Phillip Private Equity has led a $3 million Series B round for Singapore-based fashion shopping network Clozette.co, with participation from existing backers Walden International and several...
Southeast Asia | 25 Nov 2013 |
Risa Partners, a unit of NEC Capital, has exited its 56% stake in Japanese drug store operator Hearty Wants to strategic investor Tsuruha Holdings for JPY10.1 billion ($99 million).
North Asia | 22 Nov 2013 |
Mumbai-based online apparel retailer VoxPopClothing has raised $400,000 in funding from Blume Ventures and other unnamed investors.
South Asia | 21 Nov 2013 |
The Everstone Group has entered into a joint venture with Burger King Worldwide to bring the world’s second-largest fast food hamburger chain to India.
South Asia | 20 Nov 2013 |
SMBC Venture Capital and strategic investor Adways have together backed Flask Park, a Japanese gift e-commerce company. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
North Asia | 20 Nov 2013 |
Indian online furniture store Urban Ladder has raised $5 million from SAIF Partners and return backer Kalaari Capital in a Series A round.
South Asia | 19 Nov 2013 |
The Riverside Company has acquired Y. International, a Japanese bicycle retail chain. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
North Asia | 15 Nov 2013 |
Gobi Partners has committed $4 million in Series A financing to Yododo.com, a Chinese hostel booking and travel site.
Greater China | 12 Nov 2013 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) and Boyu Capital have made a joint investment in China’s Multi Concepts Link Restaurant Management (MCL), which operates Chinese-style dessert cafés under the Honeymoon Dessert brand. Financial terms were not...
Greater China | 12 Nov 2013 |
The Carlyle Group is set to reap up to JPY14.3 billion ($145 million) through another partial exit from Japanese casual restaurant chain Chimney Corp, after agreeing to subscribe to a tender offer by liquor retailer Yamaya Corp. to acquire a 48.66% stake....
North Asia | 11 Nov 2013 |
Temasek Holdings, Hopu Investment Management and three other investors will buy a 13.24% stake in Yashili International from China Mengniu Dairy for HK$1.6 billion ($213 million). Mengniu – which bought a controlling stake in Yashili earlier this year...
PIPEs | 11 Nov 2013 |
Accolade Wines, a winemaker owned by Australia's CHAMP Private Equity, has agreed to acquire a portfolio of wine brands from New Zealand counterpart Mud House Wine Group.
Australasia | 07 Nov 2013 |
Shuanghui International Holdings, the PE-backed Chinese meat processing company which recently acquired US pork producer Smithfield Foods, has reportedly hired six banks as sponsors for its intended $6 billion Hong Kong IPO next year.
Greater China | 06 Nov 2013 |
Qunar, a Chinese-travel website majority-owned by internet search giant Baidu, has increased the indicative price range for its forthcoming IPO and is now expected raise as much as $155.4 million.
Exits | 01 Nov 2013 |
CVC Capital Partners is said to be nearing an agreement to buy a majority stake South Beauty Group, a Chinese restaurant chain, for around $300 million.
Consumer | 31 Oct 2013 |
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