A selection of the key fundraising, investment and exit events - presented in chronological order - from the past 12 months
JANUARY $560m – Lightspeed China Partners closes its latest US dollar-denominated fund at $560 million. It is the firm’s largest vehicle to date $4.7b – US and Japan cross-border VC firm SunBridge...
MGI Tech, a Chinese manufacturer of gene sequencing devices, has raised more than $1 billion in funding led by IDG Capital and CPE (formerly known as Citic Private Equity).
IMM Private Equity has agreed to acquire Korea Kolmar Holdings’ pharmaceutical contract manufacturing organization (CMO) and its drug development business for KRW512.5 billion ($413 million).
Exacta Capital Partners, a Singapore-based private equity firm affiliated with Mizuho Bank, has led an acquisition of gym operator Anytime Fitness Asia for an undisclosed sum.
Marelli, a leading global automotive components supplier formed when KKR combined Japan’s Calsonic Kansei Corporation with Europe-based Magneti Marelli, has secured JPY130 billion ($1.2 billion) in additional funding to ride out a market downturn.