China’s HNA Tourism Group has agreed to invest $500 million for a 24.1% stake in Tuniu, a US-listed Chinese online package tour provider that has several PE and VC investors.
Greater China | 24 Nov 2015 |
China National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund (IC Fund), a national fund established to promote the domestic semiconductor industry, has agreed to pay RMB2.4 billion ($376 million) for a 24% stake in a unit of domestic electronics manufacturer...
Greater China | 24 Nov 2015 |
PremjiInvest - the family office of Wipro Enterprises chairman Azim Premji - and Singapore's Temasek Holdings have agreed to pay INR19.5 billion ($296 million) for a 6% stake in the life insurance unit of ICICI Bank.
South Asia | 17 Nov 2015 |
Providence Equity Partners has paid INR2.4 billion ($36.4 million) for a 6.35% stake in Indian cable TV operator Hathway Cable and Datacom held by Macquarie Bank.
South Asia | 16 Nov 2015 |
China's Hony Capital will buy A$500 million ($381 million) worth of shares in Australia-based oil and gas supplier Santos, as part of the company's bid to cut debt by raising A$3.5 billion.
Australasia | 09 Nov 2015 |
The India unit of Canada-based Fairfax Financial Holdings has agreed to buy a 44.66% stake in chemicals manufacturer ADI Finechem for approximately INR1.3 billion ($20 million).
PIPEs | 09 Nov 2015 |
TVS Capital has paid INR810 million ($12.5 million) for a 4% stake in Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) held by Bessemer Venture Partners.
South Asia | 28 Oct 2015 |
Financial Technologies (FTIL) has agreed to sell its remaining 5.46% stake in India Energy Exchange (IEX) to Milltec, a portfolio company of Multiples Alternative Asset Management, completing its exit from the company.
South Asia | 26 Oct 2015 |
Legend Holdings, the largest shareholder in Hong Kong-listed China Auto Rental (CAR), has transferred part of its shares in the company to Ucar Technology, a Chinese chauffeured car service provider.
Greater China | 14 Oct 2015 |
Electra Partners Asia's exit of Zensar Technologies to Apax Partners brings to an end one of the longest investment holding periods ever seen in the region's private equity industry
Exits | 14 Oct 2015
Apax Partners has acquired a 23.2% stake in India-based Zensar Technologies for $129 million, providing an exit for Electra Partners, which has been an investor in the business since 1997.
Exits | 12 Oct 2015 |
Singapore-based Nalanda Capital has bought an approximately 2% stake in compressed-air equipment manufacturer Elgi Equipments for INR420 million ($6.5 million).
South Asia | 12 Oct 2015 |
China’s state-backed Tsinghua Holdings has agreed to pay $3.78 billion for a 15% stake in Western Digital, a US-based disk drive manufacturer.
Greater China | 02 Oct 2015 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity has paid INR1.5 billion ($22.9 million) for a 9.74% stake in India's Prime Focus, a publicly listed company that provides creative and technical services to the visual entertainment industry. The purchase raises its stake...
South Asia | 25 Sep 2015 |
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