Ares Management has agreed to buy a controlling stake in SSG Capital, an Asia-focused credit and special situations fund manager with approximately $6.2 billion in assets under management, including $3.9 billion in dry powder.
SSG has raised $1.9 billion for its fifth fund, plus a sidecar of $825 million, according to an Ares presentation, although it did not say whether this constitutes a final close. As of May 2019, the firm...
Black Sesame Technologies, a China-based chipmaker specializing in autonomous driving applications, has raised several hundred million dollars through two funding rounds at a valuation of $2 billion.
Nreal, a Chinese manufacturer of advanced artificial reality (AR) glasses that resemble normal sunglasses, has raised a Series C of $100 million led by Nio Capital, Yunfeng Capital, and Hongtai Capital.
Pacific Century Group’s insurance technology business, Bolttech, has extended a recent $180 million Series A round to $210 million in total.
Australian private equity firm Liverpool Partners has acquired a majority stake in Seven Miles Coffee Roasters, a branded coffee supplier to the local cafe segment.