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.
Royole Corporation, a China-based flexible display technology developer, has received RMB400 million ($58 million) in Series D funding from a domestic GP Beijing Zhongtai Chuanghui Equity Investment Fund.
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Chinese industrial gases supplier Yingde Gases is scheduled to be delisted in September after shareholders voted in favor of a buyout offer from PAG Asia Capital that values the company at approximately HK$11.3 billion ($1.45 billion).
Chinese private equity firm Hony Capital has invested A$184.3 million ($136.8 million) to increase its minority stake in Australia-listed oil and gas supplier Santos.
German PE firm Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) has agree to sell its entire stake in packaging and processing technology specialist Romaco Group to China-based mechanical engineering company Truking Group.
China Renaissance Capital Investment (CRCI) and Chinese industrial group Zhengzhou Coal Mining Machinery (ZMJ) have agreed to buy a starter and generator (SG) manufacturing business from German engineering multinational Robert Bosch for EUR545 ($595 million).
Allegro Funds Group has acquired a controlling stake in Terrex Seismic, an Australia-based services provider for the oil and gas, minerals and government geoscience research industries.
Advantage Partners has reached a final close on its fifth Japan-focused mid-market buyout fund at the hard cap of JPY60 billion ($535 million).
HQ Equita, a Germany-based mid-market buyout firm controlled by HQ Capital, has agreed the sale of transportation industry supplier Isolite to Japan’s Hitachi Chemical.
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to buy a majority stake in New Zealand-based egg producer Mainland Poultry. The size of the deal was not disclosed but local media reports put it at NZ$300-350 million ($207-242 million).
KKR has announced its third tender offer for a Japanese company in six months, teaming up with Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) and Hitachi on a JPY257.1 billion ($2.3 billion) bid for Hitachi Kokusai Electric.
New Horizon Capital has agreed to acquire the firefighting equipment business of Japanese manufacturing firm IHI Shibaura Machinery Corporation (ISM).
CITIC Capital has agreed to exit 100% of Japanese chemicals manufacturer Polymatech to two domestic strategics.
IMM Investment has agreed to invest KRW300 billion ($266 million) in Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI).
KKR has sold its entire stake in Indian conglomerate Dalmia Bharat (DBL) for INR15.3 billion ($238 million).
South and Southeast Asia-focused mid-market GP Creador has fully exited its investment in Indian tile maker Somany Ceramics for INR3.26 billion ($50.4 million).
Capacite Infraprojects, an Indian construction firm backed by Paragon Partners and NewQuest Capital Partners, has filed for a INR4 billion ($62 million) IPO.