Insurance giants Axa and Mass Mutual are backing H&Q Asia Pacific portfolio company One Inc to ride the wave of modernization - and technology adoption - expected in China's insurance industry
Controls on capital outflows imposed by Beijing and concerns about a more aggressive trade policy out of Washington mean Chinese investment in the US is unlikely to match 2016's highs, but this is not necessarily bad for Chinese PE investors
Chinese bike-sharing start-up Mobike has received $215 million in Series D funding, led by domestic internet giant Tencent Holdings and Warburg Pincus. The company now claims to be the best funded participant in its industry globally.
E-Shang Redwood (ESR), a pan-Asian logistics services company backed by Warburg Pincus, has received a $300 million pre-IPO investment from a consortium of Chinese investors.
Healthcare-focused PE firm C-Bridge Capital has led a Series B round of funding worth $100 million for Ascletis, a Chinese biotechnology company that specializes in treatments for liver disease.
AEA Investors-owned ThreeSixty Group, a China and US-based business that designs, sources and distributes consumer products for US retailers, has acquired lifestyle brand The Sharper Image from Iconix Brand Group for $100 million.
JD Capital rose to prominence as a pre-IPO investor in China but has since broadened its coverage to include control deals. Lei Cai, the firm’s founding partner and chairman, explains charts the evolution
H Capital has participated in a Series B-plus round of funding worth RMB1.9 billion ($273 million) for E-life Finance, the travel financial services unit of Chinese conglomerate HNA Group.
From re-listing Focus Media in Shenzhen to closing Fund III at $2.1 billion, FountainVest Partners has enjoyed a fruitful 12 months. CEO Frank Tang assesses the China market
Singapore’s GIC Private has teamed up with China’s Tencent Holdings and NavInfo – a digital maps and location services provider backed by Tencent – to acquire a 10% stake in Here, a US-headquartered open location company.
Chinese investment group Puji Capital has formed a joint venture platform with domestic property developer Galaxy Holdings that will invest in more than 10 start-up and growth companies across mobile gaming, media technology and consumer hardware.
GGV Capital won strong investor support for a Sino-US venture strategy that allows it to back start-ups from seed through growth rounds
Moving from a privatization in the US to a re-listing in Shenzhen through a reverse merger – in the space of 30 months – Focus Media blazed a trail that others have sought to follow
Taiwan-based live broadcasting platform New Entertainment has raised $25 million in Series A funding led by Chinese video streaming app Inke.
Cathay Capital Private Equity and Shenzhen Fortune Venture Capital have led a RMB400 million ($58 million) Series D round of funding for Aihuishou, a China-based electronic products recycling platform.
Chinese online truck logistics platform Huochebang has raised $114.68 million in an initial Series B round of funding led by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and All-Stars Investment.
PAG Asia Capital spent 12 months negotiating over Golden Apple Education Group, but emerged with the first sizeable buyout-cum-restructuring by a foreign PE firm in China
Chinese film distributor Bona Film Group, which was taken private eight months ago by a consortium of PE investors and company management, has raised a RMB2.5 billion ($360 million) round led by existing shareholders Alibaba Pictures and Tencent Holdings.
Chinese mobile advertising network Yeahmobi has raise RMB639 million ($100 million) in a new round of funding to bolster its global expansion.
Zai Lab has carved a niche licensing pre-clinical findings from the West for development into drugs in China, but its ambitions are global. Several VCs have faith in the project
NewQuest Capital Partners inspired fellow shareholders in China Hydroelectric to back an aggressive take-private and achieve a seven-fold hike in equity value
China Everbright (CEL) and IDG Capital Partners have completed a RMB500 million ($72 million) investment in Daling, which operates a Chinese mobile shopping recommendation app targeted at women.
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.