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.
MindWorks Ventures has led a $10 million funding round for Hong Kong-based van rental app developer Lalamove.
Two funds managed by IDG Capital Partners will make partial exits from Super Sports Media – which holds the mainland China broadcast rights for English Premier League football matches – through a reverse merger with Hong Kong-listed comic book publisher...
Hong Kong app-enabled logistics start-up GoGoVan has completed a Series C round led by New Horizon Capital. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) made new or approved private equity and real estate commitments of $9.7 billion in 2015, double the previous year’s allocation.
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) secured a 4.5x return on its partial exit from Hong Kong-based financial advisor AMTD when China Minsheng International and LR Capital Group took a majority interest in the business.
Having bought the HMV business in Asia as a distressed asset, Hong Kong-based AID Partners is working to reposition it as a lifestyle brand that reaches deeper into the media value chain than DVDs and CDs
Hong Kong-based energy investor Kerogen Capital has agreed to commit GBP44 million ($63 million) to UK-based oil and gas company Hurricane Energy.
China’s Huatai Securities has agreed to purchase financial consultancy group AssetMark for $780 million from US-based PE firms Aquiline Capital Partners and Genstar Capital.
After a major turnaround for Texon International, Navis aims to reinforce management's strengths and help the company reach the next level