KKR and CDH Investments have agreed to sell HK$1.87 billion ($241.5 million) worth of shares in China Modern Dairy – which will see them fully exit a position they received when selling part of a greenfield cattle farming joint venture to Modern Dairy in 2015.
China Mengniu Dairy will acquire 965.5 million shares in Modern Dairy from the two PE firms for HK$1.94 apiece, a 3.2% premium to the January 3 closing price, according to a filing. Its stake in the business...
The government of Shenzhen, China has launched a VC fund with an initial corpus of RMB500 million ($79 million) to invest in blockchain start-ups in the city.
Sequoia Capital China and Serica Partners have co-led an $11 million Series A round for US-based molecular diagnostics start-up NuProbe.
Shenzhen Capital has joined a $30 million Series C round for US-based 3D printing company Formlabs that will support an expansion effort in China and Asia.