SeaLink Capital Partners and the International Finance Corporation have committed a INR 1 billion ($14.9 million) Series C round to India-based dialysis clinic chain NephroPlus.
The investment arm of Singapore's Economic Development Board (EDBI) has made an undisclosed commitment to an Asia Pacific expansion drive by US-based analytics company RetailNext.
Ford Motor Company has led a $24 million Series B round of funding for India-based car rental start-up Zoomcar, alongside existing investors Sequoia Capital, Nokia Growth Partners (NGP) and Empire Angels.
VIPKID, an English-language learning platform that connects North American teachers with students in China, has received an undisclosed investment from Bryant Stibel, a new VC firm launched by retired NBA star Kobe Bryant and his partner Jeff Stibel.
Goldman Sachs and South Korean mid-market focused PE firm EastBridge Partners have agreed to buy a majority stake in Korean cookware and kitchen appliances maker Happycall.
TA Associates has contributed to a $140 million round for Indian women’s apparel retailer TCNS Clothing.
US-based virtual reality broadcaster NextVR raises $80 million for expansion, mostly from Asian investors
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, is considering a $40 million investment in Chinese animal feed producer Anyou Biotechnology Group.
Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing app operator which is set to acquire its rival Uber China, has received a strategic investment from China Post, a state-owned enterprise operating the official postal service in the country.
K2VC, a Chinese early stage VC firm, has closed a new renminbi-denominated fund worth RMB1 billion ($150 million). It will target investments in growth-stage Chinese start-ups.
Indian budget hotel booking app Oyo has raised a INR4.1 billion ($62 million) funding round from existing investor SoftBank Group.
Meet You, a Chinese social networking platform for women, has completed a new round of funding worth RMB1 billion ($151 million), having removed its variable interest entity (VIE) structure in preparation for an onshore listing.
China’s IDG Capital Partners has agreed to take a 20% stake in OL Groupe, the holding company of French football club Olympique Lyonnais, for a total of EUR100 million ($112 million).
China’s Tencent Holdings and Hong Kong-based telecom company PCCW have made equity investments in STX Entertainment, a Hollywood film and TV studio backed by Hony Capital and TPG Capital's growth arm.
China Huace Film & TV has acquired a 35% stake in Xiao Hong Chun, a Chinese VC-backed video e-commerce platform, for $63.85 million.
Malaysian VC firm FirstFloor Capital has led a EUR13 million ($14.5 million) Series C round for Estonian energy storage system developer Skeleton Technologies to support its growth plans in Southeast Asia.
US-based PE firm Creation Investments Capital Management and Spain's Gawa Capital have led a INR1.6 billion ($24 million) funding round for Indian financial institution Fusion Microfinance.
As a single-country player with a dominant position across verticals ranging from transportation to payment, Indonesia-based Go-Jek is tipped to overcome its rivals. A consortium of investors has committed $550m to make this happen
With support from HNA Group, RocketSpace wants to take its San Francisco-based co-working space and accelerator model into new markets. China is the top priority
CDIB Capital has invested RMB200 million ($30 million) in Tutwo Outdoor, a multi-brand outdoor sporting goods retailer with more than 900 stores across China.
Alibaba Group has led a RMB267 million ($49 million) Series C round for Shandiangou.com, a Chinese mobile shopping and delivery app backed by several VC investors.
Fruitday, a Chinese VC-backed e-commerce site dedicated to selling imported fruit, has received RMB100 million ($15 million) in an extended Series D round from an investment fund backed by Shanghai-listed developer Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park.
Tencent Holdings, Baidu and JD.com have invested $550 million in China-based auto financing platform Yintai Capital. The business was launched by Bitauto, which previously received funding from the three internet companies as well as from PAG Capital.
Indonesian mobile ride-hailing and delivery platform Go-Jek has received $550 million from investors including KKR, Warburg Pincus, Farallon Capital and Capital Group Private Markets.