KKR has agreed to sell its majority stake in AlphaTheta Corporation, a Japanese DJ equipment manufacturer previously known as Pioneer DJ, to domestic photo processing equipment producer Noritsu Koki for JPY35 billion ($324 million). The deal is worth JPY65 billion, including debt.
The private equity firm carved out the business from Pioneer Corporation for a valuation of approximately JPY59 billion in early 2015. KKR acquired all outstanding shares and then issued a 14.95% stake...
Kuaidian, a Chinese interactive content provider, has raised close to $100 million in Series C funding led by Sequoia Capital China. Existing investors GGV Capital and Morningside Venture Capital re-upped.
Warburg Pincus will sell an approximately 5.5% interest in Hong Kong-listed IVF services provider Jinxin Fertility for about HK$1.5 billion ($194 million) through a share placement.
CLSA, the international arm of China-based brokerage CITIC Securities, has launched a strategy to offer high net worth clients investment opportunities in late-stage private companies in Asia.
DCM Ventures has raised $880 million across two funds that will continue its early-stage technology strategy, with 70% of the capital earmarked for deployment in China.