Government-backed Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has invested JPY2.75 billion ($27.8 million) in a fund that will buy unused patents and license them to domestic start-ups.
The vehicle, which launched earlier this month, is eventually looking to raise as much as JPY30 billion and will initially focus on patents in the consumer electronics space. INCJ is also injecting...
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.