Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology, a China-based construction machinery maker, has launched an industry PE fund with an overall target of RMB3.21 billion ($481 million).
Go-Jek, an Indonesian mobile ride-hailing and delivery platform backed by several PE investors, has bought Bangalore-based online home healthcare services platform Pianta, its third acquisition in India.
Meituan-Dianping, the China-based online-to-offline (O2O) services platform created through the merger of two rival groups, has agreed to acquire Qiandaibao, a VC-backed point-of-sales (POS) mobile payment start-up.
China has launched a RMB350 billion ($52.5 billion) private equity fund to restructure state-owned enterprises (SOEs) as part of efforts to improve operational efficiency and encourage industry consolidation.
Efforts to increase foreign M&A activity in the Philippines at later investment stages depend on targeting the right kinds of companies and understanding their needs, industry participants told the AVCJ Philippines Forum.
Indian classifieds site Quikr has bought StayGlad, an online marketplace for beauty services backed by Bessemer Venture Partners.
Associated British Foods (ABF), a UK-based food processing and retailing company, has agreed to sell its cane sugar business in southern China to a PE-backed consortium led by Shenzhen-listed Nanning Sugar Industry for RMB1.68 billion ($252 million).
Jianlin Wang, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, has set his sights on buying one of Hollywood's six major studios. The rationale is sound but a strategy of incremental acquisitions might work better
China Everbright (CEL) and IDG Capital Partners have acquired a controlling stake in the Shanghai Film Art Academy for an undisclosed sum.
Driven by the popularity of music, TV dramas and beauty products, Korea’s cultural cachet has never been stronger. PE and strategic investors want to monetize the phenomenon, for as long as it lasts
Bridgeport Capital has taken full ownership of Hawkesbridge Private Equity and will integrate the latter’s portfolio into its own. This follows a management buyout of Hawkesbridge’s property unit at the end of last year.
Recent consolidation moves in India’s technology sector are a welcome sight for investors that have poured money into battles for market share. However, not all start-ups should be resigned to this fate
Uber's experience in China suggests that foreign internet companies should be careful when picking their battles and wherever possible emphasize the international angle
Didi Chuxing, the leading ride-hailing app operator in China, has announced that it will acquire Uber's local operation, ending a costly battle between the two unprofitable businesses. Both companies have received substantial private equity and strategic...
Indian classifieds site Quikr has acquired Hiree, an online hiring platform focused on white collar jobs and backed by IDG Ventures.
Alibaba Pictures, the Chinese internet giant’s Hong Kong-listed film and entertainment unit, has launched a RMB2 billion ($300 million) fund that will make movie and TV-related investments.
The Poseidon Group, a Hong Kong and Singapore-based due diligence and business intelligence provider, has been acquired by global regulatory risk and compliance player Exiger.
Gopher Asset Management, the PE arm of Noah Holdings, has teamed up with Chinese movies-to-gaming company Perfect World to launch a media and culture M&A fund that has a target of RMB2 billion ($300 million).
Alibaba Group has bought China-based Android mobile app platform Wandoujia - which has several VC and PE investors, including DCM Ventures and Goldman Sachs - for an undisclosed sum.
Chinese interest in semiconductor assets has again put the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US under the spotlight. Not all deals get through, but corporate China is generally braver and better informed
China Everbright (CEL) and IDG Capital Partners have launched a joint M&A investment fund of at least RMB20 billion ($3 billion) in size that will support the growth of companies in China and overseas.
Canadian investment services firm Pavilion Financial has agreed to acquire Altius Associates, a PE advisor and fund manager with a presence across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America.
Vistra, a Hong Kong-based corporate services provider owned by Baring Private Equity Asia, has acquired Indian professional services group Ujwal Management Services.