Insta360, a Shenzhen-based virtual reality (VR) camera maker backed by several VC investors, has received an undisclosed sum of funding from Chinese electronics retailer Suning Commerce Group.
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Chinese mobile internet company and photo app provider Meitu has filed for a Hong Kong IPO, offering potential exits to investors including IDG Capital Partners and Qiming Venture Partners.
Navis Capital Partners has paid MYR61.8 million ($15.3 million) to Malaysian government-backed PE firm Ekuinas for a 20% stake in local cosmetics brand Alliance Cosmetics Group.
Quadrant Private Equity, which recently closed its eighth Australia mid-market fund at $980 million ($754 million), has agreed to buy Ardent Leisure’s Goodlife Health Clubs business for A$260 million.
WestBridge Capital Partners has invested INR77 million ($11 million) in Indian tableware retailer La Opala.
Brand Capital, an investment arm of The Times Group, has invested INR1.3 billion ($19 million) in Indian online classifieds services provider Quikr.
Goldman Sachs and South Korean mid-market focused PE firm EastBridge Partners have agreed to buy a majority stake in Korean cookware and kitchen appliances maker Happycall.
TA Associates has contributed to a $140 million round for Indian women’s apparel retailer TCNS Clothing.
CDIB Capital commits $30 million to China's Tutwo Outdoor to help its supply chain consolidation play
Japanese private equity firm Aspirant Group has committed to a JPY1.2 billion ($12.3 million) investment to take a 54% stake in Tokyo-listed kimono retailer Sagami.
GGV expands its support of China's beauty-focused online commerce platforms with an investment in Xiao Hong Chun
Chinese investors are showing increased interest in international football clubs, hoping to profit off their growing domestic fanbases
US-based virtual reality broadcaster NextVR raises $80 million for expansion, mostly from Asian investors
Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings and manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group have led a $175 million funding round for Indian mobile messaging app Hike.
Tencent Holdings has led an undisclosed Series C+ round of funding for Chinese fitness app operator Keep.
Indian budget hotel booking app Oyo has raised a INR4.1 billion ($62 million) funding round from existing investor SoftBank Group.
Meet You, a Chinese social networking platform for women, has completed a new round of funding worth RMB1 billion ($151 million), having removed its variable interest entity (VIE) structure in preparation for an onshore listing.
Tsinova, a Chinese smart bicycle manufacturer, has closed a RMB150 million ($23 million) Series B round led by THG Ventures, a venture capital firm backed by state-owned Tsinghua Holdings.
China’s IDG Capital Partners has agreed to take a 20% stake in OL Groupe, the holding company of French football club Olympique Lyonnais, for a total of EUR100 million ($112 million).
China Huace Film & TV has acquired a 35% stake in Xiao Hong Chun, a Chinese VC-backed video e-commerce platform, for $63.85 million.
Gujarat Venture Finance (GVFL) and Bennet, Coleman & Co. (BCCL), owners of the Times of India, have led a $7 million Series B round for Indian online bus booking platform Travelyaari.
SK Networks and Unid have both expressed an interest in Tongyang Magic, a South Korean consumer appliances manufacturer put up for sale by Glenwood Private Equity and NH Private Equity.