Shanghai Jahwa United, a Chinese chemical products maker wholly owned by Ping An Insurance Group, has agreed to buy Mayborn Group – the UK-based manufacturer of Tommee Tippee baby bottles – from 3i Group.
Hong Kong-based energy investor Kerogen Capital has agreed to commit GBP44 million ($63 million) to UK-based oil and gas company Hurricane Energy.
Chinese textiles producer Shandong Ruyi Technology Group has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in SMCP Group, a French apparel retailer backed by KKR.
Japanese noodle maker Nissin Foods has agreed to buy a 17.3% stake in diversified UK grocer Premier Foods from Warburg Pincus for GBP90 million ($129.3 million).
Punch Powertrain took advantage of gaps in China's auto supply chain to become the leading independent transmission supplier. It has turned out to be a hugely successful investment for Gimv and Capricorn Venture Partners
When Italian machine parts manufacturer Marval came to Mandarin Capital Partners with an investment opportunity, the private equity firm had been quietly enhancing its profile on a canvass of multiple macro developments.
Several PE investors, including China’s New Horizon Capital and Europe-focused Gimv, have agreed to sell Belgium-based Punch Powertrain to Chinese real estate developer Yinyi Group at a valuation of around EUR1 billion ($1.1 billion).
Blippar, a UK-based developer of augmented reality, computer vision and artificial intelligence technology, has raised a $54 million Series D round to support its Asia expansion plans.
When Adam Black joined Doughty Hanson & Co seven-and-a-half years ago as partner and head of sustainability, the firm received 5-6 questionnaires per year from LPs on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. That number has since quadrupled.
The recent flood of Chinese strategic investment in Germany's industrial sector is reminiscent of the previous episode in 2012 - and the motivations are largely the same
KKR has acquired a majority stake in Gestamp Solar, a Spain-based developer and operator of solar plants that is looking to expand its business in Japan. The deal values the business at approximately $1 billion.
A Chinese consortium featuring Qihoo 360 Technology – which recently agreed a $9.3 billion private equity-backed take-private – is poised to acquire Norway-headquartered internet browser developer Opera Software for $1.2 billion.
Chinese state-owned conglomerate Beijing Enterprises Holding (BEHL) has agreed to buy EEW Energy from Waste, a German waste management company, from EQT Partners for EUR1.44 billion ($1.6 billion).
Go Scale Capital will continue to target international acquisitions, including in the US, despite the termination of a deal for Philips’ LED components and automotive lighting unit due to regulatory concerns.
Bain Capital spent 10 years restructuring Europe-based FCI - more than returning its capital from divestments in the process - into an Asia-focused electronics business
London-based Cocoon Networks, which is backed private equity firms China Equity Group and Hanxin Capital, has launched a GBP500 million ($720 million) venture fund to invest in UK and European technology start-ups.
AGIC Capital sees the $1 billion acquisition of KraussMaffei from Onex as just one example of the rich seam of cross-border deal flow available for Chinese investors in Germany
AGIC Capital, a private equity firm that focuses on China-Europe cross-border investments, has teamed up with two Chinese companies to acquire KraussMaffei Group from Onex Corporation at an enterprise valuation of EUR925 million ($1.01 billion).
L Capital, a private equity firm sponsored by luxury goods giant LVMH, will merge with consumer-focused GP Catterton to form L Catterton.
China Media Capital Holdings (CMC Holdings) and CITIC Capital have paid $400 million for a 13% stake in Abu Dhabi-based City Football Group (CFG), which owns the Manchester City Football Club and other related businesses.
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has launched a $100 million fund for investments in financial technology start-ups worldwide.
Billionaire investor Marc Ladreit de Lacharriere, the CEO of French financial services firm Fimalac, has bought a 5% stake in Warburg Pincus and become a senior strategic partner at the firm.
Singapore-based private equity investor Hera Capital has agreed to sell its entire stake in Shanghai and Singapore-based social media analytics firm ActSocial to Linkfluence, a European company with a similar remit.
Asia-Germany Industrial Promotion Capital (AGIC), a PE firm focused on China-Europe cross-border investments, has reached a first close of $550 million on its debut fund.