The Carlyle Group’s Japan team has completed its first minority deal, participating as a cornerstone investor in a JPY24.4 billion ($221 million) round for local biomaterials developer Spiber.
It demonstrates a developing tendency among traditional buyout firms operating in Asia to embrace minority growth strategies amid a mix of incentives such as rising competition for assets, higher valuations,...
Hitachi has agreed to sell its Japan-based radiation measurement devices and industrial x-ray CT devices businesses to local private equity firm Nippon Mirae Capital.
MBK Partners has agreed to buy five ocean theme parks in China – four operational and one under construction – from Hong Kong-listed Haichang Ocean Park Holdings for RMB6.53 billion ($1.01 billion).
Trustar Capital, formerly known as CITIC Capital Partners, has invested an undisclosed sum in Intramco, a Europe-based manufacturer of components used in electric vehicle (EV) charging.
Vitalbridge Capital, a China-based venture capital firm that spun out from Trustbridge Partners, has raised $275 million for its second US dollar-denominated fund.