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...
Summit Private Equity has contributed to a $50 million investment in Australia-listed potash project developer Elemental Minerals.
Temasek Holdings and Advent International have closed their open offer for Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals (CGCEL), the former consumer products unit of India's Crompton Greaves, having failed to acquire a controlling stake in the company.
CVC Capital Partners has once again entered into a partnership with Indonesia’s Lippo Group, agreeing a IDR2.2 trillion ($165.7 million) deal to invest in Siloam International Hospitals, which is controlled by the Riady family-owned business.
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.