36 million) in an extended Series B round led by domestic investor Yuan Yi Investment.
Start-up incubator Rocket Internet and Sweden's Investment AB Kinnevik have committed EUR300 million ($339 million) to their emerging markets-focused online fashion portal Global Fashion Group (GFG), at a valuation of EUR1 billion.
Helion Ventures and Ventureast have participated in a $12 million Series B round for Indian data security solutions provider Seclore.
ICICI Venture has invested INR 1.2 billion ($18 million) in specialty chemicals maker Anthea Aromatics for what AVCJ understands to be a significant minority stake.
Intouch Holdings, acting through its VC arm, InVest, has led a Series B round of funding for Thai restaurant review website operator Wongnai Media.
While most logistics start-ups dedicated to serving China's online food-ordering platforms hire part-time staff through crowdsourcing, Yummy Express recruits full-time employees to provide a consistent service
Bertelsmann India Investments has invested $5 million in Roposo, a domestic fashion-oriented social network and shopping app provider.
Following its $50 million Series C round, investors in Hua Medicine are waiting for the company to fulfill its potential as a poster child of innovation in China
EQT Partners wants corporate services provider InCorp Group to achieve greater operational efficiency as well as go on the acquisition trail in Asia
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Ant Financial, Alibaba Group’s online financial services affiliate, has completed a $4.5 billion Series B round of funding, said to be the largest-ever fundraise by a private internet company globally.
Two Chinese investment groups – Puji Capital and Jupai Holdings – have formed a joint venture (JV) to invest in Wanda Pictures, the film production and distribution division of domestic conglomerate Dalian Wanda.
IDFC Asset Management and consumer electronics manufacturer Micromax Informatics have led a INR1 billion ($15 million) Series C round for Indian digital payments developer TranServ.
US private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisors has acquired a majority stake in Silvergate Media with a view to expanding the company’s presence in China.
Harvest Fund Management has led a $50 million Series C round – which was more than 3x oversubscribed – for China-based clinical-stage diabetes treatment developer Hua Medicine.
China’s Hillhouse Capital has led a $50 million investment in Woowa Brothers, owner and operator of leading South Korean online food-ordering platform Baedal Minjok.
EQT Partners has invested in Singapore-based corporate services provider In.Corp Group with a view to consolidating the company’s local presence and driving regional expansion.
D&J Industrial Property, a Chinese business park developer co-founded and majority-owned by Warburg Pincus, has agreed to acquire a 40% stake in real estate investment firm KaiLong Group for an undisclosed sum.
Genesis Capital, a late-stage VC firm set up by the former head of Tencent Holdings’ investment unit, has led a RMB200 million ($30.8 million) Series C round for Tiebaobei.com, a Chinese online trading platform for second-hand machinery.
Roseonly, a Chinese start-up that specializes in selling rose bouquets online, has raised RMB190 million ($31 million) in a Series C round of funding led by Genesis Capital.
Hong Kong-based energy investor Kerogen Capital has agreed to commit GBP44 million ($63 million) to UK-based oil and gas company Hurricane Energy.
Weiche, a mobile app that targets car owners in China, has completed a RMB152 million ($24 million) Series B round of funding led by GRC SinoGreen Fund.
Maverick Capital Ventures, the VC affiliate of hedge fund Maverick Capital, has led a INR1 billion ($15 million) Series B round for Indian online pharmaceutical platform 1mg.
TPG Capital has led a $150 million round of funding for Indian microfinance lender Janalakshmi Financial Services.