South Korean e-commerce platform Coupang has raised a $100 million round of funding led by Sequoia Capital that is said to value the company at more than $1 billion.
Venture | 30 May 2014 |
Café Coffee Day - the Indian café chain backed by KKR, Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE)and New Silk Route Advisors (NSR) - is said to be considering an IPO next year.
South Asia | 29 May 2014 |
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has exited Australia's Peters Ice Cream to PE-backed UK ice cream company R&R.
Australasia | 28 May 2014 |
Apax Partners' 6x return on its investment in Israel-based Tnuva Food Industries has been hard earned.
Exits | 28 May 2014 |
Yunfeng Capital, a Chinese PE firm set up by Jack Ma and David Yu, founders of Alibaba Group and Target Media, respectively, has reached a final close of around $1.1 billion on its second fund.
Fundraising | 27 May 2014 |
Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has raised a $210 million round of funding led by Russian investor DST Global.
Consumer | 27 May 2014 |
Taiwan’s CDIB Private Equity has teamed up with China’s state-owned Govtor Capital to create a RMB2 billion ($320 million) private equity fund.
Greater China | 26 May 2014 |
Gree Ventures, CyberAgent Ventures and Incubate Fund have together invested $1.3 million in Yoyo, the start-up behind mobile rewards platform Candy.
North Asia | 26 May 2014 |
Unitus Seed Fund has invested in Jiffstore, an Indian mobile e-commerce company. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
Technology | 26 May 2014 |
Adlabs Entertainment, the ICICI Venture-backed firm behind theme park Adlabs Imagica, wants to raise more than INR4 billion ($68 million) through an India IPO.
South Asia | 23 May 2014 |
China Auto Rental, a car hire firm backed by Warburg Pincus, has revived IPO plans that were shelved in mid-2012, although it is now aiming to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange rather than NASDAQ.
Exits | 23 May 2014 |
Everstone Capital, an India- and Southeast Asia-focused PE firm, has agreed to buy a majority stake in the Indonesia franchise for Domino’s Pizza from domestic retailer Mitra Adiperkasa (MAP).
Consumer | 22 May 2014 |
Temasek Holdings, BlackRock, Premji Invest and Hong Kong-based investors Myriad Asset Management and Tybourne Capital Management have together invested $100 million in Jasper Infotech, the Indian e-commerce company behind Snapdeal.
South Asia | 22 May 2014 |
Apax Partners has agreed to sell a 56% stake in Israel-based Tnuva Food Industries to Bright Food Group as the Chinese company continues to expand its business overseas.
Exits | 22 May 2014 |
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