Efficient Drivetrains produces powertrain systems suitable for electric vehicles and hybrids, leveraging automakers desire to meet emissions requirements without building costly in-house operations. H&A Asia Pacific is financing a wider geographic roll-out
Tink Labs, a Hong Kong-based start-up that provides hotel guests with free smart phones, has raised $125 million in a new round of funding led by existing investor FIH Mobile, a Hong Kong-listed unit of Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group.
Huasheng Capital, a private equity firm established by financial advisor China Renaissance, has led a Series C round of funding for Zmlearn.com, a Chinese K-12 online learning and teaching platform.
Baroque Japan, an apparel business majority-owned by CDH Investments and Chinese women’s shoe retailer Belle International, is seeking to raise around JPY30.86 billion ($307 million) through a Tokyo IPO.
The rise of e-commerce in China has placed traditional retailers under pressure, but private equity investors are still finding opportunities with concepts that integrate online and offline
With $2.1 billion to deploy from its third fund, FountainVest Partners is ready to write bigger checks and target more control deals as the China buyout opportunity - gradually - comes to fruition
MicuRx Pharmaceuticals, a Sino-US bio-pharmaceutical company, has raised a $55 million Series C round of funding led by Shanghai-based GP Healthcare Capital.
Meituan-Dianping, the China-based online-to-offline (O2O) services platform created through the merger of two rival groups, has agreed to acquire Qiandaibao, a VC-backed point-of-sales (POS) mobile payment start-up.
China has launched a RMB350 billion ($52.5 billion) private equity fund to restructure state-owned enterprises (SOEs) as part of efforts to improve operational efficiency and encourage industry consolidation.
Chinese private equity firm Orient Hontai Capital has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in US-based mobile marketing platform provider AppLovin in a transaction valued at $1.4 billion.
Asia-IO Advisors – a PE firm set up by Denis Tse, formerly of Lockheed Martin Investment Management, and Michael Prahl, a professor at business school INSEAD – has teamed up with New Horizon Capital spin-out Redview Capital to buy US communications...
Beijing Shanhai Capital Management has led a consortium of investors to acquire US-based microchip manufacturer Analogix Semiconductor for more than $500 million.
Infinity Group, a China-Israel cross-border private equity firm, has partnered with Chinese IT services provider Neusoft Corporation to launch a $250 million medical technology fund.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has signed an agreement with China’s National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC) to provide assistance to policymakers as they address the challenges presented by an aging population.
Zuoyebang, a K-12 focused education mobile app that spun out from Chinese online search engine Baidu, has raised a $60 million Series B round co-led by GGV Capital and Xiang He Capital, a new VC firm set up by a former executive at Baidu.
Boss Zhipin, a Chinese recruitment app, has raised a $28 million Series C round across two tranches of funding.
Operator, a US-based conversational shopping app, has closed a $15 million Series B round led by GGV Capital, which is intended to help accelerate its expansion in China.
Yao Ming-backed PE firm will grow the reach of kickboxing by emphasizing similarities to Chinese fighting styles
Hony Capital has agreed to invest HK$1.5 billion ($193 million) in convertible bonds issued by Lee & Man Handbags, a Hong Kong-listed handbag manufacturer, potentially taking its interest in the company past 80%.
FountainVest Partners has closed its third China-focused fund at the hard cap of $2.1 billion after approximately six months in the market
H&Q Asia Pacific has led a $7.8 million investment in Efficient Drivetrains (EDI), a US and China-based developer of electric vehicle (EV) systems and technologies.
The Taiwan government has declined to approve the acquisition of cable television provider China Network Systems (CNS) by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) and Far EasTone Telecommunications, asking the National Communications Commission (NCC)...
U51.com, a Chinese credit card management mobile app, has raised a $310 million Series C round led by A-share listed property developer Xinhu Zhongbao and domestic VC firm Tiantu Capital.
FirstP2P, a Chinese online peer-to-peer (P2P) financing site, has raised a $70 million Series C round led by existing investor CCB International.