A confluence of macro influences is driving demand for modernized logistics in India. Private equity is likely to benefit in a number of areas, but informed targeting and value-add approaches will be key
Monk's Hill Ventures and Kickstart Ventures, a unit of Philippines telecommunications company Globe Telecom, have invested in Manila-based real estate marketplace ZipMatch.
Gobi Partners and Kaitai Capital have jointly led a RMB95 million ($14 million) Series A round of funding for Momfo, a Chinese property financing platform.
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.