Japanese private equity firm J-Star has acquired regional restaurant chain Pepper Lunch for an undisclosed sum.
TA Associates has invested an undisclosed sum in the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE).
Intel Capital has agreed to invest INR18.9 billion ($250 million) in India’s Jio Platforms marking the company’s 12th investment in 11 weeks.
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China-based data storage software services provider XSKY has raised a RMB320 million ($45 million) Series D led by China's State Owned Capital Venture Capital Fund.
CF PharmTech, a Chinese medical devices maker focused on innovative respiratory products, has raised a $50 million Series F round with support from CICC Capital.
Chinese insulin manufacturer Gan & Lee Pharmaceuticals, which counts Qiming Venture Partners and Goldman Sachs among its investors, raised RMB2.5 billion ($354 million) through an A-share IPO.
KKR has agreed to buy a 54% stake in Indian drug maker J.B. Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals for INR31.1 billion ($416 million) and made an open offer for an additional 26% of the company.
Australian start-up Soil Carbon is developing microbial technology that can be used to limit carbon emissions from crops. Horizons Ventures has provided financial support for the project
The Carlyle Group has announced its third India deal in the space of two months with a $235 million commitment to local telecom operator Bharti Airtel’s data center business, Nxtra Data.
The Rise Fund, TPG’s impact investment business, has purchased solar projects with a combined capacity of 970 megawatts from China-based Trina Solar for approximately $700 million.
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Beijing-based smart parking management solution provider AIpark has raised a RMB300 million ($42 million) Series C round led by Gaorong Capital.
Japan’s Accordia Golf, which was acquired by MBK Partners in 2017, has agreed a S$804.1 million ($577 million) privatization of a Singapore-listed trust it established six years ago as the holding entity for 88 golf courses.
Lightspeed India Partners and Falcon Edge Capital have led a $7 million Series A round for Nextbillion, a Singapore-based provider of artificial intelligence-enabled mapping software solutions.
In backing spices maker Pushp, A91 Partners has gained exposure to what might be the most profitable segment of India's broader food space, with margins comparable to those for cosmetics
Zuoyebang, a Chinese K-12 education platform that spun out from domestic search giant Baidu, has raised $750 million in Series E funding led by Fountainvest Partners and Tiger Global Management.
CapitalG, Google’s corporate venture arm that focuses on growth equity investments, has led an INR2.1 billion ($27.5 million) funding round for Indian non-bank lender Aye Finance.
Bond Capital, the technology investment firm established by Silicon Valley veteran Mary Meeker, has struck its debut deal in India with a commitment to online learning provider Byju’s.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has acquired Assist, a Japanese marketplace that facilitates sourcing helpers for daily household jobs.
The Carlyle Group has agreed to invest approximately $490 million for a 20% stake in pharmaceutical division of India’s Piramal Enterprises, which has interests ranging from outsourced drug development to an ophthalmology joint venture with Allergan.
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