Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical has agreed to sell a portfolio of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and health products to The Blackstone Group for JPY242 billion ($2.3 billion).
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SPi Global, a Philippines-based enterprise technology provider controlled by Partners Group, has paid an undisclosed sum for a majority stake in Indian education technology company LearningMate.
Southern Capital Group has completed the MYR1 billion ($240 million) acquisition of F&B Nutrition – a producer of sweetened creamer, an oil-based equivalent of condensed milk – from Malaysian food packaging player Can-One International.
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Baring Private Equity Asia is poised to formally enter the bidding for Tokyo-listed aged care provider Nichii Gakkan, having approached certain shareholders regarding a JPY146 billion ($1.38 billion) deal.
Ant Capital Partners has launched a tender offer for Softbrain, a Japanese sales and marketing software developer, that values the business at approximately JPY26.9 billion ($253.1 million).
Centurium Capital has acquired a controlling stake in Beijing Jingdu Children’s Hospital, which claims to be the largest privately-owned children’s hospital in China, for approximately $150 million.
Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has agreed to pay RMB3 billion ($432 million) for a controlling stake in Kuayue Express, a local VC-backed logistics operator.
Yunfeng Capital, a private equity firm co-founded by Jack Ma, is backing the privatization of Cellular Biomedicine, a US and China-based biotech developer.
Australia’s Quadrant Private Equity has acquired a controlling stake in Quad Lock, a local smart phone accessories maker focused on device mounts for bikes and cars.
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.
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.
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).
Bain Capital has increased its offer price for Tokyo-listed aged care provider Nichii Gakkan – after a Hong Kong hedge fund criticized the board for not doing enough to protect the interests of minority shareholders – valuing the business at JPY122...
Advent International has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Indian pharmaceutical company RA Chem Pharma.
Navis Capital Partners has acquired CIA First International School in Cambodia for an undisclosed sum.
Private equity firms Asia-IO Capital and Wise Road Capital have acquired a 55.6% stake in a semiconductor packaging materials business from Hong Kong-listed ASM Pacific Technology.
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Permira has acquired a majority stake in EF Kids & Teens, an English language education provider that operates 288 schools in China and 79 in Indonesia.
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CPE - formerly CITIC Private Equity - and GDS Holdings have jointly acquired a greenfield data center project in China that will represent a RMB2.6 billion ($371 million) investment upon completion.