China’s Ministry of Finance and the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) - the country's internet oversight agency - have launched an internet-related investment fund with a target of RMB100 billion ($15 billion).
China Merchants Capital and Grand Fight Investment have co-led a $100 million Series C round of funding for Xueba, a Chinese education app that helps students understand homework exercises.
Chinese online grocery retailer Miss Fresh has raised $100 million in a Series C round of funding jointly led by Lenovo Capital and Zheshang Venture Capital.
Skadden has appointed Geoffrey Chan, formerly head of the Asia private investment funds practice at Ropes & Gray, as partner and head of its Asia Pacific investment management practice.
E-Shang Redwood (ESR), a pan-Asian logistics services company backed by Warburg Pincus, has moved into Southeast Asia with an agreement to buy 80% of Cambridge Industrial Trust (CIT), a Singapore real estate investment trust (REIT) with assets worth S$1.4...
China VC-backed UrWork, a co-working space provider for start-ups, has raised a RMB400 million ($58 million) Series B round of funding at a post-money valuation of about $1 billion.
With the pace of fundraising picking up in China's venture capital industry, offshore LPs face challenges keeping up with the latest developments
Valuations remain a key obstacle to securing secondary transactions in Asia, even as a generation of funds becomes a year older and still struggles to generate liquidity, but the market is also growing in complexity due to the nature of the assets on...
Chinese conglomerate Fosun International has entered a strategic partnership with Iron Pillar, an India-based VC firm focused on mid-stage technology companies, to make co-investments in India.
Shanghai-based Innotech Capitals, a PE arm of Innotech International Group specializing in advertising technology, has acquired US data aggregation platform Ad-Juster with a view to helping the company expand into Asia.
With its investment in Formula E, Yao Capital hopes to help electric car racing achieve some of Formula One's success, but with an emphasis on China, downtown circuits, younger fans, and environmentally friendly entertainment
CDH investments has acquired Tembusu Partners' stake in Ednovation and will commit more capital for a controlling position as it supports the Singapore pre-school operator's China expansion
Chinese internet companies increasingly see Southeast Asia as a market that can help counterbalance slowing growth back home. For certain business models, it is an expensive and time-consuming process
CVC Capital Partners has agreed to sell Chinese quick service restaurant operator Da Niang Dumpling Holdings to domestic hotel operator GreenTree Inns.
Bain Capital Private Equity has teamed up with Chinese supermarket chain Yonghui Superstores to buy Daymon Worldwide, a global retailer services company that specializes in areas such as branding, sourcing and marketing, for $413 million including debt.
Beijing Shiji Information Technology, a big data services provider for hotels, has acquired a majority stake in US-based ReviewPro, a VC-backed company with a suite of complementary products.
Moran Cognitive Technology, a China-based artificial intelligence (AI) start-up, has received $10 million in a funding round co-led by Matrix Partners China and Source Code Capital.
The China-CEE Fund, which is backed by China Exim Bank and invests in Central and Eastern Europe, has agreed to buy Hungarian fixed line telecom and broadband internet provider Invitel Group for an enterprise valuation of EUR202 million ($214 million).
Chinese asset manager CreditEase Wealth Management has reached a first close of $32.2 million on its second Israel-focused venture capital fund.
Chinese used car trading platform Uxin has raised $500 million in a new round of funding led by TPG Growth, Jeneration Capital and China Vision Capital.
Xiaoshouyi, a China VC-backed customer relationships management (CRM) platform, has raised a RMB280 million ($40 million) Series D round of funding led by Tencent Holdings.
CDH Investments has acquired a 36% stake in Ednovation, a Singapore-based operator of pre-schools in Southeast Asia and China, from Tembusu Partners in a deal said to be worth more than S$50 million ($35 million).
The Carlyle Group has promoted Sunil Kaul (pictured), who leads buyout operations in Southeast Asia, from managing director to partner. His is one of 62 senior promotions announced by the firm, of which 15 are Asia-based professionals.
Franchising out restaurant chains - one of the major objectives for the new PE-backed McDonald's China partnership - is a popular ploy for investors across Asia as they pursue scale. But it is not without risk