Asian co-working space operators Naked Hub and JustCo have decided to join forces to fend off competition from WeWork, a US-based sector leader now encroaching on the regional market. As a joint expansion program rolls out, pricing control will be a key...
Gome Holding Group, one of China's largest electrical appliance retailers, has invested RMB216 million ($31 million) in a Series C round of funding for Ikongjian.com, a VC-backed online-to-offline (O2O) interior design platform.
Bigger, a Beijing-based co-working space operator established by Hong Kong-listed property developer Modern Land, has completed a $18 million Series A round led by an investment unit of real estate company Hongfu Group.
Chinese PE-backed co-working space operators UrWork and 5Lmeet – both of which were founded by Daqing Mao, formerly a real estate executive at China Vanke – have raised a total of RMB800 million ($116 million) from conglomerate Beijing Xingpai Group.
Co-working spaces are proliferating in Asia as companies – from multinationals to start-ups – opt for more flexible real estate arrangements. The transition is real, but are the valuations justified?
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has committed $500 million to IndoSpace Core, a joint venture focused on acquiring and developing logistics facilities in India.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering an investment of up to $40 million in debt in Aavas Financiers, a housing finance business that Partners Group and Kedaara Capital bought last year from non-banking financial company (NBFC) Au...
UrWork, a Chinese VC-backed co-working office space provider, has agreed to merge with its industry peer New Space. The combined entity will be worth RMB9 billion ($1.3 billion).
During its ownership of Allity, Archer Capital has focused on putting the aged care company a cut above the competition. Now the GP believes its premium care bet is poised to pay off
Capacite Infraprojects, an Indian construction firm backed by Paragon Partners and NewQuest Capital Partners, has filed for a INR4 billion ($62 million) IPO.
Mitsui & Co has agreed to invest JPY1.3 billion ($11.7 million) in Renoveru, a VC-backed start-up focused on online services in Japan’s home renovations market.
Adamantem Capital, an Australia-based mid-market PE firm set by former executives from Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), has acquired New Zealand’s Heritage Lifecare for an enterprise valuation of NZ$115 million ($80 million).
From Wanda Group to Walt Disney, China is filling up with theme parks. Investors see it as an opportunity to marry real estate development with the evolving consumption patterns
Boyu Capital has bought a 25% stake in Vanke Property Development, a wholly-owned property services unit of China Vanke, the second-largest real estate developer in the country, for RMB166 million ($24 million).
The Blackstone Group has agreed to exit theme park operator SeaWorld by selling a 21% stake to Zhonghong Zhuoye Group – a Chinese real estate developer with an interest in leisure and tourism – for about $449 million.
Shenzhen Qianhai Dadao Financial Services, a Chinese start-up that specializes in residential property financial services, has raised a RMB200 million ($29 million) Series B round led by Huaxing Capital Partners, the private equity arm of China Renaissance.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has invested about INR7.5 billion ($113.2 million) for a 13.4% stake in Indian mortgage lender Can Fin Homes.
Increased urgency around demographic tailwinds in the funeral services space has coincided with a spate of investment activity in recent years. Private equity could be well positioned to play a leading role
Goldman Sachs, MBK Partners, Owl Creek Asset Management and PAG Asia Capital will fully exit Universal Studios Japan (USJ) after Comcast NBCUniversal agreed to buy the 49% of the company it doesn’t already own for JPY254.8 billion ($2.3 billion).
China Lodging Group, a US-listed Chinese hotel chain, has agreed to buy Crystal Orange Hotel Holdings, a Chinese boutique operator backed by The Carlyle Group, for RMB3.65 billion ($530 million) in cash.
Australia’s aged care segment continues to appeal to private equity investors. But GPs must be wary of the challenges posed by the government’s unique stake in the market
Bain Capital Credit has agreed to buy Craigcare, a residential care provider and retirement village operator in Western Australia.
The pursuit of Global Logistic Properties (GLP) is a natural consequence of more private capital entering China's transportation and logistics sector - indeed, GLP itself is managing a sizable portion of this capital
Global Logistic Properties (GLP), a Singapore-listed warehouse operator with a $40 billion portfolio – over half of which is based in China – has confirmed the receipt of multiple buyout offers.