Intellihub Group, an Australian smart meter company formed earlier this year by Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) and Landis+Gyr, has acquired the metering data and service business of New Zealand power supplier Mercury for NZ$270 million ($185 million).
The smart meter business, known as Metrix, manages over 460,000 meters nationwide for household and commercial accounts. It operates separately from Mercury’s core power generation and retail activities....
Xyb2b.com, a B2B platform that helps Chinese e-commerce companies source products from overseas, has completed an extended Series B round of funding worth $100 million.
Beijing Ubox Online Technology, a Chinese vending machine manager, has received RMB1.6 billion ($226 million) in funding from Ant Financial Services Group and Primavera Capital Group.
CITIC Capital has scaled up for its latest China fund, raising 75% more capital than in the previous vintage. The buyout-focused GP expects tighter liquidity to drive more corporate carve-outs
Tala, a US financial technology provider looking to expand its microlending operations in India, has raised a $110 million Series D round from a group including PayPal Ventures.