Hong Kong-based EmergeVest – a PE firm established by former executives from HSBC’s Asia principal investments division – has made its seventh logistics acquisition in the UK with the purchase of CM Downton for GBP75 million ($103 million).
Part of the investment thesis is extending the company’s services into Asia. Downton works with the likes of Dyson, a consumer appliances company that generates more than half of its profits in the region...
SeaLink Capital Partners has led a INR2 billion ($29 million) investment in Indian maternal and pediatric hospital chain Surya Children’s Medicare, providing an exit for OrbiMed Advisors.
Japan's governance reforms have given activist investors more leverage over underperforming companies. PE firms are well positioned to offer solutions to these targets in the form of carve-outs, privatizations, or partnerships
Chinese B2B pharmaceutical trading and education platform Yaoshibang has received RMB420 million ($65 million) in Series C funding across two tranches.
A group of VCs including China Growth Capital have agreed to invest $16 million in Ono, a China-based company that claims to be the creator of the first decentralized social network.