Tadasu Matsuo, head of alternative investments at Japan Post Insurance (JPI), has joined HarbourVest Partners as a managing director where he will co-lead Japan coverage alongside Tatsuya Kubo.
Matsuo (pictured) was recruited by JPI in September 2016 to launch the firm’s alternative investment program. He previously spent 14 years at Daido Life Insurance as general manager for alternative investment...
MGI Tech, a Chinese manufacturer of gene sequencing devices, has raised more than $1 billion in funding led by IDG Capital and CPE (formerly known as Citic Private Equity).
IMM Private Equity has agreed to acquire Korea Kolmar Holdings’ pharmaceutical contract manufacturing organization (CMO) and its drug development business for KRW512.5 billion ($413 million).
Exacta Capital Partners, a Singapore-based private equity firm affiliated with Mizuho Bank, has led an acquisition of gym operator Anytime Fitness Asia for an undisclosed sum.
Marelli, a leading global automotive components supplier formed when KKR combined Japan’s Calsonic Kansei Corporation with Europe-based Magneti Marelli, has secured JPY130 billion ($1.2 billion) in additional funding to ride out a market downturn.