Lvyouquan.cn, a Chinese business-to-business (B2B) online travel platform, has raised RMB500 million ($78 million) in a Series B round of funding from a group of domestic investors.
Alibaba Group has officially launched its entrepreneur funds - worth a collective $450 million - in Hong Kong and Taiwan, picking Gobi Partners and China Development Industrial Bank (CDIB) to manage the vehicles in those respective markets.
Shenzhen Qianhe Capital, an investment firm set up by former leading Chinese mutual fund manager Yawei Wang, has led a RMB300 million ($47 million) Series B round for education group Uniquedu.
China ZhongDi Dairy Holdings, a private equity-backed dairy farm operator that supplies raw milk to leading brands such as Mengniu Dairy and Yili Group, is targeting a Hong Kong IPO of up to HK$508.4 million ($65.6 million).
TutorGroup, a Chinese online education platform, has raised $200 million in a Series C round of funding from new investors including GIC Private and the Russia-China Investment Fund (RCIF).
CDIB Capital, the PE arm of Taiwan’s China Development Financial (CDF), is raising a later-stage venture fund to focus on cross-strait expansion.
Wepiao, a Chinese mobile app specializing in movie ticket sales, has completed a Series C round of funding worth RMB1.5 billion ($234 million) led by the government-backed Beijing Cultural Assets Chinese Film & Television Fund.
Yirendai.com, an online peer-to-peer (P2P) online platform owned by China-based micro-credit loan player CreditEase, has filed for an IPO in the US.
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KKR has made a fifth investment intended to leverage rising food quality and safety in China by taking a significant minority stake in Yuehai Feed Group, which primarily supplies shrimp farms, for about $90 million.
China consumer-focused GP Tiantu Capital has been approved to list on the National Equities Exchange and Quotation (NEEQ), also known as the New Third Board. It has raised a total of RMB2.68 billion ($420 million).
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Dutch pension fund manager APG Asset Management will establish a logistics-focused joint venture in South Korea with e-Shang, a Chinese warehousing operator backed by Warburg Pincus.
Shanghai-based healthcare-focused PE firm Lyfe Capital has closed its debut China fund at $298 million.
Aiwujiwu, a Chinese rental and second-home listings portal, has completed a Series E round of funding worth $150 million round led by Temasek Holdings and Hillhouse Capital.
Chinese ride-hailing app operator Didi Kuaidi has invested an undisclosed amount in Ele.me, a VC-backed online food-ordering platform.
Sailing Capital, a private equity firm backed by Shanghai International Group, has agreed to invest in a joint venture securities company based in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.
Sequoia Capital has partnered with global medical equipment manufacturer Medtronic to form a China-focused medical technology investment fund worth $60 million.
The proposed privatization of WuXi PharmaTech, a China-based provider of contract R&D services to the global pharmaceutical sector, has won the support of two major shareholder proxy advisory firms.
China-based property manager Zhong Ao Home Group, which received a pre-IPO investment from Vision Knight Capital earlier this year, is looking to raise up to HK$459.2 million ($59.2 million) through a Hong Kong offering.
Haoche51, a Chinese C2C second-hand car trading platform, has raised $50 million in a Series B round of funding led by Source Code Capital and domestic investor Fenghuang Xiangrui Fund.
Tencent Holdings has led a RMB200 million ($31 million) for Miss Fresh, a Chinese online grocery retailer.
Chinese alternative investment firm CITIC Capital Holdings is seeking to list on the National Equities Exchange and Quotation (NEEQ), also known as the New Third Board.