CVC Capital Partners is set to make its largest investment in Japan since before the global financial crisis, having agreed to purchase of a majority stake in Shiseido’s personal care business at a valuation of JPY160 billion ($1.52 billion).
The target business – which includes haircare brand Tsubaki and skincare label Senka – will be spun off into a joint venture, with CVC holding 65% to Shiseido’s 35%. Shiseido is a 150-year-old...
Svolt Energy Technology, formerly the battery business unit of Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor, has raised a RMB3.5 billion ($542 million) Series A round featuring a string of government-linked investors.
Tiger Global Management has led a $100 million Series C round for India’s Infra.Market, valuing the construction materials marketplace at $1 billion.
Moore Threads, a Chinese chip designer established as recently as last October by a team from Nvidia, has closed two funding rounds amounting to several billion renminbi.
FountainVest Partners has agreed to acquire a majority stake in China-based CJ Rokin Logistics from Korea’s CJ Logistics for KRW733.8 billion ($661.3 million).