E-Shang Redwood (ESR), a pan-Asian logistics services company backed by Warburg Pincus, has moved into Southeast Asia with an agreement to buy 80% of Cambridge Industrial Trust (CIT), a Singapore real estate investment trust (REIT) with assets worth S$1.4...
VC-backed PropTiger and Housing.com have agreed to a merger that will establish India’s largest online realty company.
E-Shang Redwood (ESR), a pan-Asian logistics services company backed by Warburg Pincus, has received a $300 million pre-IPO investment from a consortium of Chinese investors.
Chinese investment group Puji Capital has formed a joint venture platform with domestic property developer Galaxy Holdings that will invest in more than 10 start-up and growth companies across mobile gaming, media technology and consumer hardware.
D&J Industrial Property, a China business park developer seeded by Warburg Pincus, has launched a RMB10 billion ($1.5 billion) fund with AVIC Trust that will invest in industrial infrastructure.
Hong Kong private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners has led the purchase of an office building in Australia for conversion into student accommodation.
MBK Partners has submitted a tender offer for listed Japanese golf course operator Accordia Golf that values the business at approximately JPY102.5 billion ($912 million).
KKR has partnered with Chinese property developer Sino-Ocean Group Holding to invest HK$1.5 billion ($190 million) in retail outlet developer and operator Beijing Capital Juda.
Vertex Ventures, the VC arm of Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has led a $5.5 million seed round for Singapore-based co-working space developer Spacemob.
Indian classifieds site Quikr has purchased Grabhouse, a rental property listing platform backed by Sequoia Capital and Kalaari Capital.
Warburg Pincus has teamed up with Vietnam-based GP VinaCapital and Don Lam, the firm’s founder, to create a hotel investment platform intended to tap into rising inbound tourism in Southeast Asia, particularly from China.
Square Yards, an online listings service dedicated to the property sector, has received $12 million in funding from the private equity arm of Reliance Group.
Warburg Pincus has joined a consortium of investors including China’s Avic Trust to privatize Singapore-listed real estate fund management company ARA Asset Management.
Chinese short-term rental site Xiaozhu.com has collected a total of $65 million across two tranches from a group of China-focused VC investors.
IDG Capital Partners and Prometheus Capital have invested RMB200 million ($30 million) in an extended Series A round of funding for KR Space, a provider of collaborative workspaces for Chinese start-ups
NewQuest Capital Partners has joined a $21 million investment in construction firm Capacit’e Infraprojects and engineering components manufacturer Maini Precision Products, both of which are portfolio companies of India-based GP Paragon Partners.
Indian logistics provider Continental Warehousing has filed for a domestic IPO, setting up The Abraaj Group for a full exit. Warburg Pincus is expected to make a partial exit.
The rise of e-commerce in China has placed traditional retailers under pressure, but private equity investors are still finding opportunities with concepts that integrate online and offline
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,...