Frees Fund, a China-focused VC group that spun out from IDG Capital Partners, and Qihoo 360 Technology have co-led a $100 million round for Mobi Magic, a Beijing-based mobile app developer.
Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture, a listed Chinese animation firm, has led an undisclosed Series A round of funding for Time of Virtual Reality (TVR), which develops games for VR devices.
China-based Perfect World Pictures has launched a private equity fund to invest in a slate of movies produced by US Universal Pictures.
US-based Fairchild Semiconductor International has turned down a $2.6 billion take-private bid from China Resources Microelectronics and Hua Capital.
Adams Street Partners has promoted Doris Guo, a principal in charge of primary investments in Greater China, to partner.
Sequoia Capital is supporting a take-private Chinese online beauty products retailer Jumei International that has been launched by the company’s founders. It values the US-listed business at approximately $1 billion.
Ascendent Capital Partners has completed its exit from Nano Resources, a components manufacturer for high-speed trains, generating a more than 5x return.
Haitong-Fortis Private Equity, a joint venture between Haitong Securities and BNP Paribas Investment Partners, is set to exit Chinese snack food platform Baicaowei to Shenzhen-listed jujube product maker Haoxiangni.
Sing Wang, who until last year was co-chairman for Greater China at TPG Capital and head of TPG Growth in North Asia, has joined China Minsheng Financial Holding as CEO.
58 Daojia, a PE-backed Chinese online-to-offline (O2O) local services platform, has merged with Dudumeijia.com, a manicure-booking app that counts Sequoia Capital and Source Code Capital among its investors.
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Lakala, a Chinese offline third-party payment services provider owned by Legend Holdings, is set to list on the Shanghai Stock Exchange through a reverse merger.
Sequoia Capital has led a new funding round for Che300.com, a China-based online platform that values second-hand cars.
Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group has acquired a 4% stake in S.M. Entertainment, a South Korean music agency, for KRW35.5 billion ($29.8 million).
Chinese online hotel booking site eLong has agreed to buyout led by a consortium of existing shareholders, including Tencent Holdings and Ctrip. The deal values the company at approximately $647 million.
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A Chinese consortium featuring Qihoo 360 Technology – which recently agreed a $9.3 billion private equity-backed take-private – is poised to acquire Norway-headquartered internet browser developer Opera Software for $1.2 billion.
The Asset Management Association of China (AMAC), a self-regulatory organization for the PE industry set up by the securities watchdog, has tightened rules on domestic fund managers’ registration, with a view to cracking down on financial scams.
Kingsoft Cloud Group, a cloud computing unit owned by China’s Kingsoft, has raised $60 million in a Series C round of funding from a group of investors including IDG Capital Partners.
Zhejiang Haers Vacuum Containers, a Chinese stainless vacuum container manufacturer, has agreed to pay The Riverside Company CHF16.1 million ($16.6 million) in cash for Swiss bottle maker SIGG.
David Li, managing director and head of China at Warburg Pincus, has resigned to set up his own company. Julian Cheng and Frank Wei have duly been appointed to lead Warburg Pincus’ China business.
CDIB Capital, the PE arm of Taiwan’s China Development Financial (CDF), has invested $30 million in Anhui Dong Jin Renewable Resource Technology, a Chinese renewable resources producer.
China-based Sinovac Biotech, which earlier this week became the target of a take-private bid from its chairman and SAIF Partners, has received a competing offer from a consortium that includes China International Capital Corporation (CICC).