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
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).