India’s National Investment & Infrastructure Fund has acquired a controlling stake in PE-backed logistics player Continental Warehousing Corporation (CWCNSL) in a joint deal with Dubai-based port operator DP World.
The Carlyle Group has fully exited Greater China Intermodal Investments (GCI), its Asia-focused containership-building joint venture with US-based Seaspan Corporation.
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has exited its remaining stake in The Blackstone Group, ending an investment of nearly 11 years.
TPG Capital has made a partial exit from Inghams Group, the Australian poultry producer it acquired in 2013 and took public in November 2016.
Chinese PE-backed co-working space provider Ucommune, formerly known as UrWork, has acquired domestic industry peer Woo Space.
ChrysCapital has invested $20 million in Indian skin and hair products producer Curatio, providing a partial exit for its private equity backer Fulcrum Ventures.
Cathay Capital Private Equity and OrbiMed have exited Echosens, a France-based medical diagnostic equipment company owned by China’s Inner Mongolia FuRui Medical Science, to European PE firm Astorg.
Hong Kong is proposing to loosen its listing requirements - with a view to attracting Chinese technology IPOs - in a measured way. However, changes of such significance are rarely implemented smoothly
Shares held by venture capital investors will be subject to a shorter lock-up period after their portfolio companies list on Chinese stock exchanges in a move designed to encourage long-term investment.
Bilibili, a China-based video-streaming platform backed by a handful of PE and strategic investors, has filed for an US IPO.
Indian women’s apparel retailer TCNS Clothing has filed for an IPO that will provide a partial exit for private equity investor TA Associates.
TA Associates has made a full exit from SpeedCast, the satellite telecommunications provider it acquired in 2012 and listed in Australia two years later.
Cerberus Capital Management has agreed to acquire the Australasian division of international financial services company Bluestone Group in an all-cash transaction. It will facilitate an exit for a PE unit of Lloyds Bank.
Tokio Marine Capital has agreed to sell its entire stake in Tonichi Kosan, a Japanese manufacturer of parts used in construction and agricultural machinery, to machinery wholesaler Wakita & Co.
Sunlands Online Education Group, a post-secondary and professional education services business backed by Primavera Capital, has filed for a US IPO.
KKR has sold the majority of its stake in Indian coffee shop and restaurant chain Coffee Day Enterprises for INR4.1 billion ($62.6 million).
Chinese mobile dating app operator Momo, which has been listed on NASDAQ since 2014, has agreed to buy 100% of VC-backed industry peer Tantan in a cash and stock deal.
Cathay Capital Private Equity, a cross-border PE firm focusing on China, Europe and the US, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in German auto-parts maker E. Winkemann from Equistone Partners Europe.
Ezaki Glico, a Japanese food company that markets a number of branded snack products, has acquired a majority stake in chocolate maker TCHO from US growth and venture capital firm Emil Capital Partners.
Chinese private equity-backed online content platform Toutiao has acquired Faceu, a camera app that has received funding from IDG Capital and Lightspeed China Partners.
Taiwan Liposome, a venture capital-backed manufacturer of pain medication and treatments for eye conditions, has filed for a NASDAQ IPO.
Australia-listed Super Retail Group has agreed to buy 100% of Macpac, a New Zealand-headquartered outdoor apparel and equipment supplier owned by CHAMP Ventures, for NZ$144 million ($107 million).
Indostar Capital Finance (ICF), an Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) backed by Everstone Capital and other PE investors, has filed for an IPO.
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