Chinese greenhouse vegetable producer Le Gaga has agreed to be taken private by a consortium including Sequoia Capital, hedge fund Yiheng Capital and the NASDAQ-listed company's chairman...
Buyouts | 01 Aug 2014 |
The government-backed Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) is forming a new company with Japan Display, Sony Corp. and Panasonic. The new company will be engaged in the development and commercialization of organic light-emitting diode (OLED)...
Technology | 01 Aug 2014 |
China e-commrce giant Alibaba Group is investing $120 million in US venture capital-backed gaming company Kabam. The investment is understood to value the company at over $1 billion.
Early stage | 01 Aug 2014 |
Qualcomm Ventures, the venture investment unit of US chip-maker Qualcomm, has invested in India's Portea Medical, a provider of in-home healthcare services. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
South Asia | 01 Aug 2014 |
Shares in Metro Performance Glass - the New Zealand glassmaker whose backers include Crescent Capital, Anchorage Capital and Sankaty Advisors - gained 5.9% on its first day of trading following its NZ$244.2 million ($227 million) IPO.
Australasia | 01 Aug 2014 |
Rundong Automobile Group, a Chinese car dealership company backed by KKR, has launched its Hong Kong IPO today with a view to raising up to HK$1.07 billion ($138.1 million).
Exits | 31 Jul 2014 |
Piramal Enterprises - the flagship business of Indian conglomerate Piramal Group - is teaming up with Dutch pension fund manager APG Asset Management to invest up to $1 billion in India infrastructure companies over the next three years.
Infrastructure | 31 Jul 2014 |
China Development Bank International (CDBI), New Horizon Capital and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets - via the Macquarie Greater China Infrastructure Fund (MGCIF) - have invested $225 million in the downstream solar power project subsidiary of...
Greater China | 31 Jul 2014 |
Nippon Venture Capital (NVCC), early stage investor Global Brain Corp., and Japanese internet firm Adways have together invested $1 million in mobile games publisher 3rdKind.
North Asia | 31 Jul 2014 |
Blackstone has made a commitment to invest up to $800 million in Malaysia-based oil and gas exploration and production start-up, Tamarind Energy, alongside management. The investment is being made via the GP's energy investment unit, Blackstone Energy...
Industrials | 31 Jul 2014 |
Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart has raised $1 billion from new and existing backers in what is one of the biggest funding rounds raised by an e-commerce company globally and the single largest round by an internet company in the country.
South Asia | 30 Jul 2014 |
Arbor Ventures has led a $3.3 million Series A round for Exchange Corporation (ExCo), the Japanese start-up behind e-commerce payment and instant credit service Paidy, with participation from CyberAgent Ventures and Recruit Strategic Partners. Exisiting...
North Asia | 30 Jul 2014 |
Clifford Chiu, who stepped down from his fundraising role at KKR earlier this year, has become a senior advisor to Neuberger Berman Asia. He will help build the investment manager’s client base across the region.
People | 30 Jul 2014 |
Chinese GP Hony Capital has led a $50 million round of expansion funding for Deem, a San Francisco-headquartered cloud and mobile commerce company.
Expansion | 30 Jul 2014 |
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