Creditors of the ailing Australian TV network Nine Entertainment have unanimously approved the company's A$3.4 billion ($3.5 billion) recapitalization, bringing a formal end to CVC Capital Partners' six-year stewardship. The private equity firm has lost almost all its A$1.4 billion ($1.4 billion) equity interest in the company.
According to The Australian, the debt-for-equity swap will replace CVC with US hedge funds Apollo Global Management and Oaktree Capital Management, which will hold an approximate 49% stake. The loss...
Chinese gene therapy specialist Exegenesis Bio has received $20 million in Series B funding led by Legend Capital. It will be used to support clinical development of the company’s drug portfolio.
Alibaba Group has led a $300 million round for Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xpeng Motors. It comes barely two weeks after the company closed an extended Series C round of $500 million.
EDBI, the investment arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board, has invested in Vesta, a US-based fraud and payment technology start-up with ambitions to expand into Asia.
Hana Financial has invested KRW100 billion ($85 million) in a portfolio of Korean waste to energy (WTE) projects controlled by Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).