The Carlyle Group has fully exited Chinese home appliance maker Haier Electronics Group (HEG), raising HK$3.29 billion ($424 million) through a block trade.
At least six Asian investors are LPs in the latest fund being raised by Israel-based technology growth capital and buyout firm Viola Private Equity, which reached its targeted amount of $250 million.
Alibaba Group plans to inject the operations of its online pharmacy business into Alibaba Health Information Technology (Alibaba Health), a Hong Kong-listed healthcare company that it bought alongside Yungfeng Capital last year, in a deal worth HK$19.4...
Hong Kong-based seed investor Nest has appointed Peter Dingle, formerly of Intel Corporation, to lead its newly-established Branded Accelerators program.
Cowell e Holdings, a portfolio company of South Korea-based Hahn & Co. portfolio and a major supplier of camera modules used in Apple devices, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), an internet service provider controlled by CVC Capital Partners, has raised HK$5.8 billion ($750 million) in its Hong Kong IPO.
Hong Kong’s Future Fund, a vehicle intended invest budget surpluses to cover future liabilities arising from an ageing population and slower economic growth, has been advised to target long-term, less liquid assets such as private equity.
CVC Capital Partners-controlled Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) - the special administrative region's second largest internet service provider (ISP) - has launched its initial public offering this week with a view to raising as much as HK$5.8 billion...
Online food delivery provider Foodpanda has acquired peers in seven Asian markets and become part of a global platform created by its parent, Rocket Internet.
China’s Alibaba Group has created a HK$1 billion ($129 million) non-for-profit foundation to support Hong Kong start-ups.
3i Infrastructure, Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners and Star Capital Partners have agreed to sell Eversholt Rail Group, one of the UK’s three major rolling stock operators, to a consortium led by Hong Kong-based Cheung Kong Infrastructure (CKI)...
For Hong Kong-based financial technology start-up WeLab, setting up a peer-to-peer lending (P2P) platform was never the priority. Rather, the company wanted to develop and leverage its capabilities in the design of internet finance products and big data...
DST Global founder Yuri Milner, Iconiq Capital and a joint venture between China Post and TOM Group have been added to Hong Kong-based internet finance start-up WeLab’s Series A round, taking the total raised to $20 million.
Crystal Stream Capital has led a $10 million for Lalamove, a Hong Kong-based mobile app for on-demand delivery services.
L Capital Asia, is participating as a cornerstone investor in Greater China out-of-home advertising company Asiaray Media Group’s Hong Kong IPO, which is targeting up to HK$772.2 million ($99.5 million).
The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire General Electric’s (GE) interest in Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat) for up to HK$3.75 billion ($483 million) and then make a buyout offer for the Hong Kong-listed company.
Wiser Capital Management, a recently formed alternative investment firm, has officially launched operations by opening an office in Hong Kong.
AIA Group has teamed up with early-stage investor Nest to form a Hong Kong-based accelerator that will support start-ups with technologies relevant to the insurance and healthcare industries.
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Orchid Asia has taken a minority stake in Shanghai La Chapelle, a PE-backed ladies apparel manufacturer that listed in Hong Kong last month, for HK$122 million ($16 million).
Luye Pharma Group, a PE-backed Chinese drug maker, has taken full ownership of its industry peer Beijing Jialin Pharmaceutical, acquiring a 42.02% interest from existing PE shareholders.
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) has invested an undisclosed sum in AMTD, Hong Kong’s leading independent financial planner (IFA) and insurance broker.
Placement agent MVision has hired Michelle Paisley and Dennis Kwan as managing directors in its Hong Kong office. They will join founder and CEO, Mounir Guen, who recently moved to Hong Kong to lead the firm's Asia expansion.
CDH Investments, the largest PE shareholder in WH Group, will return capital to LPs by pledging shares in the Chinese pork processor worth an estimated HK$12.6 billion ($1.6 billion).