Razer, a manufacturer of gaming peripherals with several venture capital backers, has raised HK$3.93 billion ($504 million) in its Hong Kong IPO.
China Literature, a PE-backed online reading unit being spun out by Tencent Holdings, has raised HK$8.3 billion ($1.1 billion) in a Hong Kong IPO.
Alibaba Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have led a Series B+ round of funding for Hong Kong financial technology provider WeLab.
Hong Kong-based Klook has won $60 million in funding to further its efforts to consolidate the fragmented travel activities space - in Asia and globally
Yixin, the VC-backed online financing subsidiary of China-focused online automotive portal Bitauto Holdings, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Beyond Ventures and Alibaba Group have led a funding round that will support the Asia expansion of Hong Kong-based genetics healthcare start-up Prenetics
Sequoia Capital China, Goldman Sachs and Matrix Partners have co-led a $60 million Series C funding round for Hong Kong-based travel services company Klook.
While the Cayman Islands remains the go-to jurisdiction for PE firms seeking a domicile for Asia-focused funds, investor demand and regulatory remit mean structures are now more carefully considered
Beyond Ventures and Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group have led a $40 million funding round for Hong Kong-based genetic testing and wellness start-up Prenetics.
Horizons Ventures, a private investment arm of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, has led a $7 million Series A round of funding for MioTech, a Hong Kong-based start-up that develops artificial intelligence (AI) software for the financial services sector.
Hong Kong-based delivery start-up Lalamove - also known as Huolala in mainland China - has completed a $100 million Series C round of funding led by Chinese VC firm Shunwei Capital.
China-focused PE firm Hony Capital has agreed to back the debut fund being raised by newly-established Hong Kong VC firm Beyond Ventures. The vehicle has a target of HK$1.2 billion ($154 million).
Hong Kong financial technology company TNG has secured a $115 million Series A to push its electronic payment solution
Zhong An Insurance, a Chinese online-only insurance business backed by Alibaba Group, Tencent Holdings and Ping An Insurance as well as several PE investors, is looking to raise HK$11.9 billion ($1.5 billion) through a Hong Kong IPO.
Chinese private equity firm NewMargin Capital has led a $115.3 million investment in Hong Kong’s TNG Fintech. It is said to be the largest Series A round for a Hong Kong start-up to date.
Start-up fundraisings via the sale of cryptographic tokens, also known as initial coin offerings (ICO), are set to experience elevated legal enforcement risk in Asia following regulatory pressure in China and Hong Kong.
Online logistics platforms GoGoVan and 58 Suyun have combined their complementary business models to fuel their Asia expansion plans
Singapore’s GIC Private has joined a group of investors including Yunfeng Financial Group (YFG), a Hong Kong-based financial services company backed by Alibaba founder Jack Ma, in a $1.7 billion acquisition of insurance provider MassMutual Asia.
Hong Kong X-Tech Startup Platform, an angel fund and accelerator, has made its first investments by backing six local technology companies.
Advantage Partners has completed a full exit of Hong Kong-based and China-focused facility management services company ESG Holdings. It was the Japan-focused firm's first China buyout.
Hony Capital, Foxconn Ventures and Temasek Holdings have agreed to acquire a combined 18% stake in PCCW International OTT, a video-streaming subsidiary of Hong Kong telecom giant PCCW, for $110 million.
Hong Kong bike-sharing start-up Gobee Bike has raised a $9 million Series A round from investors including the Alibaba Group’s Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund.
The Financial Services Development Council has criticized Hong Kong's tax exemption for offshore PE funds - and with good reason. It remains to be seen if regulators have the will to respond the group's proposals
Hong Kong-listed investment group China First Capital plans to acquire 54% of SJW International, a Korea-based online video English training platform, for about $135 million.