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Tokyo-listed kimono retailer Sagami, which is already subject to a tender offer launched by Aspirant Group, has received a competing bid from New Horizon Capital.
Anthem Asia is backing an expansion drive for Myanmar restaurant Rangoon Tea House (RTH) that will see the company offer services outside catering while developing new brands.
Direct Capital will exit the bulk of its holding in New Zealand King Salmon as the seafood company seeks to raise up to NZ$77.5 million ($56.4 million) through a domestic and Australian IPO.
Operator, a US-based conversational shopping app, has closed a $15 million Series B round led by GGV Capital, which is intended to help accelerate its expansion in China.
Yao Ming-backed PE firm will grow the reach of kickboxing by emphasizing similarities to Chinese fighting styles
Hony Capital has agreed to invest HK$1.5 billion ($193 million) in convertible bonds issued by Lee & Man Handbags, a Hong Kong-listed handbag manufacturer, potentially taking its interest in the company past 80%.
Indian online furniture marketplace Pepperfry has raised a $31 million Series E round from a group of investors including Norwest Venture Partners, Bertelsmann India Investments, Zodius Technology Fund and Goldman Sachs.
FountainVest Partners has closed its third China-focused fund at the hard cap of $2.1 billion after approximately six months in the market
WestBridge Capital Partners has led a INR2.7 billion ($40.4 million) funding round for Indian home lender Aptus Housing Finance India.
Turnaround specialist Allegro sees opportunity in luxury tourist transportation venture
Tidal shifts in the Philippines' consumer demographics are piquing interest among private equity and venture capital investors alike, but sluggish policy modernization efforts remain a key barrier to entry
U51.com, a Chinese credit card management mobile app, has raised a $310 million Series C round led by A-share listed property developer Xinhu Zhongbao and domestic VC firm Tiantu Capital.
Beachwear maker Seafolly was already a leader in Australia when L Capital Asia acquired it in 2014. Now the founding family and the GP plan to build it into a global lifestyle brand
Lindeman Asia Investment has joined China Reinsurance and People's Insurance Company of China in a HK$2 billion ($258 million) investment in Hong Kong-listed e-commerce company Cogobuy.
Singapore-based taxi-hailing app provider Grab has raised a $750 million round of funding led by Japanese technology giant and long-term strategic partner SoftBank.
Bessemer Venture Partners has led a $15 million Series D round for Indian online food delivery start-up Swiggy.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering an investment of up to $25 million in Maison Capital’s debut US dollar-denominated China fund, which has an overall target of $200 million.
ViSenze, an e-commerce-focused artificial intelligence (AI) company based in Singapore, India and the US, has completed a $10.5 million Series B funding round led by Rakuten Ventures, WI Harper and Enspire Capital.
Australia’s Quadrant Private Equity has made its fifth new investment within four weeks – and its second in the fitness club space – with the purchase of gym operator Jetts Fitness.
Canva, an Australian online design platform, has raised a $15 million round of funding led by existing investors Felicis Ventures and Blackbird Ventures.
Australia’s Allegro Funds is set for a first exit from its second fund – which closed at A$180 million ($139 million) in June of last year – having agreed to sell a majority stake in Great Southern Rail (GSR) to Quadrant Private Equity.
Increased competition for private equity deals in the Philippines means investors must be more disciplined in their approach to transactions, according to industry participants at the AVCJ Philippines Forum.
Indian classifieds site Quikr has bought StayGlad, an online marketplace for beauty services backed by Bessemer Venture Partners.