Tech-focused private equity firm Silver Lake is investing another $1 billion in Singaporean chip maker Avago Technologies to help fund its $6.6 billion acquisition of LSI Corporation.
Technology | 17 Dec 2013 |
GGV Capital has led a Series B round of funding worth $11 million for Yodo1, a Chinese mobile gaming platform. Existing investor Singtel Innov8 also participated alongside new entrants Pavillion Capital and Iris Capital.
Venture | 12 Dec 2013 |
Bain Capital is set to acquire Tokyo-listed Macromill, a Japanese online market research firm, after offering to buy all shares in the company for JPY51.4 billion ($501 million).
Buyouts | 12 Dec 2013 |
Autohome, a Chinese online automobile marketplace backed by Orchid Asia, has revised the indicative price range for its US IPO, putting the firm on course to raise up to $143.8 million.
Technology | 11 Dec 2013 |
V-Cube, a Japanese developer of web-conferencing and webinar systems backed by Intel Capital and Globis Capital Partners, saw its stock open at JPY5,010 per share - a 51% premium on the offering price - on its first day of trading. This followed a JPY4.4...
North Asia | 11 Dec 2013 |
Tongbanjie, a Chinese online finance mobile app, has receive more than $10 million in a Series A round of funding led by IDG Capital Partners.
Greater China | 11 Dec 2013 |
Rocket Internet’s Southeast Asian online shopping mall, Lazada, has raised a $250 million round of funding from Tesco, Access Industries, and return backers Investment AB Kinnevik and Verlinvest.
Southeast Asia | 10 Dec 2013 |
PE-backed Alibaba Group will invest a total of HK$2.8 billion ($360 million) in Haier Electronics Group, a Hong Kong-listed subsidiary of Chinese home appliance maker Haier Group, to expand its logistics and distribution network. Haier Electronics is...
Consumer | 10 Dec 2013 |
Ingogo, the Australian start-up behind the mobile taxi-booking app of the same name, has raised a A$3.4 million ($3.1 million) from a group of PE investors ahead of a listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) next year.
Australasia | 10 Dec 2013 |
Legend Capital, the VC arm of Legend Holdings, has led a Series A round of funding for Vhall, a Chinese online conference service providers. Three other domestic VC firms also participated.
Greater China | 10 Dec 2013 |
Matrix Partners India has provided a Series A round of funding for real-time traffic and travel information platform Birds Eye Systems. The size of the investment was not disclosed but the capital will be used to expand the company’s coverage from Mumbai,...
Venture | 09 Dec 2013 |
Hong Kong-based Horizon Ventures has led a $15.2 million Series B round for Misfit Wearables, the US start-up behind the physical activity monitor Shine. Existing investors – which include Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, OATV,...
Technology | 09 Dec 2013 |
HT Global IT Solutions Holdings, an affiliate of Baring Asia, has pledged its entire stake in Indian business processing outsourcing (BPO) firm Hexaware Technologies with Standard Chartered Bank to help pay for its acquisition.
South Asia | 06 Dec 2013 |
Japanese venture capital investor Jafco Asia has led a Series B round of funding for US games developer Playnery. The value of the transaction was not disclosed.
North Asia | 05 Dec 2013 |
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