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Japan’s Nissan Motor has agreed to sell its electric battery operations and production facilities to Chinese private equity firm GSR Capital. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Startupbootcamp has extended its network of industry-focused accelerators to 21 across 16 cities with the launch of a program for energy sector start-ups in Melbourne.
KKR has backed two divisions of Korea's LS Group - worth a combined $940 million - giving it exposure to an established auto parts business and a division that could prosper on the back of the electric car boom
US private equity firm Platinum Equity has agreed to acquire Fischer Tech, a Singapore-based components manufacturer for the electronics industry.
KKR has agreed to back automotive parts maker LS Automotive (LSA), a spin-out from Korean conglomerate LS Group, and to acquire the copper foil and flexible copper clad laminate business of LS Group affiliate LS Mtron.
Mekong Capital has made a partial exit from Loc Troi Group – formerly known as An Giang Plant Protection – as the Vietnamese agribusiness player went public. The company is also backed by Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) and PENM Partners.
Singapore-based industrial technology company ST Engineering has launched a $150 million venture capital unit and associated start-up incubator.
CITIC Capital and 3i have together committed $265 million to Formel D with a view to helping the German auto testing and inspection business expand its footprint in Asia
Godrej Agrovet, the agri-business subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Godrej Industries, has filed for an IPO that will provide an exit for Singapore’s Temasek Holdings.
Momenta, a Beijing-based start-up that develops road sensors and mapping software for self-driving cars, has raised a $46 million Series B round of funding led by NIO Capital, an investment unit of local electric-vehicle maker NIO.
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).