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BGH Capital has agreed to acquire Australian cinema and theme park operator Village Roadshow for A$758 million ($543 million).
Actis Capital has acquired a 400 megawatt portfolio of operating solar projects in central India from Acme Solar.
Chinese integrated circuit (IC) design company Brite Semiconductor, has raised a RMB350 million ($50 million) Series D round led by Haitong Securities and sector specialist Sunic Capital.
PAI Capital, a Hong Kong and London-based asset manager that primarily caters to high net worth individuals (HNWIs), has paid RMB1.45 billion ($212 million) for a 24.22% stake in Vtron Group, a Shenzhen-listed video display systems manufacturer.
Vietnam’s VinaCapital and Japan’s Daiwa PI Partners have sold the remainder of their interest in Vietnamese dairy producer International Dairy Products (IDP).
A consortium led by China Resources Capital (CR Capital) has agreed to acquire a 65% stake in Hong Kong retail and supermarket operator City Super Group.
Indian online used car marketplace Spinny has acquired local counterpart Truebil, setting up several venture capital exits.
China-focused private equity firm Huagai Capital has a led a RMB300 million ($43 million) Series D round for antibiotics developer MicuRX Pharmaceuticals.
Globis Capital Partners has joined a JPY3.5 billion ($32.6 million) Series C round for Photosynth, a Japanese internet-of-things (IoT) developer specializing in smart locks for office buildings.
SoftBank Ventures Asia and Kakao have led a $63.2 million Series A round for Radish, a Korea and US-based producer and broadcaster of serialized fiction for mobile devices.
Byju’s, an Indian online learning platform backed by several PE and VC firms, has acquired WhiteHat Jr, a platform that helps students learn to code.
Chinese fresh produce retailer Yipin Shengxian has raised a RMB2.5 billion ($360 million) Series C round led by Tencent Holdings and Capital Today. Eastern Bell Venture Capital re-upped.
China’s Gobi Partners is leading a consortium that will acquire the e-commerce services business of Singapore-based Synagie for S$61.6 million ($44.8 million).
BRI Ventures, the newly launched VC unit of Bank Rakyat Indonesia, has joined a $5 million pre-Series B round for local financial technology provider Ayoconnect.
Wahyoo, a digital solutions provider for Indonesian eateries, has raised $5 million in a Series A round led by Intudo Ventures.
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 being developed by Equis Development.
Chinese online retailer JD.com is investing $100 million in Hong Kong's Li & Fung, which recently won support from warehouse investor GLP for a privatization.
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