US-based retailer Walmart has made a $50 million strategic investment in New Dada, a Chinese online grocery and delivery platform part-owned by JD.com.
With Japan's demographic crisis promising more labor shortages, CLSA Capital Partners hopes to ride a coming wave of growth in the staffing services industry
Doumi, a China-based platform that helps people find part-time jobs, has raised $40 million in Series B funding from Hillhouse Capital, Tencent Holdings, Baidu, and food and agribusiness conglomerate New Hope Group.
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has agreed to invest more than INR10 billion ($155 million) in India-based third-party logistics provider TVS Logistics, facilitating an exit for KKR and Goldman Sachs.
SafetyCulture, an Australia-founded developer of mobile software for safety inspectors, has raised A$30 million ($23 million) in Series B funding from a group of investors including Index Ventures and Blackbird Ventures.
ZTO Express, a China logistics operator backed by investors including Warburg Pincus and Sequoia Capital, has set a target of up to $1.33 billion for its US IPO.
Nexus Venture partners has committed $7 million in Series A funding to Indian software development tool creator Postman.
Korea's ageing population means greater demand for funeral services and smaller household sizes suggest a growing need for support to pay for them. In Good Sangjo, VIG Partners believes it has a business that can capitalize on these trends
CLSA Capital Partners has acquired Japanese business process outsourcing (BPO) company Outsourcing Investments (OSI).
Permira fought off the competition to secure Hong Kong-headquartered corporate and investor services provider Tricor Global. Now the GP plans to pursue a buy-and-build strategy
Everstone Group has agreed to buy US-based customer relationship management (CRM) solutions provider CustomerContactChannels (C3) with a view to helping the company expand in India.
Permira has agreed to buy Tricor Holdings, a Hong Kong-headquartered business, corporate and investor services provider, from Bank of East Asia (BEA) for HK$6.47 billion ($835 million).
The Longreach Group has agreed to Nippon Outsourcing Corporation, a business process outsourcing (BPO) subsidiary of Olympus Corporation. The transaction size was not disclosed.
China-based logistics operator ZTO Express has filed for an IPO in the US. Sequoia Capital and Warburg Pincus are the most significant private equity backers with stakes of 7.2% and 6.1%, respectively.
EDBI, the corporate VCs arm of Singapore's Economic Development Board, has joined a $40 million Series D round for Shape Security, a US-based provider of online security technology.
Sequoia Capital has led a $51 million funding round for Indian cloud data security and information management solutions provider Druva.
CX Partners is on course to make a partial exit from India-based Security & Intelligence Services (SIS) as part of the company’s domestic IPO.
CVC Capital Partners has bought a controlling stake in Japanese assisted living, nursery school and cleaning services provider Hasegawa Holdings.
Vertex Ventures, the VC arm of Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has led a $6 million Series A round for Indian customer experience management platform CloudCherry alongside Cisco Investments, the corporate VC arm of Cisco Systems.
Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed to buy Australia-listed risk management and standards compliance business SAI Global for an enterprise valuation of A$1.24 billion ($940 million).
CVC Capital Partners has agreed to buy Logen, South Korea’s leading courier company focused on small to mid-volume customers, from Baring Private Equity Asia.
US-based venture capital fund Unitus Impact has joined a Series B round for Indian produce logistics firm Lawrencedale Agro Processing, operator of the fruit and vegetable brand Leaf.
India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA) has bought a majority stake in India-based agricultural research firm Seedworks International.
OTMS, a China-based logistics software developer, has raised a $25 million Series B round led by Weixing Chen, founder of local ride-hailing app operator Kuaidi Dache.