HomeShop18, an Indian television shopping network and online market place backed by SAIF Partners and OCP Asia, has filed to go public on the New York Stock Exchange.
South Asia | 04 Apr 2014 |
Jiuxian.com, a Chinese e-commerce site that sells wines and spirits, has raised RMB425 million ($68 million) across two rounds of funding.
Greater China | 03 Apr 2014 |
International Finance Corporation (IFC) is investing $85 million in Varun Beverages, the largest South Asian bottler for soft drinks giant PepsiCo.
Consumer | 02 Apr 2014 |
Everstone Capital has invested INR1 billion ($16.6 million) in Indian fashion label RituKumar in return for an undisclosed minority stake.
South Asia | 02 Apr 2014 |
KKR and Affinity Equity Partners have completed their exit of Korea's Oriental Brewery (OB) to previous owner Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) for $5.8 billion.
Consumer | 02 Apr 2014 |
“Surprisingly, the price of imported fruit is not necessary always more expensive than local fruit,” observes Harry Hui, managing partner of ClearVue Partners. “The reason is that in developed countries, the agricultural productivity is higher than...
Greater China | 02 Apr 2014 |
The rapid growth of India’s movie industry is drawing in private equity investors looking for exposure all along the value chain. Those unable to stomach the risk will aim for distribution rather than production
Media | 02 Apr 2014 |
Globis Capital Partners and Jafco Ventures have invested JPY200 million ($1.95 million) in Catarizm, the Japanese start-up behind online leisure booking site Asoview.
North Asia | 01 Apr 2014 |
IDG Capital Partners has led a $7 million Series B round of funding for Ricebook, a Chinese restaurant review mobile app operator.
Greater China | 01 Apr 2014 |
Alibaba Group will invest HK$5.37 billion ($692 million) for a 34% stake in Intime Retail Group, a Chinese department store operator backed by Singapore’s GIC Private.
Greater China | 31 Mar 2014 |
Mercari, the Japanese start-up behind the mobile flea market app of the same name, has raised JPY1.45 billion ($14.1 million) from Global Brain, Globis Capital Partners, Itochu Technology Venture, GMO Venture Partners, and other unnamed investors.
North Asia | 31 Mar 2014 |
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) and Unitas Capital have filed a cross claim against two senior Asahi executives in Australasia regarding their involvement in the Japanese company’s purchase of Independent Liquor from the private equity firms in 2011....
Exits | 28 Mar 2014 |
CHAMP Private Equity has secured $300 million in cross-border financing from GE Capital International for Accolade Wines, the firm behind mass-market brands such as Hardys and Banrock Station.
Australasia | 27 Mar 2014 |
Nexus Venture Partners and Avalon Ventures have re-upped their investment in India-based big data firm Indix Corporation via a $8.5 million Series A-1 round of funding.
Technology | 27 Mar 2014 |
While Taiwan's skincare and cosmetics brands are much more developed than their Chinese counterparts, upward potential is limited. L Capital Asia, a PE firm backed by luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, therefore needed a different investment thesis.
Consumer | 26 Mar 2014 |
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AVCJ is proud to announce the 13th Annual AVCJ China Private Equity & Venture Forum will take place on 10 & 11 June 2014 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Beijing. Attendees will have the unrivalled opportunity to hear honest dialogue about this complex and compelling market from the leading GPs on the ground, as well as from some of the biggest domestic and international institutional investors.
10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing