KKR has made its largest private equity investment in Asia to date with a commitment of INR113.6 billion ($1.5 billion) in Jio Platforms, the holding company for various internet and telecom assets owned by Indian oil-to-retail conglomerate Reliance Industries.
The private equity firm becomes the fifth external investor and will obtain a 2.32% stake in the company. Last week, General Atlantic announced it would invest $870 million in the company. In total, Jio...
KKR has offered to acquire up to 9% of First Gen Corporation, a power plant operator in the Philippines, for PHP7.29 billion ($144 million).
Japan’s Beyond Next Ventures has led a JPY800 billion ($7.4 million) Series A round for local cell-based agricultural technology specialist IntegriCulture.
Chinese drug developer Jiangsu Atom Bioscience & Pharmaceutical has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Sequoia Capital China and Hong Kong-listed Livzon Pharmaceutical Group.
Hillhouse Capital has led an extended Series A round of funding worth $50 million for Deepexi, a Chinese start-up that provides a suite of smart data services to enterprise customers.