Yum China Holdings, which operates KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in the country, has agreed to buy Daojia, a local online food-ordering platform backed by several private equity investors.
Shaw Kwei & Partners, a middle-market private equity firm that primarily focuses on the industrial, manufacturing and services sectors in Asia, is targeting $800 million for its fourth fund.
Three of the senior management team at SMC Capital China - a GP launched by Hong Kong-based Simon Murray & Company (SMC) - have left to join CDIB Capital, the PE arm of Taiwan’s China Development Financial.
Hillhouse Capital has led a RMB380 million ($55 million) Series C round of funding for Yitu Technology, a Shanghai-based artificial intelligence (AI) technology developer.
CDB Capital, the fund management arm of China Development Bank, has led a $42 million round for Wacai, a Chinese finance management mobile app developer.
SoftBank Group contributed $5 billion of the $5.5 billion funding round announced at the end of last month by China-based ride-hailing app operator Didi Chuxing – almost certainly the largest single investment in a Chinese internet company.
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KKR has fully exited its remaining 11.8% stake in car dealership China Rundong Auto Group for HK$395 million ($50.7 million), ending a seven-year association that included an IPO in Hong Kong in 2014.
Qiming Venture Partners has led a RMB120 million ($17 million) Series B round for XSKY Beijing Data Technology Corporation, a China-based data storage software services provider.
China-focused GP Maison Capital has led a RMB150 million ($22 million) Series B round of funding for Wook, a cross-border B2B e-commerce platform that focuses on China and Indonesia markets.
Huochebang has raised $270 million in the last five months with a view to using its sharing economy solution to make China's trucking industry more efficient and less fragmented
Royole Corporation, a China-based flexible display technology developer, has received RMB400 million ($58 million) in Series D funding from a domestic GP Beijing Zhongtai Chuanghui Equity Investment Fund.
China-focused VC firm Pagoda Investment has led a RMB110 million ($16 million) Series A round of funding for Hesai, a Shanghai-based company that develops smart sensing technology solutions.
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Shanghai Star48 Culture & Media, a media agency that developed Chinese female pop group SNH48, has raised a Series C round of funding led by CMB International Capital, a private equity unit of China Merchants Bank.
Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings has led a $54 million funding round for Smule, a US-based social media music company, to support its expansion in Asia.
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An investment unit of Bank of China International (BOCI) has led a RMB200 million ($29 million) Series C round for G-banker, a Chinese online gold trading platform that has several venture capital backers.
Anxin Apartment, a China-based serviced apartment operator, has raised RMB300 million ($43 million) in a Series B round spread across two tranches.
Sequoia Capital China and Banyan Capital have led a RMB350 million ($51 million) Series B round of funding for Xiaodian, a Beijing-based power bank rental company.
Tencent Holding has led a RMB235 million ($34 million) funding round for Transwarp Technology, a Chinese big data technology developer backed by a string of venture capital investors.
China Creation Ventures, a VC firm recently launched by Wei Zhou, formerly a managing partner at KPCB China, has led a Series A round of funding worth RMB110 million ($16 million) for credit evaluation business IceKredit.
Chinese industrial gases supplier Yingde Gases is scheduled to be delisted in September after shareholders voted in favor of a buyout offer from PAG Asia Capital that values the company at approximately HK$11.3 billion ($1.45 billion).