Exit opportunities are available for savvy investors in India, and market professionals say prospects are good in the long term. But GPs are likely to continue to find the near future difficult
China’s largest online travel site Ctrip.com has agreed to buy Skyscanner, an airfare comparison website backed by VC investors, in a deal valuing the UK-based company at approximately GBP1.4 billion ($1.74 billion).
Having lost out to KKR when bidding for Panasonic Healthcare two years ago, Mitsui & Co. seized upon a second chance to get involved and offer the company access to its global network of medical assets
Indian classifieds site Quikr has purchased Grabhouse, a rental property listing platform backed by Sequoia Capital and Kalaari Capital.
Thai agro-industrial giant Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has acquired frozen meals specialist Bellisio from US private equity firm Centre Partners for $1.1 billion.
KKR has sold a 22% stake in Panasonic Healthcare, a Japanese medical equipment manufacturer in which it acquired a majority interest in 2014, to Mitsui & Co. for JPY54.1 billion ($510 million).
Eight Roads Ventures India has invested $25 million in Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) IFMR Capital.
Wolseley Private Equity has agreed to sell its controlling stake in Australian building maintenance equipment company Facade Access to Swedish industrial sector supplier Alimak for A$120 million ($92.1 million).
Lazada, a Southeast Asia-based e-commerce platform founded by Germany's Rocket Internet and recently acquired by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, has bought Singapore-based online grocer RedMart.
Advent International has acquired a majority stake in Chinese mattress maker King Koil Shanghai Sleep System from CITIC Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum.
The Abraaj Group has agreed to sell a 66.4% stake in Pakistani utility K-Electric to Shanghai Electric Power (SEP), a subsidiary of China's State Power Investment Corporation, for $1.77 billion.
Japanese adhesives producer Lintec Corporation has agreed to buy US-headquartered labels manufacturer Mactac from Platinum Equity for $375 million.
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).
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.
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).
Fundraising hits a record quarterly high, thanks entirely to Chinese government-backed vehicles; Australia, Southeast Asia compensate for investment slowdown in China; India shines on exits
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.
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...
Baring Private Equity Asia has acquired TA Associates’ remaining stake in Cath Kidston, taking control of the UK lifestyle retailer.
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).