Banuba, a Hong Kong-based developer of technologies for augmented reality (AR) mobile applications, has raised $5 million from VP Capital and Larnabel Ventures.
China’s iQiyi.com, a video-streaming platform majority-owned by search giant Baidu, has raised $1.53 billion from a group of private equity investors through the sale of convertible notes.
Japanese e-commerce company Mercari has agreed to acquire domestic competitor Zawatt, setting up an exit for a number of venture capital backers.
Several Asian VC investors have joined a $60 million Series D round for US-based virtual reality (VR) and digital cinematography technology developer Lytro to support its expansion into Asia.
Rokt, an Australia-based start-up that provides digital marketing services to e-commerce companies, has received a $15 million Series B round of funding led by Moelis Australia Asset Management.
A consortium led by Chinese media-focused private equity firm CMC Capital Partners has acquired a stake in Formula E Holdings, the official promoter of the electric cars racing series FIA Formula E Championship.
Trax Image Recognition closes in on a $250 million valuation as Investec Bank backs the Singapore's start-up's solution for giving brands a clearer picture on what shelf positioning means for sales
Time Warner Investments has led a group of investors, including China’s Baidu Ventures, in a $27 million Series B funding round for New Zealand-based holographic technology company 8i.
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) and Far EasTone Telecommunications have withdrawn their bid for Taiwan cable TV operator China Network Systems (CNS) after the deal became bogged down by regulatory reviews.
Chinese mobile news reading app Toutiao has acquired Flipagram, a US-based video sharing app backed by several VC investors, for an undisclosed amount.
Chinese captive private equity unit Innotech Capitals has secured its first acquisition in the US, picking up data aggregation platform Ad-Juster with a view to supporting its expansion in China
AMC Entertainment, the US theatre chain controlled by China’s Dalian Wanda Group, will acquire Stockholm-based Nordic Cinema Group from PE firm Bridgepoint and Swidesh media group Bonnier Holding for SEK8.25 billion ($929 million).
Warburg Pincus has invested INR8.2 billion ($120 million) for a 14% stake in Indian listed film and retail entertainment company PVR, providing a partial exit for Multiples Alternative Asset Management.
Shanghai-based Innotech Capitals, a PE arm of Innotech International Group specializing in advertising technology, has acquired US data aggregation platform Ad-Juster with a view to helping the company expand into Asia.
With its investment in Formula E, Yao Capital hopes to help electric car racing achieve some of Formula One's success, but with an emphasis on China, downtown circuits, younger fans, and environmentally friendly entertainment
China consumer-focused GP Tiantu Capital has led a RMB250 million ($36 million) Series C round of funding for Kuaikan Comic, a mobile app designed for reading comic books.
Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings has teamed up with Thailand-based Ookbee, a VC-backed digital magazine platform, to pursue growth opportunities in Southeast Asia’s online media space.
Moving from a privatization in the US to a re-listing in Shenzhen through a reverse merger – in the space of 30 months – Focus Media blazed a trail that others have sought to follow
Taiwan-based live broadcasting platform New Entertainment has raised $25 million in Series A funding led by Chinese video streaming app Inke.
Chinese film distributor Bona Film Group, which was taken private eight months ago by a consortium of PE investors and company management, has raised a RMB2.5 billion ($360 million) round led by existing shareholders Alibaba Pictures and Tencent Holdings.
Emerald Media, an Asia media and entertainment investment platform founded by KKR, has participated in a $35 million Series D round of funding for India-headquartered Amagi Media Labs, a provider of cloud-based managed broadcast services and advertising...
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Malaysian state-controlled fund Khazanah Nasional have agreed to invest a combined $600 million in Kuala Lumpur-based telecom infrastructure company Edotco.
A consortium led by Anchor Equity Partners has committed KRW125 billion ($107 million) to Podotree, the mobile content platform of Korean internet giant Kakao.
GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has committed to invest up to IDR3.5 trillion ($261 million) in Indonesian cinema operator Nusantara Sejahtera Raya (NSR).