Shanghai-listed Zhongji Investment Holding has won shareholder approval to acquire UK-based Jagex Games Studio, the VC-backed developer of online role-playing game "RuneScape," in a deal worth RMB1.63 billion ($240 million).
The Everstone Group has bought a majority stake in Indian pharmaceutical developer Rubicon Research for INR2.2 billion ($32.9 million), providing an exit for Kotak Private Equity.
Asia Pacific Medical Group (APMG), a medical platform owned by Bain Capital, has agreed to sell Singapore and Malaysia-based plastic surgery brand The Sloane Clinic to China Medical (International) Group (CMIG).
Several Korean private equity investors are poised to make a partial exit as Acushnet Holdings, owner of the Titleist and FootJoy golf brands, set a target of $463.9 million for its US IPO.
VC-backed Chinese data center provider GDS Holdings is seeking to raise up to $269.5 million in its NASDAQ IPO. The proceeds could reach $309.9 million if the overallotment option is fully exercised.
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has agreed to invest more than INR10 billion ($155 million) in India-based third-party logistics provider TVS Logistics, facilitating an exit for KKR and Goldman Sachs.
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Byron Group, an Australia-based manufacturer of emergency services transport vehicles and related equipment owned by Wolseley Private Equity, has been placed into administration.
Taiwan Optical Platform, a local telecommunication services provider, plans to acquire a majority stake in Eastern Broadcasting (EBC), a leading TV station in Taiwan controlled by The Carlyle Group, for NT$11.12 billion ($351 million).
ZTO Express, a China logistics operator backed by investors including Warburg Pincus and Sequoia Capital, has set a target of up to $1.33 billion for its US IPO.
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Azure Power, an Indian solar panel company backed by several PE investors, has raised $61.4 million in its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.
Thailand-based seafood supplier Thai Union Group has invested $575 million in Red Lobster, a US-based seafood restaurant chain majority-owned by Golden Gate Private Equity.
Ingham’s Enterprises, an Australian poultry producer owned by TPG Capital, is seeking to raise up to A$1.12 billion ($843 million) through a domestic IPO.
Early-stage VC firm Wavemaker Partners has made a full exit from Art of Click as Philippines-based mobile service developer Xurpas acquired the Singaporean mobile advertising player in deal worth $45 million.
Everstone Group has agreed to buy US-based customer relationship management (CRM) solutions provider CustomerContactChannels (C3) with a view to helping the company expand in India.
An investment vehicle controlled by China's Shenzhen Qianhai Financial Holdings (QFH) and Shenzhen Investment Holdings (SIHC) has agreed to buy Singapore-based reinsurer ACR Capital Holdings from its backers, which include Temasek Holdings, Khazanah Nasional...
China-based data center provider GDS Holdings, in which SBCVC and Ping An Insurance are minority shareholders, has filed for a NASDAQ IPO.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested $11 million in Indonesia-based Aneka Gas Industri as part of the gas production company’s domestic IPO.
Baring Private Equity Asia has acquired TA Associates’ remaining stake in Cath Kidston, taking control of the UK lifestyle retailer.
China-based logistics operator ZTO Express has filed for an IPO in the US. Sequoia Capital and Warburg Pincus are the most significant private equity backers with stakes of 7.2% and 6.1%, respectively.
Indian logistics provider Continental Warehousing has filed for a domestic IPO, setting up The Abraaj Group for a full exit. Warburg Pincus is expected to make a partial exit.
Indian fashion brand manufacturer and distributor Genesis Colors has filed an IPO that will provide a partial exit for private equity backers including Henderson Equity Partners, Mayfield India and InnoVen Capital.
Glenwood Private Equity and NH Private Equity have agreed to sell Korean consumer appliances manufacturer Tongyang Magic to SK Networks for KRW619 billion ($561 million).