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.
Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC), an investment vehicle controlled by Chinese entrepreneur Zhendong Liu, has offered to buy German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron for EUR670 million ($751 million).
Khazanah Nasional, an investment fund controlled by the Malaysian government, has opened a new office in London aimed at strengthening the country’s business development links with Europe.
UC Capital's Lions Growth Fund will give European manufacturers access to the connections and the capital in Asia they cannot get on their own.
UC Capital, a joint venture between Urdaneta Capital and Capvent, has launched a fund that will invest in European companies and help them open up new growth channels through exposure to India.
Now valued at $1.5 billion, PE-backed e-commerce marketplace Farfetch is said to appeal to brands that are beyond the reach of Amazon and Alibaba Group. It plans on bringing more of them to Asia