Quadrant Private Equity will make a partial exit from ANP Outdoor as the Australian advertising business raises A$329.3 million ($289 million) through an IPO.
Exits | 22 Oct 2014 |
India location-based mobile advertising platform Adnear has raised a $19 million Series B round of funding from Telstra Ventures, the Australian telecom giant's corporate venture capital arm, and Japanese VC Global Brain.
Early stage | 20 Oct 2014 |
Japanese telecom giant SoftBank has agreed to buy DramaFever, a streaming video service that specializes in Korean TV shows and movies. Financial details were not disclosed.
North Asia | 15 Oct 2014 |
CVC Capital Partners is set for a partial exit from Link Net, Indonesia’s second-largest fixed-line broadband and cable TV operator, through a share placement.
Exits | 14 Oct 2014 |
Japanese online marketing firm Somewrite has raised JPY100 million (about $1 million) from corporate venture capital arm Gree Ventures and other undisclosed investors.
North Asia | 13 Oct 2014 |
Hongyang Venture Capital Investment, a corporate investment arm of electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group, has invested NT$2.98 billion ($98 million) in local telecom operator Taiwan Mobile.
Greater China | 08 Oct 2014 |
Sequoia Capital has led a INR1 billion ($16.4 million) round of funding for Verse Innovation, owner and operator of India-based local-language mobile platform NewsHunt.
Venture | 23 Sep 2014 |
The Carlyle Group and Yunfeng Capital are set to exit from GDC Technology as Huayi Brothers Media plans to acquire a controlling stake in the digital cinema equipment manufacturer.
Greater China | 18 Sep 2014 |
Singapore-based CLSA Global Market has invested INR1.5 billion ($24.7 million) in Hathway Cable & Datacom, India's largest cable service operator by revenue.
Media | 12 Sep 2014 |
Taiwan’s Fubon Group, Hong Kong's Media Asia and South Korean music giant SM Entertainment have established a media-focused fund to jointly invest in Chinese film and TV production.
Greater China | 04 Sep 2014 |
Guilin Guanglu Measuring Instrument, a Chinese electronic digital caliper maker, plans to raise RMB710 million ($115 million) from four domestic private equity firms.
Greater China | 03 Sep 2014 |
GIC Private has invested $104 million in KKBOX, a Taiwan-based company that provides music streaming services in Asia.
Greater China | 29 Aug 2014 |
Taiwan-based food and drinks conglomerate Ting Hsin International Group has agreed to buy a majority stake in local TV operator China Network Systems (CNS) from MBK Partners.
Greater China | 26 Aug 2014 |
Mizuho Capital, Jafco Ventures and DBJ Capital have invested JPY220 million ($2.1 million) in Research and Innovation, a Tokyo-based internet market research company.
North Asia | 25 Aug 2014 |
SAIF Partners has led a $38 million Series C round of funding for Chinese video-sharing platform Aipai, with participation from Matrix Partners.
Greater China | 22 Aug 2014 |
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