Everstone Capital has invested $8 million in Indian customer experience management (CEM) solutions provider Servion Global Solutions, raising its total stake in the company to $74 million.
Australian venture capital firm Artesian Venture Partners has raised A$26 million ($19.5 million) for a domestic clean energy fund with a A$10 million cornerstone investment from the government’s A$1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund.
The venture capital division of South African media firm Naspers has invested $5 million in Coins, a US-founded blockchain and financial technology company operating in the Philippines.
Lechebang, a Chinese online automobile services platform focused on after-sale services, has completed a RMB300 million ($44 million) Series B round led by Grand Flight Investment.
US-based software developer Ebix has agreed to buy a majority stake in Indian financial technology firm ItzCash, providing an exit for its VC backers including Lightspeed Venture, Matrix Partners and Intel Capital.
SoftBank's global technology fund is significant enough to redraw the private equity investment opportunity in certain industries, if not to redraw the industries themselves
Gree Ventures, which was set up by Japanese mobile gaming company Gree, has closed its second early-stage VC fund at $67 million.
Shanghai-based mobile communication app developer Chubao Technology has completed a $100 million Series D round co-led by CCB International, an investment unit of China Construction Bank, and China PE firm HG Capital.
Cogencis’ market data terminals have made a strong showing in India against Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters. Now the Samara Capital-backed company is looking to repeat that success worldwide
CBC Capital has led a $26 million Series C round for Cloudwise, a Beijing-based application performance management (APM) solutions provider, with participation from SIG Asia and Sequoia Capital China.
Partners Group has acquired a majority stake in Philippines-based business process outsourcing (BPO) provider SPi Global from CVC Capital Partners and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) in a deal that values the business at $330 million.
Dixon Technologies, a contract electronics manufacturer based in India, has filed for an IPO that will provide an exit to Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE).
South Korean memory chip manufacturer SK Hynix has joined a group that is bidding for Toshiba’s Nand flash memory business amid reports that Bain Capital has submitted an offer of $10 billion for the asset.
SoftBank Group Corp. has reached a first close of more than $93 billion on its global technology investment fund. A final close of $100 billion is expected within six months.
Jungle Ventures has led a $5.3 million Series A round for Indian online credit platform PaySense.
SoftBank Group has invested in One97 Communications, the parent company of Indian online payments and e-commerce platform Paytm.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering an investment of $15 million in Hong Kong-based Arbor Ventures’ second VC fund, which has an initial target of $220 million.
Hellman & Friedman has submitted a buyout offer for Australia’s Fairfax Media that values the business as high as A$2.9 billion ($2.1 billion).
From Scratch, a Japanese digital marketing platform, has raised approximately JPY3.2 billion ($28.4 million) in funding from Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Rakuten Ventures, as well as several existing investors.
China Aerospace Science & Technology Corporation (CASC) has launched a RMB150 billion ($22 billion) fund with a group of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to invest in new technologies.
Vietnam’s start-up ecosystem is gaining prominence as the diaspora community taps local tech talent to create businesses targeting global markets. Expect deal flow to increase substantially in coming years
China Ping An Insurance has led a $75 million Series A round for Huya, the live game broadcasting subsidiary of Chinese social networking platform YY.
Samyang Optics, a Korea-based camera lens manufacturer owned by VIG Partners, is seeking to raise as much as KRW82.4 billion ($73.5 million) through a domestic IPO.
Wish, a San Francisco-based cross-border e-commerce app backed by several Asian investors, has completed a Series F round led by Everbright-IDG Industrial Fund.