A consortium led by Skylake Investment has partnered with UK-based technology company Laird to buy Model Solution, a South Korean company that specializes in prototype design, for KRW70 billion ($67 million).
Technology | 16 Apr 2014 |
AutoNavi Holdings, a Chinese digital mapping and navigation firm, has agreed to be acquired by Alibaba Group in a deal valuing the NASDAQ-listed company at $1.5 billion.
Greater China | 14 Apr 2014 |
It is difficult to capture the scale of Australia’s printing industry given the amount of activity that takes place outside of the traditional silos. The data points highlighted by the national industry association, however, do not make for comforting...
Buyouts | 09 Apr 2014 |
IIFL Wealth Management, a listed unit of India Infoline (IIFL) Group which is in turn backed by The Carlyle Group, has acquired a majority stake in PE firm India Alternatives Investment Advisors.
South Asia | 07 Apr 2014 |
Blue Star Group, an Australian printing and communications specialist owned by Wolseley Private Equity, has agreed to merge with Independent Print Media Group (IPMG) to form the country’s largest printing company.
Industrials | 02 Apr 2014 |
Ourpalm, a Shenzhen-listed mobile games developer, has committed RMB100 million ($16 million) to Beijing Huatia Ruilian M&A Fund, a new investment vehicle managed by Huatai United Securities, an investment banking arm of Huatai Securities.
Greater China | 31 Mar 2014 |
Shenzhen-listed Aier Eye Hospital Group plans to commit RMB100 million ($16 million) to an M&A fund managed by Huatai United Securities, an investment banking arm of Huatai Securities.
Greater China | 28 Mar 2014 |
Shenzhen-listed Aier Eye Hospital Group has launched an M&A fund with China Orient Asset Management with a view to bringing about consolidation in the ophthalmology industry.
Greater China | 19 Mar 2014 |
The Korean government’s recently announced M&A stimulation package includes a relaxation of restrictions on domestic private equity firms. But how much change are these reforms likely to bring?
North Asia | 19 Mar 2014 |
Rdio, a US-based digital music service, has acquired Dhingana - an India and US-based social music streaming service backed by Inventus Capital Partners, Helion Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners.
South Asia | 18 Mar 2014 |
Alibaba Group has agreed to buy 60% of Hong Kong-listed ChinaVision Media Group - in which rival Tencent Holding and VC firm Sequoia Capital are current shareholders, for HK$6.24 billion ($804 million).
Greater China | 12 Mar 2014 |
South Korea is planning to relax restrictions concerning M&A transactions in a bid to encourage investment by private equity and strategic investors.
Buyouts | 07 Mar 2014 |
China’s Jiuding Capital has reached a $150 million first close on its second US dollar-denominated vehicle. Investors include sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies from North America and Asia.
Greater China | 06 Mar 2014 |
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