AMC Entertainment, the US theatre chain controlled by China’s Dalian Wanda Group, will acquire Stockholm-based Nordic Cinema Group from PE firm Bridgepoint and Swidesh media group Bonnier Holding for SEK8.25 billion ($929 million).
GreenSync, an Australian company that has developed smart software for use in electricity grids, has raised A$11.5 million ($8.7 million) in Series B funding from Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Southern Cross Venture Partners.
CapitalG, the investment arm of Google parent company Alphabet, formerly known as Google Capital, has led a $15 million Series B round for Indian math learning start-up Cuemath.
Local Measure, an Australian analytics technology provider servicing the tourism industry, has raised $3.4 million for an expansion effort that will include opening new offices in Los Angeles and Dubai.
Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group has made a strategic investment in Mobike, a Chinese bike rental service start-up backed by several PE investors including Warburg Pincus.
Enechange, which manages an energy price comparison site aimed at Japanese customers, has raised JPY500 million ($4.4 million) from Opt Ventures and IMJ Investment Partners.
China’s Ministry of Finance and the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) - the country's internet oversight agency - have launched an internet-related investment fund with a target of RMB100 billion ($15 billion).
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, is considering a $10 million investment in Indian logistics company Zinka Logistics Solutions.
New Zealand’s Pencarrow Private Equity has sold 100% of domestic tea and coffee company BrewGroup to Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), a Netherlands-based beverages group active in more than 100 countries.
China Merchants Capital and Grand Fight Investment have co-led a $100 million Series C round of funding for Xueba, a Chinese education app that helps students understand homework exercises.
US-based VC investor OpenView has committed $25 million in Series A funding to Australian workforce management software developer Deputy.
Chinese online grocery retailer Miss Fresh has raised $100 million in a Series C round of funding jointly led by Lenovo Capital and Zheshang Venture Capital.
Apax Partners has completed its exit from Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) Cholamandalam Investment & Finance.
E-Shang Redwood (ESR), a pan-Asian logistics services company backed by Warburg Pincus, has moved into Southeast Asia with an agreement to buy 80% of Cambridge Industrial Trust (CIT), a Singapore real estate investment trust (REIT) with assets worth S$1.4...
China VC-backed UrWork, a co-working space provider for start-ups, has raised a RMB400 million ($58 million) Series B round of funding at a post-money valuation of about $1 billion.
500 Startups has reached a final close of $15.4 million on its Thailand-focused early-stage fund. It had originally targeted $10 million.
Chinese conglomerate Fosun International has entered a strategic partnership with Iron Pillar, an India-based VC firm focused on mid-stage technology companies, to make co-investments in India.
Warburg Pincus has invested INR8.2 billion ($120 million) for a 14% stake in Indian listed film and retail entertainment company PVR, providing a partial exit for Multiples Alternative Asset Management.
Shanghai-based Innotech Capitals, a PE arm of Innotech International Group specializing in advertising technology, has acquired US data aggregation platform Ad-Juster with a view to helping the company expand into Asia.
With its investment in Formula E, Yao Capital hopes to help electric car racing achieve some of Formula One's success, but with an emphasis on China, downtown circuits, younger fans, and environmentally friendly entertainment
When EQT Partners acquired Australia-based I-Med Network Radiology, the company had spent years in the hands of different creditors. The GP had to restore confidence internally and drive long-term growth
CDH investments has acquired Tembusu Partners' stake in Ednovation and will commit more capital for a controlling position as it supports the Singapore pre-school operator's China expansion
Private equity and venture capital investment activity in Pakistan remains sparse, but early movers are beginning to cut deals with a new sense of confidence as geopolitical and economic issues simmer down
Chinese internet companies increasingly see Southeast Asia as a market that can help counterbalance slowing growth back home. For certain business models, it is an expensive and time-consuming process