Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group has acquired a 4% stake in S.M. Entertainment, a South Korean music agency, for KRW35.5 billion ($29.8 million).
Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group has led a $793.5 million Series C round for Magic Leap, a Florida-based augmented and virtual reality (VR) technology developer.
Nissay Capital has invested $1.7 million in Series A funding in Japanese workplace chat app Oneteam.
CVC Capital Partners and the Riady family's Lippo Group have suspended plans to sell their majority stake in Link Net, an Indonesian fixed-line broadband and cable TV operator.
Yunfeng Capital has led an extended Series A round of funding for Du Yao, a China-based book and movie reviews platform.
CMC Holdings, an investment platform launched by Ruigang Li, founder of Chinese media-focused PE firm CMC Capital Partners, has invested $100 million in SECA, a Beijing-based sports marketing and management company.
CITIC Capital has led a RMB230 million ($35 million) round of funding for Baofeng Mojing, or Baofeng Magic Mirror, a Chinese virtual reality (VR) headset manufacturer.
Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has bought leading Hollywood film production studio Legendary Entertainment for $3.5 billion in cash.
CMC Holdings, an investment platform affiliated with Chinese media-focused PE firm CMC Capital Partners, has invested an undisclosed sum in BaseFX, a Beijing-based visual effects and animation production house.
Affinity Equity Partners is set for a more than 6x return on its investment in Loen Entertainment, the Korean equivalent of iTunes, following Kakao Corporation's agreement to buy a majority stake in the business.
Korean VC player IMM Investment convinces magazine publisher Design House and e-commerce business Oheim that together they can be stronger
France-based Ventech Capital has led a $15 million Series B round of funding for Happy Juzi, a Chinese entertainment news portal.
SIDBI Venture Capital has led a $3 million Series A round for Indian online parenting portal Mycity4kids, with participation by existing investor YourNest Angel Fund.
Nexus Venture Partners has participated in an $8 million Series A round for portfolio company Blueshift, a US-based automated marketing solutions provider. The round was led by Storm Ventures.
Fuji Startup Ventures (FSV), the VC arm of Japan's Fuji TV network, has committed an undisclosed amount of funding to Tokyo-based start-up news site The Bridge, alongside public relations company PR Times.
Fenox Venture Capital has committed an undisclosed amount of Series D funding to Japan-based adtech start-up Geniee.
Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has approved the acquisition of cable television provider China Network Systems (CNS) by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) and Far EasTone Telecommunications.
Bain Capital has agreed to sell its entire 50% stake in Japan's Jupiter Shop Channel to Jupiter Communication (J:COM), a company part-owned by Sumitomo Corporation. Bain bought its interest from Sumitomo at a valuation of JPY100 billion (then $1.3 billion)...
Focus Media, a Chinese outdoor advertising business taken private in 2013 by the CEO and a consortium of private equity investors, has re-listed in Shenzhen.
Shanghai Joy Network, a media and entertainment investment group owned by Fosun's chairman and founder Guo Guangchang, has committed RMB130 million ($20 million) in Series B funding to Modern Sky Entertainment, a concert and festival event organizer in...
Chinese movie ticket-booking platforms Beijing Weiying Times Technology and Gewara – both of which have received several rounds of funding from VC and strategic investors – have agreed to merge.
Chinese internet giants Alibaba Group and Tencent Holdings have joined a PE-backed consortium seeking to privatize Chinese film studio and distributor Bona Film Group.
China's Huayi Brothers, Tencent Holdings and Yunfeng Capital – a PE firm co-founded by Alibaba Group's Jack Ma – have acquired a Hong Kong-listed shell company to develop films for local and international markets in a deal worth HK$547 million ($70.6...
Advantage Partners leveraged its expertise in corporate carve-outs to acquire SBI Life Living. It plans to split the business in two so that each half can achieve its full potential