Chinese display advertising business Focus Media, which was taken private in last May by a consortium of private equity investors in conjunction with company management, is said to be working towards a $1 billion IPO in early 2015.
According to IFR Asia, the offering could even come before the end of 2014. Focus Media would be the first of the US-listed Chinese companies that have been privatized with the support of PE firms since...
Japanese healthcare technology start-up Ubie has closed its Series C round on JPY6.3bn (USD 43.2m) with the latest tranche featuring PE-owned pharmacy chain operator Sogo Medical.
Specialist food and agriculture investor Proterra Investment Partners has agreed to invest in Aperion Bioenergy, a Singapore-based bioenergy producer that sources used cooking oil for feedstocks.
Dymon Asia Private Equity (DAPE) has closed its third Southeast Asia middle market private equity fund at a hard cap of USD 650m, beating a target of USD 550m.
Gamurs, a Sydney-headquartered media company specialising in gaming, e-sports, and entertainment, has secured USD 12m in Series A funding.