Tangdou.com, a Chinese online platform through which users can share their dancing experiences and join recreational dance groups, has completed a $20 million Series B round of funding across two tranches.
Lightspeed Venture Partners has led a $4 million Series A round for Indian social networking platform ShareChat.
Chinese social media platform Weibo Corporation has led a $500 million Series E round of funding for Yixia Technology, a Beijing-based video app developer.
Two Chinese media players – sector specialist PE firm CMC Capital Partners and entertainment content provider Enlight Media – are among the first group of LPs in a virtual reality (VR) fund raised by IMAX Corporation and its Hong Kong-listed Chinese...
China Film, the country's largest movie distributor, and Pegasus Media Group have joined Hong Kong’s Co-High Investment Management to launch a $100 million film fund focused on US-China co-productions.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group plans to step up its investments in digital media and entertainment businesses with the launch of RMB10 billion ($1.48 billion) investment fund.
Yello Digital Marketing (YDM), the digital marketing unit of South Korean mobile internet company Yello Mobile, has received $15 million in funding from Partners For Growth (PFG), the PE arm of SVB Financial Group.
Multi-channel networks that raise online content creators' views are expected to thrive as profit-sharing spreads among video platforms. AID hopes to take advantage with its investment in Freedom! Network
Viscovery, a Taiwanese cloud-based image-recognition technology start-up, has raised $10 million in an extended Series A round led by China Development Industrial Bank (CDIB), a subsidiary of China Development Financial Holding.
Taiwan Optical Platform, a local telecommunication services provider, plans to acquire a majority stake in Eastern Broadcasting (EBC), a leading TV station in Taiwan controlled by The Carlyle Group, for NT$11.12 billion ($351 million).
Indian online news aggregator Dailyhunt has raised a $25 million Series D round led by ByteDance, a Chinese VC-backed online content provider.
Hong Kong-based private equity firm AID Partners has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Freedom! Network, a multi-channel network on YouTube, for HK$468.1 million ($60 million).
Xueleyun, a Chinese education platform, has raised a $200 million Series C round led by China-based PE firm New Horizon Capital. Existing investors GSR Ventures and Huaxin Shiji Investment also participated in the round.
Emerald Media, a pan-Asian media and entertainment investment platform founded by KKR, has committed $50 million to India and US-based video-streaming provider YuppTV.
China wants to develop its sports industry, with football a priority, prompting numerous investors to look for overseas assets in the name of government policy. Their rationale is often divorced from reality
MBK Partners and TPG Capital have agreed to acquire Hong Kong telecom services provider Wharf T&T from its parent company The Wharf Holdings for HK$9.5 billion ($1.2 billion).
SBCVC and the Hong Kong-listed unit of Chinese conglomerate CITIC Group have agreed to invest as much as HK$368 million ($47 million) investment in Digital Domain, which has interests in media and entertainment.
Chinese private equity firm Orient Hontai Capital has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in US-based mobile marketing platform provider AppLovin in a transaction valued at $1.4 billion.
Wingate Private Equity and Sandbar Investments have acquired Australian digital media provider Medical Channel.
Yao Ming-backed PE firm will grow the reach of kickboxing by emphasizing similarities to Chinese fighting styles
FountainVest Partners has closed its third China-focused fund at the hard cap of $2.1 billion after approximately six months in the market
The Taiwan government has declined to approve the acquisition of cable television provider China Network Systems (CNS) by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) and Far EasTone Telecommunications, asking the National Communications Commission (NCC)...
Yao Capital, an investment firm co-founded by Chinese former NBA star Yao Ming, has invested in Singapore-based kickboxing programmer Glory Sports International. The deal includes a joint venture that will promote the sport in China.
Jianlin Wang, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, has set his sights on buying one of Hollywood's six major studios. The rationale is sound but a strategy of incremental acquisitions might work better