A subsidiary of Chinese logistics player Shanghai Yupei Group, which is backed by RRJ Capital, The Carlyle Group, and Temasek Holdings, is looking to raise up to HK$3.36 billion ($434 million) through a Hong Kong IPO.
GrowingIO, a Chinese data analysis company founded by executives from LinkedIn’s business analytics division, has raised a $20 million Series A round from Matrix Partners China, NEA and Greylock Partners.
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) has invested INR1.14 billion ($16.9 million) in Five Star Business Finance, an India-based non-banking finance company (NBFC) that specializes in small ticket business and housing loans.
Circle is ready to test its blockchain-based online peer-to-peer payments platform in China, with support from a string of local financial and strategic investors
A fund launched by China Mobile in partnership with the State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) has led a $100 million Series D round of funding for online recruitment services provider Liepin.com.
Lightspeed China Partners has reached a final close of $260 million on its third venture fund, substantially above the vehicle's $240 million target.
MBK Partners has made a partial exit from Japan-based coffee shop chain Komeda Coffee after the company raised JPY60.2 billion ($588 million) through an IPO on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
OneVentures has led a A$3 million ($2.2 million) Series A round of funding for Australian online human resources services start-up Employment Hero.
Bertelsmann India Investments has led a $32 million Series B round for Indian finance platform Lendingkart.
The Carlyle Group has re-listed Solasto Corporation on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, four-and-a-half years after privatizing the medical staffing business, which was previously known as NIC Corp.
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Asia-IO Advisors' strategic co-investment with Foxconn Technology Group has led to the creation of a systems integration specialist that will help manufactures embrace 'industry 4.0'
Ascendent Capital Partners has teamed up with the chairman and founder of China Automation Group to invest HK$549.5 million ($70.8 million) in the Hong Kong-listed company, triggering a mandatory buyout offer.
US venture capital firm Wavemaker Partners has taken over the venture portfolio of Thailand-based Ardent Capital.
China Everbright has invested an undisclosed amount in Chinese healthcare conglomerate Neusoft Holdings through its renminbi-denominated mezzanine fund.
US-based private equity firm Cartesian Capital has committed $20 million in project development financing to Australian mining company White Rock Minerals.
Keystone Private Equity has agreed to acquire distressed Korean construction company Dongbu Corporation for KRW206 billion ($174 million).
Wind turbine manufacturer China Ming Yang Wind Power Group has delisted from the New York Stock Exchange following a take-private involving the company founder and several local private equity investors.
Vistra, a Hong Kong-based corporate services provider owned by Baring Private Equity Asia, has acquired Indian professional services group Ujwal Management Services.
Two Asian frontier markets e-commerce platforms created by Rocket Internet – Daraz and Kaymu – have agreed to merge.
Waterbridge Ventures, an India-based VC firm founded by angel investor Manish Kheterpal, has reached a first close of $5 million on its fund targeting early and seed-stage investments.
Australia’s Telstra has closed the sale of a 47.7% interest in Chinese auto services company Autohome to Ping An Insurance Group for $1.6 billion.
Indian hospital chain Aster DM Healthcare has filed for an IPO, seeking to raise at least INR6.1 billion ($89 million) and providing partial exits for its PE backers Olympus Capital Asia and India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA).
Chinese private equity firm Ocean Management has made a take-private offer for domestic travel site Qunar that values the US-listed company at about $4.4 billion.