Canadian investment services firm Pavilion Financial has agreed to acquire Altius Associates, a PE advisor and fund manager with a presence across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has named Suyi Kim and Deborah Orida as managing director, head of Asia and managing director, head of private equity Asia, respectively.
OrbiMed will consolidate its control of Canada-listed clinical equipment producer Response Biomedical in an C$11.1 million ($8.6 million) take-private deal including participation by Shanghai Runda Medical Technology.
NXP Semiconductors, a Dutch chip maker listed in the US, has agreed to sell its standard products business to Chinese state-owned private equity firm Jianguang Asset Management (JAC Capital) and Wise Road Capital for $2.75 billion.
Hamilton Lane has raised $210 million for a credit-focused strategic opportunities fund, exceeding the initial target of $150 million.
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group, a Beijing-based offline marketing service provider, will buy Smaato, a California-based mobile ad exchange backed by Singapore's EDB Investments (EDBI) and Singapore Press Holdings.
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Macau-based footwear component supplier ISA Industrial.
Brookfield Asset Management has reached a final close of $4 billion on its fourth global private equity fund.
Fosun Kinzon Capital, the VC arm of Chinese conglomerate Fosun International, has led a $20 million Series A round for uSens, a US-based developer of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) tools.
Permira has acquired personal care brand John Masters Organics to grow its presence in Japan and the rest of the world
Eight Roads Ventures has led a $17.5 million Series B round for Japanese wheelchair and personal mobility device developer Whill.
Top Tier Capital Management sees continued interest from Asian LPs in the US venture capital market, but newcomers to the asset class must learn to understand its workings and be prepared for setbacks
Intel Capital, the captive VC arm of Intel Corp, appears to have abandoned plans to offload some of its investments in technology companies, with Wendell Brooks (pictured), the unit’s president, saying there will be no major changes to the portfolio.
American Capital, which has a presence in Asia through its energy and infrastructure investment business, will be acquired by Ares Capital Corporation (ACC) in a deal worth $3.43 billion.
The former US ambassador to Japan and the ex-head of Andreessen Horowitz's growth investment practice have joined forces to help US start-ups gain traction in Japan
Permira will buy a controlling stake in John Masters Organics (JMO), owner of the eponymous personal care brand, and its exclusive distributor in Japan and East Asia for an enterprise valuation of JPY37 billion ($336 million).
B Capital Group, a VC firm launched by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and Raj Ganguly, formerly of Velos Partners and Bain Capital, has reached a first close on a US and Asia-focused fund, which has a full target of $250 million.
Mark Machin, head of international and Asia president at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), will become the pension fund’s next global president and CEO. The appointment comes as CPPIB’s annual report indicates a continued ramp up in its...
BigCommerce, an e-commerce software provider founded in Australia but now based in the US, has raised a $30 million Series E round led by GGV Capital. It has now received more than $155 million in funding.
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has made an LP commitment to KKR’s latest North American fund. The size of the investment was not disclosed.
Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed to buy a 35% stake in Telus International, the business process outsourcing (BPO) arm of Canadian telecom company Telus, at a post-deal valuation of C$1.2 billion ($930 million).
As Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan fortifies itself for the future, the LP is focused on playing an active role introducing innovations and progress to Asia’s private equity sector
BlackRock has raised more than $630 million for a direct co-investment buyout fund aimed in part at investments in emerging Asian markets.
US-based venture capital firm Mayfield has raised $525 million in capital across two global investment funds.