WestBridge Capital Partners has invested INR77 million ($11 million) in Indian tableware retailer La Opala.
The Chinese government is considering new policies that could ban VC firms from investing in A-share listed companies, a senior official from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) told an industry conference.
New Zealand-listed health food and supplements producer Oceania Natural has secured HK$19.5 ($2.5 million) from a group of domestic and Chinese investors for the establishment of a Hong Kong subsidiary.
Hermed Capital Healthcare Fund, a PE vehicle managed by Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group and Korea’s SK Group, has committed $4 million to a China expansion drive by US-based Diamedica.
Nalanda Capital has sold shares worth INR4.4 billion ($65.1 million) in Indian industrial materials company Carborundum Universal.
KKR has agreed to invest INR5.2 bilion ($77.7 million) in Indian dairy products provider Kwality in a structured finance transaction.
Commodities-focused private equity firm Greenstone Resources has paid A$8.9 million ($6.7 million) for about a 20% stake in Australian coal and bauxite project developer Metro Mining.
Go Scale Capital, a technology-focused PE firm with links to GSR Ventures, has teamed up with US-listed solar power specialist SPI Energy on a $500 million project to build an electric vehicle (EV) battery projects business in China and globally.
China has moved to open up its markets to overseas private fund managers by allowing wholly foreign-owned enterprises (WFOEs) and joint ventures to raise capital domestically and invest it in private companies and the stock markets.
Korean GP Hahn & Company will assume majority control of Ssangyong Cement with the acquisition of a stake held by Japan-listed Taiheiyo Cement for KRW454.8 billion ($394 million).
US-based private equity firm Cartesian Capital has committed $20 million in project development financing to Australian mining company White Rock Minerals.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, will anchor a planned $200 million funding round for India's Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, committing up to $75 million.
KKR has made its first PE investment in Indonesia by acquiring a 10.4% stake in agri-food company Japfa Comfeed for $81.2 million.
Tencent Holdings and PAG have participated in a $300 million investment in US-listed Bitauto, an online marketing services company targeting China’s automotive industry.
China’s Tencent Holdings and Beijing Weiying Times Technology – an online ticketing platform in which Tencent is an investor – have committed approximately $85 million to YG Entertainment, a Korean record label and talent manager backed by L Capital...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has committed $68 million to Indian clinic chain Apollo Health and Lifestyle (AHL).
ChinaEquity Group, a private equity firm listed on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), has acquired a controlling interest in an A-share listed company in what could be an attempt to move to the larger exchange.
Temasek Holdings and Advent International have launched an open offer to acquire a controlling stake in Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals (CGCEL), the former consumer products unit of India's Crompton Greaves, for up to INR16.9 billion ($253 million).
Chinese state-backed Tsinghua Unigroup has withdrawn its NT$56.8 billion ($1.7 billion) offer to acquire a stake in Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL), a Taiwanese semiconductor testing and packaging company.
WestBridge Capital Partners has made a public offer to pay INR3.4 billion ($52 million) for a controlling stake in Indian snack maker DFM Foods.
San Diego-based cancer treatment developer Sorrento Therapeutics has raised about $150 million from a group of investors led by China-focused healthcare specialist Ally Bridge Group.
WestBridge Capital Partners has invested INR790 million ($12 million) in listed Indian footwear maker Relaxo Footwears.
J-Star has completed its takeover of Japanese drugstore chain Aisei Pharmacy in a deal valued at JPY11.4 billion ($101 million).
Hony Capital has agreed to sell its 11.72% stake in Australia-listed oil and gas supplier Santos to ENN Group, a leading Chinese privately-held gas distributor, for $755 million.