Square Peg Capital, the Australia-based venture capital firm founded by the co-founder of job search site Seek is looking to expand overseas, with plans to invest up to A$100 million a year in Israel and the US.
Australasia | 18 Sep 2014 |
A private equity consortium including Canada's OPTrust Private Markets Group (OPTrust PMG) and Catalyst Direct Capital Management has acquired Australian bus route operator SkyBus.
Infrastructure | 08 Sep 2014 |
H&Q Asia Pacific has led a $16.7 million Series A round for US cloud insurance software provider One Inc.; Camp One Ventures and AGI Partners also took part in the round.
Technology | 04 Sep 2014 |
FountainVest Partners has acquired a controlling interest in Key Safety Systems (KSS), a US-based auto components manufacturer that has considerable exposure to China. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is participating as a co-investor.
Buyouts | 01 Sep 2014 |
Samara Capital has acquired a 45% stake in the Indian arm of US data storage firm Iron Mountain for an undisclosed amount.
South Asia | 14 Aug 2014 |
Baring Private Equity Asia, alongside Canadian private equity firm Altas Partners, has acquired a substantial stake in St George's University, a Grenada-based medical school.
North America | 08 Aug 2014 |
Chinese greenhouse vegetable producer Le Gaga has agreed to be taken private by a consortium including Sequoia Capital, hedge fund Yiheng Capital and the NASDAQ-listed company's chairman and CEO. The deal values the company at around $185 million.
Buyouts | 01 Aug 2014 |
Chinese GP Hony Capital has led a $50 million round of expansion funding for Deem, a San Francisco-headquartered cloud and mobile commerce company.
Expansion | 30 Jul 2014 |
India’s Helion Venture Partners has led a $6.5 million Series A round of funding for Workspot, a cloud-based administration platform that allows users to access business applications and data via mobile devices.
Venture | 23 Jul 2014 |
America’s two largest public pension funds each reported annual returns in excess of 18% largely driven by soaring domestic and international public equities, although private equity was the second-best performing asset class. `
Performance | 16 Jul 2014 |
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ and Fidelity Growth Partners have taken part in $24 million round for US-based Cloudian, a hybrid cloud storage solutions provider.
North America | 09 Jul 2014 |
Sino-US VC firm GGV Capital has led a $10 million Series B round funding for Curse, a US-based social networking platform that targets online gamers.
Venture | 09 Jul 2014 |
CITIC Capital Partners has acquired US-based dental business DDS LAB for an undisclosed sum. The Chinese PE firm has completed approximately 15 deals in the US but this is its first as lead investor.
Buyouts | 03 Jul 2014 |
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