Meituan-Dianping, the China-based online-to-offline (O2O) services platform created through the merger of two rival groups, has agreed to acquire Qiandaibao, a VC-backed point-of-sales (POS) mobile payment start-up.
Tokyo-listed kimono retailer Sagami, which is already subject to a tender offer launched by Aspirant Group, has received a competing bid from New Horizon Capital.
China has launched a RMB350 billion ($52.5 billion) private equity fund to restructure state-owned enterprises (SOEs) as part of efforts to improve operational efficiency and encourage industry consolidation.
Chinese private equity firm Orient Hontai Capital has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in US-based mobile marketing platform provider AppLovin in a transaction valued at $1.4 billion.
Wingate Private Equity and Sandbar Investments have acquired Australian digital media provider Medical Channel.
CVC Capital Partners has bought a controlling stake in Japanese assisted living, nursery school and cleaning services provider Hasegawa Holdings.
Asia-IO Advisors – a PE firm set up by Denis Tse, formerly of Lockheed Martin Investment Management, and Michael Prahl, a professor at business school INSEAD – has teamed up with New Horizon Capital spin-out Redview Capital to buy US communications...
Beijing Shanhai Capital Management has led a consortium of investors to acquire US-based microchip manufacturer Analogix Semiconductor for more than $500 million.
Infinity Group, a China-Israel cross-border private equity firm, has partnered with Chinese IT services provider Neusoft Corporation to launch a $250 million medical technology fund.
Vertex Ventures, the VC arm of Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has led a $6 million Series A round for Indian customer experience management platform CloudCherry alongside Cisco Investments, the corporate VC arm of Cisco Systems.
Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed to buy Australia-listed risk management and standards compliance business SAI Global for an enterprise valuation of A$1.24 billion ($940 million).
Anthem Asia is backing an expansion drive for Myanmar restaurant Rangoon Tea House (RTH) that will see the company offer services outside catering while developing new brands.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has signed an agreement with China’s National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) to provide assistance to policymakers as they address the challenges presented by an aging population.
Zuoyebang, a K-12 focused education mobile app that spun out from Chinese online search engine Baidu, has raised a $60 million Series B round co-led by GGV Capital and Xiang He Capital, a new VC firm set up by a former executive at Baidu.
Boss Zhipin, a Chinese recruitment app, has raised a $28 million Series C round across two tranches of funding.
Direct Capital will exit the bulk of its holding in New Zealand King Salmon as the seafood company seeks to raise up to NZ$77.5 million ($56.4 million) through a domestic and Australian IPO.
CVC Capital Partners has agreed to buy Logen, South Korea’s leading courier company focused on small to mid-volume customers, from Baring Private Equity Asia.
US-based venture capital fund Unitus Impact has joined a Series B round for Indian produce logistics firm Lawrencedale Agro Processing, operator of the fruit and vegetable brand Leaf.
Malaysia’s public sector pension fund, KWAP, has invested in US-based ride hailing app operator Uber Technologies. This is its first direct investment in a foreign company.
Operator, a US-based conversational shopping app, has closed a $15 million Series B round led by GGV Capital, which is intended to help accelerate its expansion in China.
Singapore-based UOB Group has joined a $72 million Series C round for Israeli equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd.
Yao Ming-backed PE firm will grow the reach of kickboxing by emphasizing similarities to Chinese fighting styles
Australian GP AirTree Ventures raises its latest fund to invest in tech start-ups across growth ranges
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%.