Australian mining services provider Bis Industries has reached a debt-to-equity restructuring agreement with creditors that will see current owner KKR relinquish its majority position.
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China-focused GP CITIC Capital has teamed up with 3i Group to acquire Formel D - a German provider of vehicle testing and other support services to the auto industry - from private equity firm Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG).
Astroscale, a Singapore-based satellite technology company focused on removing hazardous debris from orbit, has raised a $25 million Series C round with participation from a number of Japanese venture firms.
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A group led by UK-based industrials and metals group Liberty House has agreed to acquire distressed Australian mining giant Arrium, beating out a private equity-backed Korean consortium.
Denham Capital has withdrawn from a commitment to fully acquire Cradle Resources that had valued the Australia-listed mining company at A$55 million ($42 million).
Singapore-based alternative credit investor Pierfront Capital has completed a $30 million investment in domestic shipping services company KNOT Offshore Partners.
Drive.ai, a US driverless car technology developer, has received a $50 million Series B round from a group of investors including China’s GGV Capital and Northern Light Venture Capital.
IFM Investors has joined a A$24 million ($18.2 million) investment in GetSwift, an Australia-listed and VC-backed software provider focused on the logistics sector.
Shaw Kwei & Partners has completed its exit from Chinese PVC adhesive tape manufacturer YongLe Tape – securing a gross multiple of 4.8x – as Avery Dennison purchased the asset for a total consideration of $300 million.
Singapore-based private equity and special situations firm Crescent Point has agreed to invest $50 million in Philippines-listed logistics services company LBC Express.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering an investment of up to $25 million in a Thailand-focused fund launched by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA).
Japanese GP Nippon Mirai Capital has agreed to sell its entire 51% stake in Takasago Machinery, an electronic equipment manufacturer, to its previous owner NEC Corporation for an undisclosed sum.
A consortium headed by two Korean private equity firms and supported by domestic steelmaker Posco has been selected as the preferred bidder for distressed Australian mining and minerals giant Arrium.
Warburg Pincus has agreed to invest $360 million in Tata Technologies, the engineering outsourcing and product development IT services arm of Indian conglomerate Tata Group.
IMM Investment has agreed to invest another KRW100 billion ($89 million) in Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI).
Farm Friend, a Beijing-based agricultural drone services platform, has raised a RMB50 million ($7 million) Series A round led by Gobi Partners.
Australian venture capital firm Artesian Venture Partners has raised A$26 million ($19.5 million) for a domestic clean energy fund with a A$10 million cornerstone investment from the government’s A$1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund.
CDH Investments has completed its third partial exit from WH Group in nine months, generating proceeds of HK$5.78 billion ($743 million) and reducing its holding in the Chinese pork producer to 3.24%.
Dixon Technologies, a contract electronics manufacturer based in India, has filed for an IPO that will provide an exit to Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE).
Proterra Investment Partners has committed $100 million to FKS Food & Agri, the food and agriculture platform of Southeast Asia’s FKS Group.
Energy-focused private equity firm Prostar Capital and its co-investor BlackRock have acquired Korean gas distributor Kyungnam Energy, facilitating an exit for local GP Anchor Equity Partners.
Samyang Optics, a Korea-based camera lens manufacturer owned by VIG Partners, is seeking to raise as much as KRW82.4 billion ($73.5 million) through a domestic IPO.