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.
TPG Capital has bought a majority stake in Cancer Treatment Services International (CTSI), a US cancer treatment chain focused on India and South Asia. AVCJ understands that the firm paid $33 million for a 65% interest.
China-based VC firms IPV Capital and Tsing Capital have led a $26 million Series C round of funding for RayVio Corp, a US company that has developed an ultraviolet LED technology for use in hygiene products.
Taiwan-based hardware developer HTC has launched a global accelerator program with $100 million to support start-ups working on virtual reality (VR) applications.
US private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisors has acquired a majority stake in Silvergate Media with a view to expanding the company’s presence in China.
XIO Group, which targets assets in North America and Europe with a view to unlocking growth potential in emerging markets such as Asia, has agreed to acquire market research business J.D. Power for $1.1 billion.
US-based VC firm Eleven Zulu Capital has launched a $100 million fund targeting Asian technology and services-focused start-ups.
San Diego-based cancer treatment developer Sorrento Therapeutics has raised about $150 million from a group of investors led by China-focused healthcare specialist Ally Bridge Group.
Bain Capital has rebranded its credit investment and public equities divisions – Sankaty Advisors and Brookside Capital – under the Bain Capital name and announced changes to its senior leadership.
Early-stage venture capital firm Cherubic Ventures is targeting $120 million for its latest fund aimed at investments in the US and China.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a development finance institution backed by the US government, will provide up to $250 million in debt funding to Indian renewable energy producer ReNew Power Ventures.
Primavera Capital and J.C. Flowers & Co. have been confirmed as co-investors in a $13.1 billion all-cash offer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide submitted by China-based Anbang Insurance Group.
Lightspeed Venture Partners has closed its latest global fund at $715 million, and raised an additional $500 million for a follow-on vehicle.