Australia’s politically charged beef industry has attracted a wave of new investment, much of it driven by overseas buyers. As this interest elevates valuations and emotions, PE firms must capture value with care
Mekong Capital hopes to continue its success in Vietnam's consumer sector with the $112 million Mekong Enterprise Fund III, relying on a value creation model that is now tried and tested
Vision Knight Capital has led a $1 billion ($153 million) Series C round of funding for Weidai, a Chinese peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform that specializes on providing auto loans.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has committed $68 million to Indian clinic chain Apollo Health and Lifestyle (AHL).
Permira will buy a controlling stake in John Masters Organics (JMO), owner of the eponymous personal care brand, and its exclusive distributor in Japan and East Asia for an enterprise valuation of JPY37 billion ($336 million).
IDFC Alternatives has concluded its partial exit from Indian dairy firm Parag Milk Foods via the company's IPO, realizing INR1.8 billion ($26.7 million) from the offering.
Hony Capital and China Investment Corporation (CIC) are among the cornerstone investors for a HK$8.7 billion ($1.1 billion) Hong Kong IPO for Bank of China’s aircraft leasing business, BOC Aviation.
Mekong Capital has reached a final close of $112 million on its fourth Vietnam-focused fund. The original target for the vehicle was $150 million.
CLSA Capital Partners makes what is likely the first-ever private equity investment in a Japanese cram school
GGV Capital and Morningside Venture Capital have co-led a $32 million Series C round for Keep, a Chinese mobile app that provides fitness training programs.
Matrix Partners India and Nexus Venture Partners have committed $13.5 million in Series C funding to Indian hotel and home-stay reservation app Stayzilla.
Max Group and Goldman Sachs have invested INR335 million ($5 million) in Indian restaurant operator Azure Hospitality.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has invested in Japanese school operator BC Ings through its Sunrise II buyout fund.
BigCommerce, an e-commerce software provider founded in Australia but now based in the US, has raised a $30 million Series E round led by GGV Capital. It has now received more than $155 million in funding.
China consumer-focused GP ClearVue Partners has invested $30 million in CHIC Fresh, a Shanghai-based high pressure processing (HPP) juice maker.
Gu Sheng Tang, a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) clinic chain, has raised $70 million in a Series C round led by US-based insurance firm Starr Companies, followed by China Ping An Insurance.
Leveraging its networks within Australia and across emerging Asia, QIC wants North Australian Pastoral Company to serve as the first link in a chain that takes fresh beef to where demand for it is strongest
Two funds managed by IDG Capital Partners will make partial exits from Super Sports Media – which holds the mainland China broadcast rights for English Premier League football matches – through a reverse merger with Hong Kong-listed comic book publisher...
Warburg Pincus has invested an undisclosed sum in UIB, a Shanghai-based hospital chain that focuses on obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics.
Now valued at $1.5 billion, PE-backed e-commerce marketplace Farfetch is said to appeal to brands that are beyond the reach of Amazon and Alibaba Group. It plans on bringing more of them to Asia
Indian jeweler and watchmaker Titan has bought a majority stake in online jewelry retailer Caratlane, providing an exit for its backer Tiger Global Management.
Chinese recruitment platform Zhaopin, which is already the target of a $1.1 billion take-private bid, has received a competing offer from a consortium including Sequoia Capital and company management.
SBCVC and New Horizon Capital have led a RMB1 billion ($119 million) Series C round for Chuchujie, a Chinese mobile e-commerce platform.
CVC Capital Partners has sold its stake in Education International Corporation (EIC), a China-based business that helps students enroll in universities overseas, to a consortium that includes the company founder.