Shares held by venture capital investors will be subject to a shorter lock-up period after their portfolio companies list on Chinese stock exchanges in a move designed to encourage long-term investment.
Bilibili, a China-based video-streaming platform backed by a handful of PE and strategic investors, has filed for an US IPO.
A new generation of Chinese technology companies, led by Toutiao, Meituan-Dianping and Didi Chuxing, is challenging the incumbent giants. It is the inevitable consequence of a more complex environment
Virtus Medical Holdings, a Hong Kong-based private medical services provider, has raised an $83 million round of funding from Samena Capital and Cenova Capital.
Chehaoduo, a Chinese online auto services provider that runs consumer-to-consumer (C2C) used car trading platform Guazi, has raised $818 million in a Series C round of funding led by Tencent Holdings.
Pantheon Group has won an infrastructure mandate from Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the second made by the pension fund to a global fund-of-funds.
Kuandeng Technology, a Chinese start-up developing precision mapping technology for self-driving cars, has completed a Series A round of funding led by IDG Capital.
CMC Capital Partners and Banyan Capital have jointly led a $100 million Series B round of funding for Danke Gongyu, a China-based start-up that provides apartment rental services.
Chinese conglomerate Fosun International has purchased a controlling stake in Jeanne Lanvin, one of the oldest luxury fashion labels in France, for EUR120 million ($148 million).
Chinese PE firm Yunfeng Capital and Hong Kong-listed medical device manufacturer MicroPort Scientific Corporation will acquire US-listed LivaNova's cardiac rhythm management (CRM) business for $190 million in cash.
KKday, a Taiwan-based start-up that helps tourists find local activities, has secured $10.5 million Series B round of funding led by Japanese travel agent HIS, with participation from existing backer MindWorks Ventures.
Cathay Capital Private Equity, a cross-border PE firm focusing on China, Europe and the US, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in German auto-parts maker E. Winkemann from Equistone Partners Europe.
Chinese private equity-backed online content platform Toutiao has acquired Faceu, a camera app that has received funding from IDG Capital and Lightspeed China Partners.
Ardian has opened an office in Tokyo - its third in Asia - with a view to capitalizing on growing demand for exposure to alternatives, including private equity, from Japanese institutional investors.
Orient Hontai Capital, a PE unit of China’s Orient Securities, has agreed to buy a 53.5% stake in Imagina Media Audiovisual, part of Spain-based Mediapro Group. The transaction values Imagina at EUR1.9 billion ($2.35 billion).
China’s Harbin Pharmaceutical Group, which is controlled by CITIC Capital, has agreed to acquire a 40% stake in GNC Holdings for $300 million, becoming the largest shareholder in the US-based nutritional supplements retailer.
Alibaba Group has joined a group of PE investors to acquire a 36% interest in Beijing Easyhome Furnishing, China’s second-largest home improvement supplies and furniture chain operator, in a deal worth RMB13 billion ($2 billion).
Club Factory, a China-based e-commerce platform that sells fashion products overseas, has raised $100 million in a Series C round of funding from existing investors IDG Capital Bertelsmann Asia Investment (BAI).
Farasis Energy, a rechargeable battery manufacturer with operations in China and the US, has raised RMB5 billion ($793 million) in Series C funding from the China State-owned Venture Capital Fund.
CLSA Capital Partners agrees to carve-out Marubeni's uniform business with a view to driving consolidation in an industry where Japanese corporate customers are already gravitating from ownership to rental
Chinese early-stage venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures is looking to raise $500 million for its fourth US dollar-denominated fund.
Sino-US healthcare specialist Vivo Capital has led a $55 million round of funding for Beijing Innocare, a biopharmaceutical company that develops treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases.
Organica Water's plans to build botanical garden-style wastewater treatment plants in urban centers along the Silk Road make it well-suited to CITIC Capital's One Belt One Road (OBOR) agenda
Chinese online retailer JD.com has formed an M&A fund with Hong Kong-listed clothing producer and retailer Cosmo Lady. The target size is RMB1 billion ($159 million).