SoftBank has led a $100 million Series B round of funding for Oravel Stays, the start-up behind Indian budget hotel booking marketplace OyoRooms.
Technology | 04 Aug 2015 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE), the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have formed an affordable housing joint venture with Indian real estate giant Shapoorji Pallonji.
Real estate | 03 Aug 2015 |
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has acquired a 35% stake in Brazil's Via Parque Shopping, a mall in Rio de Janeiro, for $41.89 million from developer Aliansce Shopping Centers.
Southeast Asia | 17 Jul 2015 |
CLSA Capital Partners has closed its third Asian real estate fund - Fudo Capital III - at the hard cap of $1 billion, exceeding its initial target of $850 million.
North Asia | 18 Jun 2015 |
Singapore online property portal PropertyGuru has raised S$175 million ($129 million) from TPG Capital, Australia's Square Peg Capital, and Indonesian media company Emtek Group.
Southeast Asia | 09 Jun 2015 |
Rahul Yadav, the controversial CEO of VC-backed Indian property listing platform Housing.com, has said he will transfer all his shares in the company to its employees.
South Asia | 14 May 2015 |
Warburg Pincus plans to invest $125 million into a joint venture (JV) formed with Indonesian property developer Nirvana Development to build shopping malls in the country.
Southeast Asia | 16 Feb 2015 |
Southeast Asia and India-focused GP Creador has paid INR1 billion ($16.2 million) for a minority stake in Ashiana Housing, a publicly-listed Indian property developer.
South Asia | 11 Feb 2015 |
Sequoia Capital has led a $60 million funding round for Wangzhu Corporation, an online construction services provider controlled by Chinese property developer Greentown Group.
Greater China | 09 Feb 2015 |
L Capital Asia, a PE firm sponsored by luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, has invested more than $100 million in a second round of funding for Sasseur Group, a Chinese outlet shopping mall developer.
Greater China | 23 Jan 2015 |
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has formed a joint venture with Chinese real estate developer Longfor Properties to invest in a mixed-used project in Jiangsu province, China.
Greater China | 13 Jan 2015 |
TPG Capital, PAG Asia Capital and their co-investor Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) have followed up their acquisition of DTZ, the property services arm of Australia-listed UGL, with the purchase of US-based Cassidy Turley.
Buyouts | 06 Jan 2015 |
The Blackstone Group is backing an investment platform launched by City Developments (CDL) that will enable the Singapore real estate firm to raise S$1.5 billion ($1.1 billion) in return for exposure to cashflows generated by properties on the resort...
Real estate | 16 Dec 2014 |
The Blackstone Group has bought General Electric's (GE) residential real estate business in Japan for JPY190 billion.
Real estate | 24 Nov 2014 |
TPG Capital-owned Australian poultry producer Inghams Enterprises has sold 31 properties to W.P. Carey, a US-based real estate investment trust, for A$157 million ($138 million).
Australasia | 17 Nov 2014 |
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