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
Navis Capital Partners has acquired Hong Kong-based footwear component manufacturer Texon International Group for $75-$125 million, AVCJ understands, buying a controlling stake held by Barclays Ventures.
Carlyle Group-backed hospital operator Zhongmei Healthcare has filed for a Hong Kong IPO.
CMC Capital Partners and FountainVest Partners have made a partial exit from IMAX China after agreeing to an extended lock-up period for the rest of their shares.
Hong Kong-based media group Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment has raised RMB400 million ($61.5 million) from a group of investors including CITIC Securities-managed Credit Prosperity Fund and PE-backed Beijing Weiying Technology, which runs online...
CDH Investments has made a full exit from Hong Kong-listed Beijing Digital Telecom (BDT), one of China’s largest mobile retail chains, raising HK$366.93 million ($47 million).
Ping An Ventures, the VC arm of China's Ping An Insurance Group, has led a $10 million Series A round for Hong Kong-based genetic test developer Prenetics.
SMIT Holdings, a China-focused provider of payment systems and security devices for TV broadcasters, which has several VC investors, is looking to raise as much as HK$291 million ($37 million) through a Hong Kong IPO.
AID Partners is set for a partial exit from HMV’s Asia business after agreeing to sell an 18.37% stake in the music and movie retailer to Japan-based World Innovation Lab for $9 million.
Dongpeng Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed ceramic tiles maker, has received a take-private proposal from its management and existing shareholder Sequoia Capital China.
Hong Kong ranks low in a new study of global start-up ecosystems, but has the potential to fly high. A mixture of policy, patience and positive attitude is required
Hong Kong's start-up ecosystem is expanding rapidly from a low base and was the fifth fastest-growing ecosystem globally last year, according to a new report.
EQT Partners has bought a majority stake in Hong Kong-based social compliance assessment and improvement service Elevate.
Hong Kong is following in Singapore’s footsteps with the announcement of meaningful support for technology start-ups. Why is the government moving on the issue now, and what difference can it make?
Malaysian government-backed investor Khazanah National has led a $160 million Series B round of funding for WeLab, a Hong Kong-based mobile lending and credit analytics platform.
Hong Kong’s new Future Fund has initial capital of $28 billion and a remit to invest aggressively in alternatives. To understand its approach, one must understand the Hong Kong Monetary Authority
The Hong Kong government will create a HK$2 billion ($256 million) fund that will co-invest in start-ups alongside venture capital funds on a matching basis. It is one of a number of initiatives intended to bolster innovation and technology in the territory.
China's Huayi Brothers, Tencent Holdings and Yunfeng Capital – a PE firm co-founded by Alibaba Group's Jack Ma – have acquired a Hong Kong-listed shell company to develop films for local and international markets in a deal worth HK$547 million ($70.6...