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).
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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 private equity firm CSC Group has invested in Founders Factory, a London-based accelerator and incubator, with a view to getting exposure to artificial intelligence (AI) technology start-ups.
CAC Capital Management, a China-based private equity firm, has agreed to buy the local power cables business of Denmark-headquartered industrial conglomerate NKT for an enterprise value of EUR14.3 million ($16 million).
Chinese investors are showing increased interest in international football clubs, hoping to profit off their growing domestic fanbases
A PE-backed Chinese consortium has agreed to scale back its ongoing acquisition of the web browser business of Norway’s Opera Software to a value of $575 million. It follows a renegotiation earlier this year that agreed a $600 million deal as an alternative...
Malaysian VC firm FirstFloor Capital has led a EUR13 million ($14.5 million) Series C round for Estonian energy storage system developer Skeleton Technologies to support its growth plans in Southeast Asia.
Haixia Capital, an investment firm controlled by China’s State Development & Investment Corporation, is part of a Chinese consortium that will buy leading Italian football club AC Milan.
IDG Capital partners has led a consortium to buy Ledvance, the lamps business of German lighting manufacturer Osram, for more than EUR400 million ($440 million).
Permira has achieved a first close for its sixth global buyout fund, with about EUR6.3 billion ($6.9 billion) in commitments.
China Growth Capital has led a $10 million Series B-plus round of funding for Austria-based media company Juzi Entertainment. It brings the Series B to $25 million overall.
A PE-backed Chinese consortium has agreed a $600 million acquisition of the web browser business of Norway’s Opera Software after a full takeover bid worth $1.2 billion failed to attain government approval.
UK private equity firm Terra Firma will exit Odeon & UCI Cinemas for GBP921 million ($1.2 billion) to AMC Entertainment, a US-listed cinema chain operator owned by Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group.
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has joined a consortium to acquire French property services company Foncia for EUR1.8 billion ($2 billion).
Tencent Holdings has agreed to buy a majority stake in Finland-based mobile game developer Supercell, allowing SoftBank to exit its entire holding in the company in a deal valuing it at $10.2 billion.
KKR has sold its stake in French district heating provider Coriance to First State Investments, the asset management division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Sino-European investor AGIC Capital has acquired Italy-based Gimatic with a view to boosting sales of the company's robotics components in Asia
NXP Semiconductors, a Dutch chip maker listed in the US, has agreed to sell its standard products business to Chinese state-owned private equity firm Jianguang Asset Management (JAC Capital) and Wise Road Capital for $2.75 billion.
China Three Gorges Corporation has agreed to buy an 80% interest in one of Germany’s largest offshore wind farms from The Blackstone Group.
Navis Capital Partners and Symphony International Holdings have acquired Christian Liaigre Group, a French luxury furniture brand that is looking to expand in Asia, from Bridgepoint Development Capital for an undisclosed sum.
Chinese electronics retailer Suning has invested EUR270 million ($306.5 million) in a 70% stake in Italian football team FC Internazionale Milano (Inter Milan).
Eight Roads Ventures has led a $17.5 million Series B round for Japanese wheelchair and personal mobility device developer Whill.
Bruno Bézard, previously the head of France's Treasury Department, will join Cathay Capital and help the Sino-French PE firm launch a new fund.