An investment platform owned by the Beijing Changping regional government has committed RMB204 million ($30 million) to a partnership with Origin Agritech that will commercialize genetically modified corn seeds.
Indian renewable energy producer Greenko Energy Holdings has raised $495 million from its majority owner, Singapore’s GIC Private, and returning investor the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).
EQT infrastructure has abandoned a bid it extended less than two weeks ago to acquire Australian broadband internet provider Vocus Group for about A$3.3 billion ($2.3 billion).
Singapore land transport services company ComfortDelGro has backed two local logistics start-ups via its recently launched venture capital arm.
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Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has invested INR14.2 billion ($205.8 million) in Indian automotive conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra through a public market transaction.
China-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Bordrin Motor has raised RMB2.5 billion ($362 million) in a new funding round that featured Yin An Capital, the investment arm of Sinochem International.
A group of Australian VCs including Blackbird Ventures has invested about A$24 million ($17 million) in local wi-fi and internet-of-things (IoT) chipmaker Morse Micro.
The arrival of GP-led secondary transactions in the private equity mainstream has been accompanied by mounting concerns among LPs that their interests might not be aligned with those of the managers driving these deals.
Japan’s Polaris Capital has agreed to back Panasonic i-Pro Sensing Solutions, a spin-out of Panasonic that will take over the parent company’s security systems business in Japan and overseas.
Trade tensions between China and the US have held back private equity fundraising in recent months, but industry participants are also considering the long-term challenges – and opportunities – of a schism between the world’s two largest economies.
Chinese financial technology start-up Wiseco Technology, which provides big data-powered risk control and debt collection services, has raised RMB650 million ($94 million) in a Series A round led by Huading Capital and Sino Ocean Group.
Hong Kong-based KaiOS Technologies has secured a $50 million Series B round for an expansion plan targeting what could be the mobile telecommunication industry’s most underserved segment
CMB International Capital has led a RMB100 million ($14 million) Series A round of funding for Robosen, a Chinese smart robot manufacturer. Yu Hu, co-CEO of local voice recognition software developer iFlytek also took part.
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Sachin Bansal, co-founder of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart, has led a $51 million investment in local electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Ather Energy.
Chinese biopharmaceutical developer Alphamab Oncology has completed a $60 million Series B round led by US and UK-based investor Hudson Bay Capital Management.
Openspace Ventures has led a $10 million Series A round for Indonesian agricultural technology start-up TaniGroup.
China-based pet products producer Crazy Dog has raised RMB300 million ($43 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Guangdian Capital and Fosun International.
Uxin, a Chinese used car trading platform that went public last year, has raised $230 million through a convertible note issued to investors including Warburg Pincus and TPG Capital.
EQT Infrastructure has offered to acquire all the shares in Australia-listed broadband internet provider Vocus Group in a deal that values the company at about A$3.3 billion ($2.3 billion).
Two Hong Kong investors will commit $100 million to a digital token offering by Proxima Media, a Hollywood production house established by Ryan Kavanaugh, who previously worked with SAIF Partners and IDG Capital on a China-focused film venture.
Japan’s Base Food, a company that produces packaged meals that are said to be nutritionally complete, has raised JPY400 million ($3.7 million) in Series A funding from a group including Global Brain.