Japanese mid-market buyout firm Polaris Capital has bought a 100% stake in all-you-can-eat restaurant chain Edoichi.
North Asia | 01 Sep 2014 |
Affinity Equity Partners will pay A$336 million ($314 million) for a 35% interest in Virgin Australia’s frequent flyer program in a move that allows the airline to shore up its balance sheet.
Expansion | 01 Sep 2014 |
Skylark, the Japanese restaurant chain backed by Bain Capital, could raise as much $1.1 billion as it re-lists on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSX).
North Asia | 29 Aug 2014 |
GIC Private has invested $104 million in KKBOX, a Taiwan-based company that provides music streaming services in Asia.
Greater China | 29 Aug 2014 |
New Zealand dairy group Fonterra has agreed to acquire up to 20% of Beingmate Baby & Child Food, a PE-backed Chinese milk processor, for NZ$615 million ($515 million).
Greater China | 28 Aug 2014 |
KKR has agreed to pay $400 million for an 18% stake in Chinese chicken producer Fujian Sunner Development - the latest in a string of investments intended to leverage consumer demand for food quality and safety.
Greater China | 27 Aug 2014 |
Snowman Logistics, the PE-backed cold chain unit of Gateway Distriparks, is aiming to raise up to INR1.97 billion after launching its India IPO this week - the first since the country voted in a new government last May.
South Asia | 27 Aug 2014 |
India's fast-growing quick service restaurant (QSR) sector is one of the many symptoms of a country that is increasingly cash-rich and time-poor as its middle class swells.
Expansion | 27 Aug 2014 |
Morningside Technologies has led a $20 million Series B round of funding for Meilapp, a Chinese mobile portal devoted to cosmetics and skincare.
Greater China | 25 Aug 2014 |
Ekuinas, the Malaysian government-backed private equity investor, has agreed to acquire up to 95.5% of Orkim, one of the country’s largest clean petroleum product (CPP) tanker companies, for MYR346.3 million ($109 million).
Southeast Asia | 25 Aug 2014 |
Maybank Private Equity has made its first investment in China, leading a $25 million Series D round of funding for YPX Cayman Holdings, which owns and operates Cloud 9, the mainland China licensee of a Taiwan casual dining chain.
Venture | 25 Aug 2014 |
Accel Partners has led a Series C round of investment for Indian car rental and taxi booking site TaxiForSure.com.
Early stage | 22 Aug 2014 |
Myfriday.cn, a Chinese timetable social mobile app developer, has received a Series B round of funding led by Alibaba Group. Existing investors the Sequoia Capital and Ceyuan Ventures also participated.
Venture | 22 Aug 2014 |
Jiuxian.com, a Chinese online liquor store, has received a RMB300 million ($49 million) equity investment from China Development Bank International and other undisclosed investors.
Venture | 22 Aug 2014 |
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