The Carlyle Group has agreed to invest RMB726 million ($108 million) for a 10% stake in Chinese home textiles maker Luolai Lifestyle Technology.
Singapore’s GIC Private has agreed to invest INR50 billion ($713 million) in India-based telecommunications provider Bharti Airtel.
The Carlyle Group has acquired a 9% stake in India-listed life insurance company SBI Life for INR46.4 billion ($653 million).
Convergent Finance, a private equity firm founded by former Fairfax India head Harsha Raghavan, has led a INR1.5 billion ($21.6 million) investment in contract consumer goods manufacturer Hindustan Foods.
Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) has made its first investment in India’s infrastructure sector, buying a 22% stake in infrastructure investment trust IndInfravit Trust for INR8.7 billion ($122 million).
Tata Group ethics and sustainability veteran Mukund Rajan has helped pair some former colleagues with Quantum Advisors to tackle a messy environmental, social, and governance (ESG) situation in India
Novo Tellus Capital Partners has invested S$12 million ($8.8 million) in Procurri, a Singapore-listed provider of IT services and data center equipment.
GIC Private has invested in Vietcombank through a joint deal with Mizuho Bank worth VND6.2 trillion ($265 million), underlining the strong interest among private and strategic investors in Vietnam’s financial sector.
KKR backed in Qingdao Haier at a time when the Chinese white goods giant wanted to expand overseas and address competitive pressure at home. The GP helped it deliver on both fronts
New Zealand e-commerce company Trade Me has agreed to be 100% acquired by Apax Partners at an enterprise value of NZ$2.7 billion ($189 million) one week after receiving a similar proposal from Hellman & Friedman.
True North has invested INR10 billion ($140 million) in Indian health products manufacturer Zydus Wellness to support its acquisition of Heinz India.
Colinton Capital, a middle market private equity firm established by Simon Moore, formerly Australia head at The Carlyle Group, has participated in a A$68.6 million ($49.7 million) investment in automobile aftercare services provider AMA Group.
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Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has invested $100 million in Azure Power, an Indian solar panel company listed in the US.
Tencent Holdings has agreed to invest $317.6 million in Bilibili, a VC-backed Chinese animation streaming platform that listed on NASDAQ in March.
KKR has agreed to pay INR4.3 billion ($59.6 million) to South African hospital chain Life Healthcare Group for its stake in Max Healthcare, a hospital operator that it owns through a joint venture with Max India.
Silver Lake has invested $600 million in AMC Entertainment Holdings, a US cinema chain owned by Dalian Wanda Group, a once acquisitive Chinese conglomerate now said to be retreating from overseas markets.
Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed to invest up to JPY60 billion ($538 million) in Pioneer Corp, by subscribing to a new share issue by the struggling Japanese conglomerate.
China Biologic Products, a US-listed biopharmaceuticals player that was subject to two take-private offers, said it was set to raise $590 million by issuing new shares to investors including Centurium Capital, CITIC Capital, and Hillhouse Capital.
Boulevard Capital Partners, a private equity investor focused on infrastructure including telecom towers, has agreed to invest $20 million in Singapore-listed surveillance technology specialist Stratech.
The Blackstone Group has agreed to invest $400 million in YiChang HEC Changjiang Pharmaceutical (HEC Pharm), a Chinese drug developer listed in Hong Kong, through a convertible bond issuance.
L Catterton Asia aims to help Chinese online luxury goods retailer Secoo expand its frontiers with technological and logistical support from e-commerce giant JD.com
L Catterton Asia and Chinese online retailer JD.com have agreed to invest $175 million in Secoo, a Chinese e-commerce platform for luxury goods that is listed in the US.
Vivo Capital and Advantech Capital have committed $86.73 million to Chinese biopharmaceutical player Sinovac Biotech. Both investors were members of a consortium that was bidding to privatize the US-listed company, but that process has been terminated.