Changingedu, a China-based after-school tutoring platform backed by several VC investors, has raised an additional $18 million in an extended Series C round from US-listed Chinese company TAL Education Group.
Primavera Capital Group has reached a final close on its second US dollar-denominated China-focused fund at $1.93 billion, exceeding the target of $1.5 billion.
Hony Capital has led a $11.5 million Series B round for Xi Shao Ye, a Chinese fast food chain, through its Hong Kong-listed food and beverage platform Best Food Holding.
GenBridge Capital, a venture capital firm whose founders include two members of Chinese online retailer JD.com’s M&A team, is seeking to raise $500 million for its debut China fund.
CDH Investments has led a $120 million Series B round of funding for Sense Time, a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning technology start-up.
CDH Investments has committed $110 million to Sunpower, a China-based and Singapore-listed company that designs and manufactures energy conservation equipment.
Cassia Investments has supported Japanese clothing maker Evisu Group's $40 million buy-back of its China retail and franchising rights.
Meitu, a Chinese photo and community app provider driven by the selfie phenomenon, raised HK$4.88 billion ($629 million) in its Hong Kong IPO, securing liquidity events for several venture capital investors.
Warburg Pincus has closed its dedicated China fund – which will invest alongside the firm’s $13.4 billion global flagship vehicle in China deals – at the hard cap of $2 billion after about six months in the market.
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China Merchants China Direct Investments (CMCDI), a Hong Kong-listed investment entity managed by China Merchants Group and First Eastern Investment Group, has committed RMB90 million ($13 million) to a fund that will target internet and artificial intelligence...
D&J Industrial Property, a China business park developer seeded by Warburg Pincus, has launched a RMB10 billion ($1.5 billion) fund with AVIC Trust that will invest in industrial infrastructure.
China’s CIC Capital and Australia’s Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) have joined a consortium agreeing to take control of the UK’s largest gas distribution business for GBP5.4 billion ($6.8 billion).
Europe-Asia cross-border focused PE firm Mandarin Capital Partners has committed EUR16.4 million ($17.7 million) for a majority stake in Italian pharmaceutical manufacturer Mipharm.
With concerns that China's venture capital boom is heading for a bust, investors are increasingly targeting early-stage strategies. Renminbi funds are also coming more into the reckoning
Lionel de Saint-Exupery, president and CEO of CDIB Capital, on leveraging resources and expertise - inside and outside China - to capitalize on the country's growth opportunity
Chinese investment firm Huiyin Group has launched a $20 million fund to invest in blockchain technologies.
Rui Ma, Greater China partner at Silicon Valley-based investor 500 Startups, has left the firm and set up her own early-stage fund-of-funds to invest in US GPs.
Chinese GP CITIC Private Equity has teamed up with Yale School of Management to provide customized management training courses to senior executives from its portfolio companies.
Tsinghua Unigroup, an investment arm of China's state-backed Tsinghua Holdings, has scrapped its plan to invest in ChipMOS Technologies, a chip test and packaging company listed in Taiwan.
China cleantech-focused VC firm Tsing Capital and US-based SVC Angel Fund have formed a partnership with IngDan, an internet-of-things (IoT) platform that aims to connect hardware start-ups with supply chain resources in China.
Australia’s QIC has reached an agreement with Ping An Asset Management (PAAMC), the asset management arm of Ping An Insurance, which will allow the Chinese group to tap into QIC’s experience in alternatives.
Novogene Technology, a Beijing-headquartered genomic services provider, has raised a $75 million Series B round from Chinese investors including CMB International, SDIC Innovation Investment and Shanghai Sigma Square Capital.