Miss Fresh, a Chinese online grocery retailer backed by Tencent Holdings, has raised RMB230 million ($36 million) in an extended Series B round led by domestic investor Yuan Yi Investment.
Chinese state-backed Tsinghua Unigroup has withdrawn its NT$56.8 billion ($1.7 billion) offer to acquire a stake in Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL), a Taiwanese semiconductor testing and packaging company.
Shanghai Jahwa United, a Chinese chemical products maker wholly owned by Ping An Insurance Group, has agreed to buy Mayborn Group – the UK-based manufacturer of Tommee Tippee baby bottles – from 3i Group.
Indian financial services provider Religare Enterprises has sold its stake in Landmark Partners, a US private equity firm specializing in secondary funds.
Convergence Ventures and CyberAgent Ventures have led a $4.2 million pre-Series A round for Indonesian hotel reservation service provider Nida Rooms.
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) secured a 4.5x return on its partial exit from Hong Kong-based financial advisor AMTD when China Minsheng International and LR Capital Group took a majority interest in the business.
Xiaoming Huang, a Chinese actor who co-founded celebrity fund StarVC, has launched a new venture capital firm called Ming Capital.
Start-up incubator Rocket Internet and Sweden's Investment AB Kinnevik have committed EUR300 million ($339 million) to their emerging markets-focused online fashion portal Global Fashion Group (GFG), at a valuation of EUR1 billion.
Helion Ventures and Ventureast have participated in a $12 million Series B round for Indian data security solutions provider Seclore.
ICICI Venture has invested INR 1.2 billion ($18 million) in specialty chemicals maker Anthea Aromatics for what AVCJ understands to be a significant minority stake.
Intouch Holdings, acting through its VC arm, InVest, has led a Series B round of funding for Thai restaurant review website operator Wongnai Media.
While most logistics start-ups dedicated to serving China's online food-ordering platforms hire part-time staff through crowdsourcing, Yummy Express recruits full-time employees to provide a consistent service
Bertelsmann India Investments has invested $5 million in Roposo, a domestic fashion-oriented social network and shopping app provider.
Beijing Weiying Times Technology, a Chinese online portal that sells movie tickets, has raised RMB3 billion ($462 million) in an extended Series C round of funding at a valuation of $2 billion.
Zero Zero Robotics, a Beijing-based start-up that has developed a flying camera for the consumer market, has received $23 million in Series A funding from IDG Capital Partners, GSR Ventures, ZhenFund and ZUIG.
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 the 65% stake.
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.
Aarin Capital has anchored the launch of Ideaspring Capital, a venture fund seeking to raise INR1.2 billion ($18.8 million) for investments in Indian technology start-ups.
Following its $50 million Series C round, investors in Hua Medicine are waiting for the company to fulfill its potential as a poster child of innovation in China
EQT Partners wants corporate services provider InCorp Group to achieve greater operational efficiency as well as go on the acquisition trail in Asia
The forces behind a bumper year for South Korean venture fundraising serve as a reminder that local players must do more to build much-needed international relationships
Having spent the last couple of years in a politics-driven limbo, Australia’s renewable energy sector is seeing renewed investor interest. Nevertheless, the market still presents various challenges
Having bought the HMV business in Asia as a distressed asset, Hong Kong-based AID Partners is working to reposition it as a lifestyle brand that reaches deeper into the media value chain than DVDs and CDs