Permira has exited its investment in Japanese agricultural chemicals maker Arysta LifeSciences to US chemicals firm Platform Specialty Products (PSP) for about $3.51 billion.
Europe | 21 Oct 2014 |
MID Labs, a US-based medical devices manufacturer that focuses on eye surgery, has received $51 million in funding from a group of investors to support its expansion into China.
Healthcare | 17 Oct 2014 |
Southeast Asian GP Navis Capital Partners has exited Trio Engineered Products, a Chinese-American maker of industrial processing equipment to UK-listed engineering firm Weir Group for $220 million.
North America | 16 Oct 2014 |
Chinese after-school tutoring provider TAL Education Group has teamed up ZhenFund, Yongjin Group and Silicon Valley VC firm Benchmark Capital to invest in an undergraduate education business in the US.
Consumer | 16 Oct 2014 |
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private is said to have led a $150 million Series E round investment in US e-payments start-up Square.
North America | 08 Oct 2014 |
China’s Anbang Insurance Group has agreed to buy the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York from Hilton Worldwide Holdings, a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group, for $1.95 billion.
Buyouts | 07 Oct 2014 |
Tech-focused GP Vista Equity Partners has agreed to buy TIBCO Software, the US-listed business software provider founded by Indian entrepreneur Vivek Ranadivé, in a deal worth $4.3 billion including debt.
South Asia | 06 Oct 2014 |
SPi Global, a Philippines-based business process outsourcing (BPO) provider owned by CVC Capital Partners, has agreed to sell its US healthcare business to Conifer Health Solutions in a deal worth $235 million.
Exits | 26 Sep 2014 |
Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) and Walden International have agreed to set up a $150 million venture capital fund with South Korea’s Small and Medium Business Administration (SMBA).
Fundraising | 18 Sep 2014 |
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 |
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