China’s iQiyi.com, a video-streaming platform majority-owned by search giant Baidu, has raised $1.53 billion from a group of private equity investors through the sale of convertible notes.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has proposed an investment of up to RMB130 million ($19 million) in Chinese listed bank Qiongzhong Rural Credit Cooperative.
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The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has proposed a commitment of up to $57 million in Vietnam Prosperity Commercial Joint Stock Bank (VPBank).
EIG Global Energy Partners has invested in Senex Energy and will partner with the Australian oil and gas producer on several of its projects.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private investment arm of the World Bank, plans to invest up to $150 million in Thai lender TMB Bank.
Warburg Pincus has invested INR8.2 billion ($120 million) for a 14% stake in Indian listed film and retail entertainment company PVR, providing a partial exit for Multiples Alternative Asset Management.
Shenzhen Youkeshu Technology, a Chinese B2B services provider that targets at cross-border e-commerce platforms, has completed a RMB400 million ($56 million) Series C round of funding led by Founder H Fund and CITIC Goldstone Investment.
TA Associates has invested INR1.72 billion ($25.5 million) in listed Indian drug ingredients manufacturer Shilpa Medicare.
Emerging markets-focused private equity firm Tridevi Capital has invested $20 million in India-listed energy exploration company Deep Industries.
CDH Investments has committed $110 million to Sunpower, a China-based and Singapore-listed company that designs and manufactures energy conservation equipment.
KKR and Temasek Holdings have agreed to invest INR18 billion ($266 million) for a 3.9% stake in SBI Life, the life insurance subsidiary of the State Bank of India (SBI).
Japan-based private equity firm Whiz Partners has agreed to invest JPY2.4 billion ($22 million) in Tokyo-listed software and marketing products developer Albert.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has invested INR3.4 billion ($50.3 million) in Capital First, an Indian non-banking financial company (NBFC) backed by Warburg Pincus.
IMM Private Equity is one of seven investors that have acquired a combined 29.7% stake in Woori Bank, a Korean lender that has been under government control since 2001, for KRW2.4 trillion ($2.1 billion).
Chinese private equity firm Hony Capital has re-upped in Australia-listed oil and gas supplier Santos for A$159.2 million ($120.8 million).
Multiples Alternative Asset Management has agreed to invest INR7.4 billion ($110 million) in Arvind Fashions, the branded apparel distribution arm of listed Indian textile manufacturer Arvind.
Sequoia Capital China has agreed to invest RMB348 million ($51.7 million) in Gopher Asset Management, the alternative asset management unit of China’s Noah Holdings.
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) has invested THB1.6 billion ($45.6 million) in DSG International Thailand, a maker of baby and adult diapers.
Sino-Australian PE firm Wattle Hill RHC Funds has partnered with Chinese snack producer QiaQia Food to acquire a stake in Buderim Group, Australia’s largest ginger producer, for approximately A$26.1 million ($20 million).
SBCVC and the Hong Kong-listed unit of Chinese conglomerate CITIC Group have agreed to invest as much as HK$368 million ($47 million) investment in Digital Domain, which has interests in media and entertainment.
Hony Capital has agreed to invest HK$1.5 billion ($193 million) in convertible bonds issued by Lee & Man Handbags, a Hong Kong-listed handbag manufacturer, potentially taking its interest in the company past 80%.
Lindeman Asia Investment has joined China Reinsurance and People's Insurance Company of China in a HK$2 billion ($258 million) investment in Hong Kong-listed e-commerce company Cogobuy.
Shanghai Joyu Culture Communication, which operates Chinese VC-backed tourism booking site Lvmama.com, has raised RMB1 billion ($150 million) through a private placement on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), also known as the New Third...