Indian boutique investment bank O3 Capital has launched a fund targeting $120-150 million that will focus on domestic, early-stage hospitality sector investments.
Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corporation has raised $410 million for two private equity funds – to be operated by its asset management arm – that have a combined target of $1.5 billion.
Ping An Real Estate, the real estate investment and asset management platform of China's Ping An Insurance Group, has committed $300 million to e-Shang Redwood (ESR), a real estate logistics platform backed by Warburg Pincus with operations in China,...
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has joined a consortium to acquire French property services company Foncia for EUR1.8 billion ($2 billion).
A subsidiary of Chinese logistics player Shanghai Yupei Group, which is backed by RRJ Capital, The Carlyle Group, and Temasek Holdings, is looking to raise up to HK$3.36 billion ($434 million) through a Hong Kong IPO.
Keystone Private Equity has agreed to acquire distressed Korean construction company Dongbu Corporation for KRW206 billion ($174 million).
Singapore real estate developer CapitaLand has set up a dedicated VC unit – known as C31 Ventures – to support global tech start-ups. This comes after the company received funding under the early stage venture fund program (ESVF) to make investments...
Local GP Keystone Private Equity has been selected as the preferred bidder for distressed Korean construction company Dongbu Corporation.
The new CEO of Japan Post Holdings has underlined his commitment to targeting riskier asset classes, including private equity and direct M&A opportunities. This comes as several local insurers are branching out into higher-return investments overseas...
Singapore’s GIC Private has entered into a joint venture with Indonesian industrial properties provider Mega Manunggal Property (MMP) to develop an extended warehouse portfolio.
Goldman Sachs and Blue Sky Alternative Investments have taken a controlling stake in The Pad, an Australian student accommodation group, as part a $1 billion joint venture.
Hong Kong-based private equity real estate investor Gaw Capital has reached a first close of $700 million on its fifth Asia-focused real estate fund.
Mofang Gongyu, a Shanghai-based serviced apartment chain operator, has raised $300 million in a Series C round of funding led by AVIC Trust. Existing backer Warburg Pincus also participated.
Haozu.com, a Chinese O2O commercial real estate service platform, has raised a RMB250 million ($39 million) Series A round of funding led by Joy Capital and Black Hole Capital.
UrWork, a co-working space for Chinese start-ups, has raised RMB200 million ($31 million) in an extended Series A round of funding.
Shanghai Chengtou Holding, a Shanghai-listed property developer which is also a portfolio company of Hony Capital, has committed RMB400 million ($62 million) to the GP’s latest China fund.
India’s Kotak Mahindra Group has closed a commitment of INR16 billion ($237 million) from institutional investors for equity investments in realty projects.
D&J Industrial Property, a Chinese business park developer co-founded by Warburg Pincus, has raised $220 million in a Series B round of funding.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to buy a portfolio of five retirement villages in New Zealand from Australia-listed property and infrastructure group Lend Lease Group.
Hony Capital has agreed to invest an additional RMB599 million ($91 million) hotel operator Shanghai Jinjiang International alongside other financial and strategic investors.
China-based warehousing operator e-Shang, which was founded by two local entrepreneurs in conjunction with Warburg Pincus, has agreed to merge with Asian counterpart Redwood Group as it builds scale towards a public market listing.
KKR has formed a partnership with China Orient Asset Management and China Orient Summit Capital (COS Capital) to make credit and distressed opportunities in the country, with real estate likely to be a key area of focus.
SouFun Holdings, a US-listed Chinese online real estate portal backed by the Carlyle Group and IDG Capital Partners, plans to spin out its online media and finance service units into a domestic backdoor listing.
Indian classifieds site Quikr has bought property search website CommonFloor for an undisclosed amount. Both companies have received VC funding.