Even if pan-Asian buyout firms aren't actively pursuing investments in internet-related businesses, they cannot ignore the potential disruptive impact of these technologies on other portfolio companies
Mekong Capital's 6.3x return on its investment in Vietnam-based pharmaceuticals player Traphaco involved turning the company's distribution model on its head, as well as supporting expansion and improving governance
China Renaissance has added dedicated healthcare and mezzanine debt strategies to its existing growth-stage private equity offering as part of efforts to more than treble its assets under management (AUM) over the next three years.
China Venture Capital Fund, a VC vehicle backed by the Chinese government, and ChinaEquity Group have jointly led a RMB670 million ($101 million) round for 3D Medicines, which focuses on personalized diagnostics and treatment for cancer.
US-based mobile marketing platform AppLovin has terminated a planned $1.4 billion acquisition by Orient Hontai Capital, a PE unit of China’s Orient Securities, after a long delay in the regulatory approval process. It has opted for a debt-based deal...
Inagora, a VC-backed e-commerce platform that supplies Japanese products to Chinese consumers, has received $68 million in Series C funding from Itochu Corp, KDDI Corporation, and SBI Holdings.
The Everstone Group has acquired Chemopharm, a provider of medical equipment based in Malaysia.
The Makara Innovation Fund (MIF) – a Singapore government-backed vehicle that focuses on intellectual property-driven businesses – has made its first investment, backing Asia telecom player MyRepublic.
A group of Asian GPs including Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's Horizons Ventures has backed a Series B round of up to $107 million for US electric vehicle (EV) industry supplier Divergent 3D.
Indian interior design company HomeLane, which is backed by Aarin Capital and Sequoia Capital, has bought Accel Partners-backed online furniture marketplace Capricoast.
Uhouzz Network Technology, a China-based online platform that provides homes sales and rental services for overseas students, has raised a $14 million Series B round led by Translink Capital.
Archer Capital has agreed to sell Aerocare, an Australia-based aviation ground handling operator it bought from Next Capital in 2014, to global market leader Swissport for an undisclosed sum.
GPs see increasing potential for later-stage investment in the Australian technology sector as early commercial successes and government encouragement help reshape the national psyche
Bain Capital Private Equity will divest its remaining 15% stake in Japanese restaurant operator Skylark, completing a gradual sale of the business it acquired in 2011 and took public three years later.
Sabre Partners and CDC Group have co-led a $26 million Series C round for Indian home healthcare business Portea Medical.
Chinese self-driving truck technology developer TuSimple has raised a $55 million Series C round led by Hong Kong-based hedge fund Composite Capital, with participation from Sina and Zhiping Capital.
Bain Capital Private Equity’s tender offer for Japan-listed advertising agency Asatsu-DK (ADK) has overcome its biggest obstacle as the company’s largest shareholder WPP Group has withdrawn its objection to the deal.
DataRobot, a US-based start-up backed by a number of VCs including Intel Capital, has committed about $11 million to an artificial intelligence (AI) program in Singapore.
Southeast Asia-focused retailing services provider aCommerce has received $65 million in Series B funding to support not only geographical expansion but also a move into B2B to complement existing B2C capabilities
Oriental Cambridge Education Group was already a leader in China’s early childcare market when CITIC Capital acquired it in 2014. The GP has strengthened the company to tackle new challenges
Mutual fund managers are expected to be among the first beneficiaries of moves by the Taiwan government to cultivate a domestic PE ecosystem. Industry participants are optimistic, but they must be patient
Hong Kong-based special situations investor SSG Capital Management has paid an undisclosed sum for a 34.4% stake in a UK subsidiary of Indian travel company Cox & Kings (C&K) known as Prometheon Holdings.
Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, a Chinese ride-booking app backed by local transportation company Shouqi Group, has raised RMB1.3 billion ($195 million) in a Series B round across two tranches.
Walden International and East Ventures have joined a $6.6 million funding round led by Hanwha Investment & Securities for Tech in Asia, a Singapore-based digital media company focused on Asian start-ups.