Zhejiang Haers Vacuum Containers, a Chinese stainless vacuum container manufacturer, has agreed to pay The Riverside Company CHF16.1 million ($16.6 million) in cash for Swiss bottle maker SIGG.
China-based warehousing operator e-Shang, which was founded by two local entrepreneurs in conjunction with Warburg Pincus, has agreed to merge with Asian counterpart Redwood Group as it builds scale towards a public market listing.
Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has bought leading Hollywood film production studio Legendary Entertainment for $3.5 billion in cash.
Ctrip, a listed travel services firm based in China, has agreed to invest $180 million in MakeMyTrip, India's largest online travel agency.
Indian classifieds site Quikr has bought property search website CommonFloor for an undisclosed amount. Both companies have received VC funding.
Chinese movie ticket-booking platforms Beijing Weiying Times Technology and Gewara – both of which have received several rounds of funding from VC and strategic investors – have agreed to merge.
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) has agreed to buy GE Capital’s Japan leasing business for JPY575 billion ($4.8 billion) as parent company General Electric continues to pare its assets.
Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has committed an undisclosed sum to GPS navigation and location-based services provider MapMyIndia, providing an exit for investors Nexus Venture Partners and Lightbox Ventures.
PropertyGuru, a Singapore-based online real estate portal backed by TPG Capital, Square Peg Capital and Emtek Group, has bought Indonesian property listings site RumahDijual for an undisclosed sum.
Shenzhen-listed Zhejiang Century Huatong Group will acquire game developers China Mobile Games & Entertainment Group (CMGE) and DianDian Interactive for a combined RMB13.5 billion ($2.1 billion), facilitating exits for several PE investors.
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Nihon Hoken Service (NHS), a Tokyo-based insurance agency and insurance solicitation business bought by J-Star earlier this year, has completed the bolt-on acquisition of industry peer Sokisha Corporation.
NXP Semiconductors, a Dutch chip manufacturer listed in the US, has agreed to sell its entire radio frequency (RF) power business to Chinese state-owned private equity firm Jianguang Asset Management (JAC Capital).
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Partners Group has acquired a minority stake in Aiyingshi, a China-based maternity and baby products retailer, with a view to helping the company secure acquisitions and licensing agreements overseas.
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CarTrade, an Indian online used car portal backed by Warburg Pincus and Tiger Global Management, has bought a majority stake in online automotive sales platform CarWale from its owner, German media conglomerate Axel Springer.
Placement agent and advisory firm Eaton Partners has agreed to be acquired by Stifel Financial Corp, a US-listed financial services holding company with a strong presence in investment banking and wealth management.
Alibaba Group has agreed to acquire US-listed Chinese online video platform Youku Tudou in an all-cash deal that values the company at approximately $4.8 billion.
China-based travel services companies Ctrip and Baidu-controlled Qunar have agreed an all-share merger that will create a single dominant player in the domestic hotel and air ticket booking market.
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Chinese media company LeTV Holdings has acquired 70% in Yongche.com, facilitating an exit for existing shareholders in the car rental and taxi-booking app.
Alibaba Group is looking to take full ownership of Chinese online video platform Youku Tudou in a deal that values the US-listed company at approximately $4.2 billion.
Good Resources Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed investment firm controlled by Chinese billionaire Kin-Ming Cheng, will set up a joint global MA& fund worth $5 billion in conjunction with Bank of China’s Hong Kong asset management unit.