YPX Cayman was born out of an idea for a tech-style start-up in China's casual dining space. Backed by a string of investors, the firm is making headway with Cloud 9 and preparing to launch...
Venture | 11 Sep 2014 |
Japanese luxury hotel booking site Relux has raised JPY330 million ($3.1 million) from Recruit Holdings and other undisclosed investors.
North Asia | 10 Sep 2014 |
China Auto Rental, a car hire firm backed by Warburg Pincus, has set terms for a Hong Kong IPO that will raise up to HK$3.62 billion ($467 million).
Greater China | 08 Sep 2014 |
Wavemaker Pacific and GMO Global Payment Fund have taken part in a Series A round of funding for Singapore's Red Dot Payment, an online payment solutions provider. The financial details were not disclosed.
Southeast Asia | 05 Sep 2014 |
The Carlyle Group and FountainVest Partners have pulled out of the consortium backing a $1.9 billion bid to acquire US-listed Chinese games developer Shanda Games.
Consumer | 04 Sep 2014 |
KKR has fully exited China Modern Dairy after a six-year holding period. The PE firm only held a small minority stake in the business, having made a substantial exit to China Mengniu Dairy last year.
Exits | 02 Sep 2014 |
Navis Capital Partners has completed two buyouts, acquiring Singapore-based pipe cladding manufacturer Cladtek and Australian casual dining chain operator and franchisor Dôme Coffees Australia.
Industrials | 02 Sep 2014 |
Japanese mid-market buyout firm Polaris Capital has bought a 100% stake in all-you-can-eat restaurant chain Edoichi.
North Asia | 01 Sep 2014 |
Affinity Equity Partners will pay A$336 million ($314 million) for a 35% interest in Virgin Australia’s frequent flyer program in a move that allows the airline to shore up its balance sheet.
Expansion | 01 Sep 2014 |
Skylark, the Japanese restaurant chain backed by Bain Capital, could raise as much $1.1 billion as it re-lists on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSX).
North Asia | 29 Aug 2014 |
New Zealand dairy group Fonterra has agreed to acquire up to 20% of Beingmate Baby & Child Food, a PE-backed Chinese milk processor, for NZ$615 million ($515 million).
Greater China | 28 Aug 2014 |
KKR has agreed to pay $400 million for an 18% stake in Chinese chicken producer Fujian Sunner Development - the latest in a string of investments intended to leverage consumer demand for food quality and safety.
Greater China | 27 Aug 2014 |
Snowman Logistics, the PE-backed cold chain unit of Gateway Distriparks, is aiming to raise up to INR1.97 billion after launching its India IPO this week - the first since the country voted in a new government last May.
South Asia | 27 Aug 2014 |
India's fast-growing quick service restaurant (QSR) sector is one of the many symptoms of a country that is increasingly cash-rich and time-poor as its middle class swells.
Expansion | 27 Aug 2014 |
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