Australasia distress specialist Allegro Funds has announced the third investment from its second fund with the acquisition of a controlling stake in Carpet Court, a New Zealand-based flooring...
Buyouts | 27 Jul 2015 |
GGV Capital has led an extended Series A round of funding for Ypzdw.com, a Chinese online B2B drug retail platform. Existing investor Matrix Partners China also participated.
Greater China | 24 Jul 2015 |
Chinese online beauty products retailer Jumei International has led a $300 million round of funding for Babytree, a Chinese parent-focused social platform backed by several VC investors.
Greater China | 23 Jul 2015 |
China health, beauty and lifestyle products retailer Mecox Lane has received a take-private offer from majority shareholder Cnshangquan in conjunction with private equity firm Leading Capital. It values the business at approximately $52 million.
Buyouts | 23 Jul 2015 |
Zimplistic, the kitchen robotics start-up behind automatic flatbread maker Rotimatic, has raised $11.5 milllion in Series B funding from NSI Ventures and RBVC, the venture capital arm of German electronics multinational Robert Bosch.
Technology | 23 Jul 2015 |
Lunar has spent the last two years building Yonghong’s regional beef jerky brand into a national contender. The firm hopes to show the possibilities for progress that come with control deals.
Greater China | 22 Jul 2015
India’s quick service restaurant (QSR) space is poised for massive growth, but translating that into private equity returns is a challenge. Logistics and real estate are the primary obstacles to achieving scale
South Asia | 22 Jul 2015
Innovation Works has led a RMB50 million ($8 million) Series A round of funding for Beast Bikes, a Chinese start-up that has developed a cycling tracking device.
Greater China | 22 Jul 2015 |
Malaysian online fitness platform KFit has raised $3.25 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital.
Southeast Asia | 22 Jul 2015 |
China Development Bank (CDB) has agreed to provide RMB1.5 billion ($242 million) to eHi Car Services, China’s second-largest automotive rental services provider, which is backed by several VC investors.
Greater China | 21 Jul 2015 |
Tiger Global Management has led an undisclosed Series A round for Zostel Hospitality, the Indian start-up behind online budget hotel booking platform Zo Rooms. Orios Venture Partners also took part in the round.
South Asia | 21 Jul 2015 |
India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA) will invest $30 million in India's DeGustibus Hospitality, the owner and operator of several popular restaurant brands.
South Asia | 21 Jul 2015 |
LivQuik, the Mumbai-based developer of mobile payment app QuikWallet, has raised $1.6 million from existing backer Snow Leopard Technology Ventures.
South Asia | 20 Jul 2015 |
Ver Se Innovation, the owner of Indian news aggregation app NewsHunt, has acquired Rocket Science Innovation, parent of online price comparison and recommendation platform BuyT for an undisclosed amount.
South Asia | 17 Jul 2015 |
Fortune Capital has led a $100 million Series D round of funding for online fashion magazine and e-commerce platform Yoho. CMC Capital and Telescope Capital also took part alongside existing investors SAIF Partners China and Vertex Venture.
Greater China | 16 Jul 2015 |
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South Korea continues to solidify its position as a premier destination for Asian private equity and venture capital investments. In 2014, nearly US$11 billion was invested into South Korean companies with exits topping US$8 billion, the highest return figures in the last 10 years. It is easy to see why international and domestic GP's hold South Korea in high regard, being one of few Asian destinations where large leveraged buyouts are possible.
Venture capital is also gaining momentum as the Park Geun Hye-led government continues to advance on initiatives to promote innovation and foster SMEs. With capital inflows and creative input from local and international VCs, South Korea is living up to its reputation as a flourishing venture ecosystem as we witness the rise of angel consortia, accelerators, and local offices for established VC funds.
This intensive and highly focused event will provide front row seats into one of Asia's most vibrant private equity markets. Key players will share their views on private equity and venture capital in Korea, Asia and beyond.
15 September 2015, South Korea- Westin Chosun, Seoul