An all-Australian consortium comprising IFM Investors and AustralianSuper has acquired a 50.4% interest in a 99-year lease of Ausgrid, New South Wales’ (NSW) electricity distribution network, for A$16.2 billion ($12.3 billion).
IMM Private Equity has closed its third Korea-focused fund at approximately KRW1.25 trillion ($1.15 billion), having seen an uptick in foreign investor participation compared to the previous vehicle.
With Japan's demographic crisis promising more labor shortages, CLSA Capital Partners hopes to ride a coming wave of growth in the staffing services industry
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.
The Indian government has launched a INR600 million ($9 million) fund-of-funds to support domestic start-ups in rural and agriculture-focused industries.
Waterman Capital has invested in New Zealand-based food delivery platform My Food Bag (MFB).
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.
Chinese vacation rental platform Tujia, which has several VC and PE investors, has acquired the homestay businesses of travel websites Ctrip and Qunar, strengthening its already dominant position in China’s accommodation sharing market.
China Everbright (CEL) and IDG Capital Partners have acquired a 9.3% stake in China UnionPay Merchant Services (UMS), a third-party payment provider, for RMB2 billion ($297 million).
Doumi, a China-based platform that helps people find part-time jobs, has raised $40 million in Series B funding from Hillhouse Capital, Tencent Holdings, Baidu, and food and agribusiness conglomerate New Hope Group.
Singapore's Temasek Holdings has committed $250 million to hospital operator Columbia Pacific Management for a joint venture in China.
Trustbridge Partners has led a $30 million Series B round for US-based genetic testing company Veritas Genetics.
CITIC Capital and several domestic investment funds have contributed $850 million to Tencent Holdings’ acquisition of a majority stake in Finland-based mobile game developer Supercell.
Chinese boutique investment bank and advisory firm CEC Capital Group – formerly known as China eCapital – has agreed to buy US-based counterpart Siemer & Associates (S&A).
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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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China-based B2B liquor-trading platform Yijiupi has raised a $100 million Series C round led by existing investor Greenwoods Asset Management.
When VIG Partners acquired Korea-based Samyang Optics, the company was a camera lens manufacturer with untapped potential. It is now looking to challenge the global elite
DCL Investments, a spin-out from China-focused distressed debt and special situations investor Shoreline Capital, has closed its debut fund with more than RMB3.7 billion ($500 million) in commitments.
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Multi-channel networks that raise online content creators' views are expected to thrive as profit-sharing spreads among video platforms. AID hopes to take advantage with its investment in Freedom! Network
SafetyCulture, an Australia-founded developer of mobile software for safety inspectors, has raised A$30 million ($23 million) in Series B funding from a group of investors including Index Ventures and Blackbird Ventures.
South Korea’s Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA) has allocated $120 million to US mezzanine funds managed by Crescent Capital Group, Falcon Investment Advisors and GoldPoint Partners.