Indian financial services provider Religare Enterprises has sold its stake in Landmark Partners, a US private equity firm specializing in secondary funds.
Religare Enterprises has sold its majority stake in Northgate Capital, a fund-of-funds and direct investment group, to US-based asset manager The Capital Partnership.
Dada Nexus, a China-based crowdsourcing delivery platform backed by several VC investors, has agreed to merge with JD Daojia, the online-to-offline (O2O) business unit of e-commerce giant JD.com.
Urban Purveyor Group (UPG), an Australia-based restaurant chain owned by Quadrant Private Equity, has completed the bolt-on acquisition of Fratelli Fresh, an Italian-style café business with locations throughout Sydney.
With Chinese outbound M&A at record levels, prospective buyers of assets in the US must be careful in assessing the possibility of regulators obstructing their deals
Chinese electronics manufacturer TCL Group has partnered with Tsinghua Unigroup, an investment arm of Tsinghua University, to launch an industry M&A fund with a target of RMB10 billion ($1.53 billion).
58 Daojia, a PE-backed Chinese online-to-offline (O2O) local services platform, has merged with Dudumeijia.com, a manicure-booking app that counts Sequoia Capital and Source Code Capital among its investors.
Oyo Rooms, an India-based budget hotel booking app backed by SoftBank Corp. and other VCs, has acquired industry rival Zo Rooms, which counts Tiger Global Management as an investor.
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.
Taiwan needs to think globally as it looks for ways that domestic companies can leverage growth in other markets, but this means addressing mainland Chinese involvement in the economy.
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).
India’s internet giants are becoming more acquisitive, but they still play a minor role in VC firms’ planning. To raise their influence these companies first need to stabilize their own operations
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.
For the past six years, capital has flowed relatively freely from Taiwan to China while deals going in the opposite direction have faced close regulatory scrutiny. Can wider economic realities redress the balance?