Multi-channel networks that raise online content creators' views are expected to thrive as profit-sharing spreads among video platforms. AID hopes to take advantage with its investment in Freedom! Network
Placement agent and secondaries advisory firm Sixpoint Partners has appointed Joan Tan, formerly of Diamond Dragon Advisors, as managing director and head of Asian distribution.
Hong Kong-based private equity firm AID Partners has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Freedom! Network, a multi-channel network on YouTube, for HK$468.1 million ($60 million).
With $10 million in Series A funding, Hong Kong fashion e-commerce business Grana is looking to accelerate expansion of its high-automation, low-cost and high-quality service offering
Hong Kong-based private equity real estate investor Gaw Capital Partners has partnered with Australia's Abacus Property Group on an Australia-focused real estate fund.
Permira fought off the competition to secure Hong Kong-headquartered corporate and investor services provider Tricor Global. Now the GP plans to pursue a buy-and-build strategy
Permira has agreed to buy Tricor Holdings, a Hong Kong-headquartered business, corporate and investor services provider, from Bank of East Asia (BEA) for HK$6.47 billion ($835 million).
MBK Partners and TPG Capital have agreed to acquire Hong Kong telecom services provider Wharf T&T from its parent company The Wharf Holdings for HK$9.5 billion ($1.2 billion).
Hong Kong-based online fashion start-up Grana has raised a $10 million Series A round led by the Alibaba Group's Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund.
Tink Labs, a Hong Kong-based start-up that provides hotel guests with free smart phones, has raised $125 million in a new round of funding led by existing investor FIH Mobile, a Hong Kong-listed unit of Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group.
Hony Capital has agreed to invest HK$1.5 billion ($193 million) in convertible bonds issued by Lee & Man Handbags, a Hong Kong-listed handbag manufacturer, potentially taking its interest in the company past 80%.
Lindeman Asia Investment has joined China Reinsurance and People's Insurance Company of China in a HK$2 billion ($258 million) investment in Hong Kong-listed e-commerce company Cogobuy.
Sebastiaan van den Berg, previously a managing director at HarbourVest Partners, has become CIO and head of principal investments at Hong Kong-based Sun Hung Kai & Co.
ING Bank has extended a $25 million credit facility to Hong Kong’s WeLab, a private equity-backed mobile lending and credit analytics platform.
A unit of China Zhongwang has agreed to buy US aluminum company Aleris Corporation in a deal worth $2.3 billion, facilitating an exit for majority owner Oaktree Capital Management.
Chinese mobile internet company and photo app provider Meitu has filed for a Hong Kong IPO, offering potential exits to investors including IDG Capital Partners and Qiming Venture Partners.
Jaganath Swamy, a vice-president at HarbourVest Partners, has left the firm to join Good Parents, a health and wellness-focused start-up based in San Francisco and Hong Kong.
A PE-backed Chinese consortium has agreed to scale back its ongoing acquisition of the web browser business of Norway’s Opera Software to a value of $575 million. It follows a renegotiation earlier this year that agreed a $600 million deal as an alternative...
China’s Tencent Holdings and Hong Kong-based telecom company PCCW have made equity investments in STX Entertainment, a Hollywood film and TV studio backed by Hony Capital and TPG Capital's growth arm.
US media company Discovery Communications has acquired a minority stake in VS Media Group, a Hong Kong-based multi-channel network (MCN) that counts China’s CMC Holdings among its investors.
China’s PGA Venture Partners has led a $4.5 million Series A round of funding for Hong Kong-based financial services software provider Quantifeed.
Henry Kravis, co-founder of KKR, emphasized the importance of Asia’s rising middle class and the diversification of his firm’s investment approach as continued volatility globally is likely to deliver both uncertainty and opportunity.
New Zealand-listed health food and supplements producer Oceania Natural has secured HK$19.5 ($2.5 million) from a group of domestic and Chinese investors for the establishment of a Hong Kong subsidiary.
A PE-backed Chinese consortium has agreed a $600 million acquisition of the web browser business of Norway’s Opera Software after a full takeover bid worth $1.2 billion failed to attain government approval.