Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has committed to invest up to JPY700 million ($7 million) in a fresh round of funding for domestic industrial materials specialist Nakayama Amorphous.
3D printing technology is expected to grow at an accelerated rate now that its practical applications have come into focus. As a global manufacturing leader, Asia could be at the center of the boom
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), an energy sector supplier under the Indian government, has launched a INR1 billion ($15 million) venture fund to promote entrepreneurship in the struggling local fuel industry.
Allegro invested in capacity and boosted international sales in order to turn Vulcanite from a corporate orphan into an independent player with strong growth prospects. The sale of the business to Continental generated a 2x return
Warburg Pincus has agreed to invest up to $125 million in an India-based supply chain services start-up founded by Anshuman Singh, who previously spent nine years as head of Future Supply Chain Solutions.
Mandala Capital, a South Asia-focused PE firm that invests in the agricultural sector, has reportedly reached a first close of about $140 million on its second fund.
ISigma, a mid-size buyout firm controlled by Japanese trading and investment conglomerate Marubeni, has acquired domestic semiconductor equipment manufacturer Kyosemi Corporation.
US-based private equity firm The Chatterjee Group has agreed to pay about $48 million for a 90% stake in an Indian unit of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC).
Allegro Funds Group has exited Australia-based Vulcanite Holdings to German multinational Continental, five years after acquiring the molded rubber parts specialist through a management buyout.
Partners Group has committed $200 million to the creation of a portfolio of solar power plants in Taiwan over the next three years.
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has led a $16 million funding round for Tokyo-based chemical sensor developer Atonarp.
IDG Capital partners has led a consortium to buy Ledvance, the lamps business of German lighting manufacturer Osram, for more than EUR400 million ($440 million).
Polaris Capital has agreed to acquire 100% of Japanese precut timber and building materials company Hivic for an undisclosed sum from domestic construction group Lixil.
Fairfax India, the India unit of Canada-based Fairfax Financial Holdings, has agreed to buy Mumbai-based aroma chemicals maker Privi Organics for INR3.7 billion ($55 million).
Nalanda Capital has sold shares worth INR4.4 billion ($65.1 million) in Indian industrial materials company Carborundum Universal.
Singapore’s GIC Private has invested in a real estate fund that acquired the Hyundai Logistics Distribution Center in South Korea.
Creador has committed INR1.2 billion ($17.6 million) to India-based pharmaceutical developer Corona Remedies.
KKR has agreed to invest INR5.2 bilion ($77.7 million) in Indian dairy products provider Kwality in a structured finance transaction.
Kyle Shaw, managing director of Shaw Kwei & Partners, discusses the value to be found in taking traditional yet complex industrial businesses and switching them to a high-end track.
Commodities-focused private equity firm Greenstone Resources has paid A$8.9 million ($6.7 million) for about a 20% stake in Australian coal and bauxite project developer Metro Mining.
Indian automobile component manufacturer Endurance Technologies has filed for an IPO, providing an exit for its investor Actis.
Shandong Linglong Tyre, a leading Chinese tire manufacturer backed by Legend Capital and Hony Capital, has raised RMB2.6 billion ($388 million) in a Shanghai IPO.
Australian venture capital firm Alchemy Ventures has launched a A$200 million ($150.3 million) fund that will focus largely on regional start-ups specializing in electric vehicle (EV) batteries.
Tata Capital currently manages five private equity funds across different strategies. Pramod Ahuja, a partner responsible for the firm’s $240 million growth vehicle, discusses the opportunity set