CITIC Capital has acquired Hangzhou UCO Cosmetics, a digital marketing and e-commerce services provider specializing in beauty and personal care, from Shenzhen-listed Qingdao KingKing Applied Chemistry for RMB1.4 billion ($208 million).
The private equity firm completed the carve-out in partnership with UCO’s existing management team, which will continue to lead the business. It is CITIC’s seventh carve-out within the past two years...
Japan’s Mitsui & Co. and Nomura Holdings have agreed to acquire 100% of New Forests, an Australia-headquartered sustainable real assets investment manager focused on forestry, land management, and conservation.
Openspace Ventures has participated in a USD 23.5m Series B funding round for Freshket, a Thailand-based farm-to-table agricultural supply chain start-up.
Coins, a Philippines-based financial technology provider focused on blockchain-enabled payment services, has received a USD 30m investment led by Ribbit Captial.
Coatue Management and Insight Partners have led a USD 300m Series D round for Indonesian payments infrastructure platform Xendit.