Eight Roads Ventures India and US-based F-Prime Capital - both of which are controlled by Fidelity - have joined a $30 million investment in Singapore and India-based drug manufacturer Eywa Pharma.
PAG Asia Capital has agreed to invest in Paradise Group Holdings, a Southeast Asia-based restaurant chain with over a dozen brands and more than 60 outlets.
Thailand-based seafood supplier Thai Union Group has invested $575 million in Red Lobster, a US-based seafood restaurant chain majority-owned by Golden Gate Private Equity.
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) has invested THB1.6 billion ($45.6 million) in DSG International Thailand, a maker of baby and adult diapers.
Singapore-listed energy trading company New Silkroutes Group (NSG) has formed a joint venture with three parties to develop private equity funds targeting healthcare and infrastructure in emerging and developed Asia.
Early-stage VC firm Wavemaker Partners has made a full exit from Art of Click as Philippines-based mobile service developer Xurpas acquired the Singaporean mobile advertising player in deal worth $45 million.
An investment vehicle controlled by China's Shenzhen Qianhai Financial Holdings (QFH) and Shenzhen Investment Holdings (SIHC) has agreed to buy Singapore-based reinsurer ACR Capital Holdings from its backers, which include Temasek Holdings, Khazanah Nasional...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested $11 million in Indonesia-based Aneka Gas Industri as part of the gas production company’s domestic IPO.
US-based accelerator 500 Startups has launched its second seed fund focused on Southeast Asia, with a targeted corpus of $50 million.
EDBI, the corporate VCs arm of Singapore's Economic Development Board, has joined a $40 million Series D round for Shape Security, a US-based provider of online security technology.
German internet conglomerate Hubert Burda Media (HBM) has acquired a $24.9% stake in Thailand e-commerce company Priceza from Japan's CyberAgent Ventures as part of a Series B funding round.
CHAMP Private Equity is supporting the development of Containerchain's software-as-a-service proposition as a means of improving supply chain communications between truckers, depots and warehouses
Go-Jek, an Indonesian mobile ride-hailing and delivery platform backed by several PE investors, has bought Bangalore-based online home healthcare services platform Pianta, its third acquisition in India.
In its eight years in Asia, LeapFrog Investments has kept lower-income consumer finance at the center of its investment strategy. Pritesh Modi, director and chief actuary at the firm, discusses the value of a narrow focus
Anthem Asia is backing an expansion drive for Myanmar restaurant Rangoon Tea House (RTH) that will see the company offer services outside catering while developing new brands.
Malaysia’s public sector pension fund, KWAP, has invested in US-based ride hailing app operator Uber Technologies. This is its first direct investment in a foreign company.
Singapore-based UOB Group has joined a $72 million Series C round for Israeli equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd.
CHAMP Private Equity has acquired a 50% stake in Containerchain, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider to the container logistics industry that is headquartered in Australia but also has a sizeable presence in Southeast Asia.
Tidal shifts in the Philippines' consumer demographics are piquing interest among private equity and venture capital investors alike, but sluggish policy modernization efforts remain a key barrier to entry
Singapore-based alternative credit investor Pierfront Capital has committed $25 million to Merdeka Copper Gold, an Indonesia-based operator of copper and gold mines backed by Saratoga Capital and Provident Capital.
Singapore-based taxi-hailing app provider Grab has raised a $750 million round of funding led by Japanese technology giant and long-term strategic partner SoftBank.
Equis has signed a wind power offtake deal with an Indonesian electricity supplier as part of a $500 million renewable energy project package.
ViSenze, an e-commerce-focused artificial intelligence (AI) company based in Singapore, India and the US, has completed a $10.5 million Series B funding round led by Rakuten Ventures, WI Harper and Enspire Capital.
Efforts to increase foreign M&A activity in the Philippines at later investment stages depend on targeting the right kinds of companies and understanding their needs, industry participants told the AVCJ Philippines Forum.