Tealive, a teashop brand that has exploded across Malaysia in recent years, is ready for a concerted international expansion. Creador has been brought in to guide the process
Family offices have helped iGlobe Partners renew a lean and restrained deep tech VC mandate. A global investee network is hoped to facilitate overseas investments amid travel stoppages
ChrysCapital has exited Silicon Valley-based Infogain – an IT services provider that helped solidify the US-India cross-border opportunity set – to Apax Partners.
Malaysia-based middle-market private equity firm Creador has paid an undisclosed sum for a 30% stake in local tea shop operator Tealive.
Singapore’s MatchMove, a financial technology start-up with several VC backers, has raised $100 million from US-based IT services provider Nityo Infotech.
Advent International has offloaded its final 5.4% holding in Crompton Greaves’ India-listed household appliances business, ending a gradual exit after a failed takeover.
US-based Goodwater Capital and Valar Ventures, a firm co-founded by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, have led a $60 million round for Indonesian financial technology start-up BukuWarung.
Vietnam’s Mekong Capital has invested $10 million in local water purifier and electrical appliances maker Mutosi Group.
Japanese enterprise software supplier SmartHR has confirmed a JPY15.6 billion ($142.5 million) Series D round led by US-based Light Street Capital. It values the company at about $1.6 billion.
TPG Capital has led a $220 million round for Chinese online pharmacy services provider Dingdang Health.
KKR and Tiga Investments have acquired Hong Kong’s The Executive Centre at a time when flexible office space is coming into focus, but expansion ambitions need to remain in check
CVC Capital Partners has completed a complex carve-out of Japanese streetwear brand A Bathing Ape from diversified Hong Kong retail group I.T
The Blackstone Group has agreed to acquire International Data Group (IDG) from China Oceanwide Holdings for an enterprise valuation of $1.3 billion.
Australian private equity firm BGH Capital has offered to acquired Sydney-listed industrial software provider Hansen Technologies for an enterprise valuation of A$1.3 billion ($1 billion).
Indian micro VC investor Artha Venture Fund (AVF) has raised INR2.2 billion ($30 million) for its debut vehicle, beating a target of INR2 billion.
Good Startup, a food tech VC set up in Singapore last year, has hit a $25 million first close on its debut fund, which will invest exclusively in alternative protein start-ups.
India’s Urban Company, a marketplace for in-home services from housekeeping to fitness training, has raised $255 million in Series F funding at a valuation of $2.1 billion.
Singapore-based iGlobe Partners has closed its third venture capital fund with $100 million in commitments.
KV Asia Capital has reached a first close of $100 million for its second Southeast Asia private equity fund. The vehicle, which focuses on the lower middle market, has a target of $300 million.
Japanese advertising agency Dentsu Group has set up its second corporate VC fund with a corpus of JPY10 billion ($91.1 million).
L Catterton has led a $40 million Series B round for Singapore’s Zenyum, a company that makes 3D-printed dental products.
KKR is mobilizing its recently established global impact fund to invest Vietnamese K-12 bilingual school operator EQuest Education.
The Carlyle Group has agreed to invest up to INR31.8 billion ($439 million) in India-listed PNB Housing Finance, which would give it a majority interest in the company and trigger an open offer for an additional stake.
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