Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has committed up to $45 million as part of a joint acquisition of UK-based freeze-dried food manufacturer Chaucer Food.
Integral Corp. has acquired a majority interest in Aderans, a Japan-based provider of male and female wigs, for JPY17.1 billion ($150 million).
Everbright Reinfore, a China-focused PE firm under the China Everbright Group umbrella, has led a RMB700 million ($102 million) Series B round for Beijing DS365 Technology, which operates an online retail portal.
Inagora, a cross-border e-commerce platform that focuses on selling Japanese products, has completed a Series B round of funding worth $26 million led by World Innovation Lab (WiL), a US and Japan-based early-stage investor.
MBK Partners has submitted a tender offer for listed Japanese golf course operator Accordia Golf that values the business at approximately JPY102.5 billion ($912 million).
Yiguo, a Chinese PE-backed online fresh food retailer, has completed an extended Series C round of funding led by domestic home appliance retailer Suning Commerce Group.
Malaysian gym membership app KFit, whose VC backers include Sequoia Capital and Venturra Capital, has acquired Groupon Malaysia.
China-based private equity firm Pagoda Investment has led a $100 million Series C round of funding for domestic online used car trading platform Tiantian Paiche.
Australia’s Impact Investment Group has raised A$13 million ($10 million) for a domestically focused venture capital fund. The initial target was A$10 million.
Tangdou.com, a Chinese online platform through which users can share their dancing experiences and join recreational dance groups, has completed a $20 million Series B round of funding across two tranches.
Delta Capital Myanmar, formerly known as PMM Partners, has reach a first close on its second Myanmar-focused fund at $30 million. The full target is $100 million.
China’s largest online travel site Ctrip.com has agreed to buy Skyscanner, an airfare comparison website backed by VC investors, in a deal valuing the UK-based company at approximately GBP1.4 billion ($1.74 billion).
Falcon House Capital comfortably beat the target for its second Indonesia-focused fund, raising $400 million for deployment in middle-market consumer sector businesses
With the support of his former employer, New Enterprise Associates, Xiaodong Jiang has gone independent with Long Hill Capital. Early-stage healthcare and consumer services are now in his sights
Falcon House Partners has closed its second Indonesia-focused fund at the hard cap of $400 million, buoyed by continued optimism about the rise of domestic consumption and a favorable response to the Widodo administration’s policies.
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has invested $40 million in N Kid, a Vietnam-based children’s media platform and retailer.
Chinese social media platform Weibo Corporation has led a $500 million Series E round of funding for Yixia Technology, a Beijing-based video app developer.
Thai agro-industrial giant Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has acquired frozen meals specialist Bellisio from US private equity firm Centre Partners for $1.1 billion.
HTC and the Shenzhen municipal government have agreed to set up a Chinese virtual reality (VR) research institute and a RMB10 billion ($1.5 billion) investment fund for the technology.
Chinese fitness app developer Hotbody has raised approximately RMB100 million ($15 million) in a new round of funding led by domestic GP Haodao Capital, with participation from existing investor Ameba Capital.
IVFA bought HiCare with an eye to cornering India’s nascent pest control market, but the firm’s ambitions for the company are much greater
General Atlantic has invested about IDR1.1 trillion ($80.5 million) in a food and beverage unit of diversified Indonesian lifestyle products retailer Mitra Adiperkasa (MAP).
Seven Dreamers Laboratories, a Japan-based manufacturer of personal-use devices, has raised a $60 million Series B round of funding from Panasonic, SBI Investment and construction company Daiwa House Industry.
Souche Holdings, a Chinese online second-hand car trading platform, has raised a $100 million Series C round of funding led by Alibaba Group’s financial services affiliate Ant Financial and car rental services provider Ucar.