Asian co-working space operators Naked Hub and JustCo have decided to join forces to fend off competition from WeWork, a US-based sector leader now encroaching on the regional market. As a joint expansion program rolls out, pricing control will be a key...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has led a number of venture capital firms in a $50 million Series B funding round for Hong Kong-based financial comparison platform CompareAsiaGroup.
China Literature, the ebook unit of China’s Tencent Holdings whose backers include The Carlyle Group and Trustbridge Partners, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong-based private equity firm Cassia Investments has supported an acquisition by Italian entrepreneur Alessandro Bastagli of fashion retailer Shanghai Tang from Swiss luxury goods company Richemont.
Razer, a manufacturer of gaming peripherals such as headphones, joypads and mice, has filed for a Hong Kong IPO. The company, which was co-founded by a Singaporean but is based in the US, has numerous venture capital backers.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has invested $60 million in Hong Kong-based medical supply chain solutions provider IDS Medical Systems Group (idsMED).
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has invested an undisclosed sum in El Dorado Group, a beauty contact lenses manufacturer based in Japan and Hong Kong.
Tencent Holdings has re-upped in Futu Securities International, leading a $145.5 million Series C round for the Hong Kong-registered cross-border stock trading platform.
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The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering an investment of $15 million in Hong Kong-based Arbor Ventures’ second VC fund, which has an initial target of $220 million.
Hong Kong-listed private equity firm AID Partners has acquired Israel-based molecular diagnostics company GeneSort for $23 million.
China Minsheng Investment Group (CMIG), the largest privately-held investment group in China, has initiated a new fund that could raise up to $15 billion for investment in overseas projects under the government-backed "One Belt One Road" initiative.
New Frontier, a private equity firm co-founded by Antony Leung (pictured), formerly Hong Kong's financial secretary, has invested in Best Unimed Medical Group, a Shenzhen-based third-party physicians group.
FountainVest Partners and CMC Capital Partners have completed their exit from movie theater operator IMAX China, selling their last holding for an estimated HK$836 million ($108 million).
GE Ventures leads a $25 million round for Freightos, giving the Hong Kong-based logistics software specialist dry powder to build out its price information marketplace for freight forwarders
US-based PE firm Alinda Capital Partners has agreed to sell Canadian heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) firm Reliance Home Comfort to Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-Shing’s Cheung Kong Property Holdings (CKP) for C$2.8 billion ($2.1 billion).
GE Ventures, the VC arm of General Electric, has led a $25 million extended Series B round of funding for Freightos, a Hong Kong-based logistics technology company. It brings total funding for the business to $50 million.
Hong Kong and Singapore-based hedge fund manager OCP Asia has raised a $200 million direct lending vehicle to make private equity-style credit investments in small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).
Hong Kong's Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) has agreed to buy Australian power utility Alinta Energy, providing an exit for TPG Capital.
Healthcare-focused PE investor Ally Bridge Group will support the HK$2.3 billion ($301 million) management-led take-private of Hong Kong-listed Shandong Luoxin Pharmacy Group.
Co-High Investment Management, a Hong Kong-based private equity firm focused largely on culture and media, has agreed to invest in a film production company formed through a US-Hong Kong merger.
Sequoia Capital China has led a $30 million Series B funding round for Hong Kong-based travel services company Klook.
Hospital Corporation of China (HCC), a hospital operation group established by Hony Capital, has launched a Hong Kong IPO that would see the company raise as much as HK$500 million ($64 million).