Broncus Holding Corporation, a China-based manufacturer of medical devices used to treat lung diseases, plunged 12.8% on its Hong Kong trading debut following a HK$1.67 billion ($215 million) IPO.
Freshworks, one of India's leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) businesses, traded strongly on its NASDAQ debut following a $1 billion IPO.
Singapore’s EDB Investments (EDBI) will establish a pre-IPO fund – with an initial commitment of S$500 million ($370 million) – that is intended to encourage high-growth companies to list in the city-state.
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEx) has proposed rules for IPOs by special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), admitting they are more stringent than the US system, but noting the need for more safeguards in a relatively retail investor-heavy market.
A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) backed by Homer Sun, former CIO of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA), has agreed a $2.35 billion merger with Taiwan-based electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro.
Hong Kong-based genetic testing business Prenetics has agreed to merge with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Adrian Cheng, scion of local property developer New World Development and managing partner of C Ventures, at an enterprise...
Freshworks, which earlier this year lost its status as India’s most valuable software-as-a-service (SaaS) start-up, is looking to raise up to $912 million through a US IPO.
Ximalaya, a Chinese online audio platform backed by the likes of Tencent Holdings, General Atlantic, and Goldman Sachs, has canceled its planned IPO.
SPAC deals and GP-led secondary transactions are bringing more liquidity options to Southeast Asia, a geography where private equity investors have often struggled to achieve exits, industry participants told the AVCJ Singapore Forum.
Apax Partners-owned Helthium Medtech, an India-based medical devices manufacturer formerly known as Sutures India, has filed for a domestic IPO.
SenseTime, a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) technology developer that has received more than $5.2 billion in private funding in the past seven years, has filed for a Hong Kong IPO.
DayDayCook, a China-focused direct-to-consumer brand that started as a cooking-themed video platform, has agreed to merge with a US-listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) at an enterprise valuation of $300 million.
A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Liang Meng, founding managing partner of China’s Ascendent Capital Partners, has agreed to merge with PE-backed Tim Hortons China at a valuation of $1.8 billion.
Indonesian e-commerce platform Bukalapak hit the upper limits of its trading range within minutes of debuting on the Jakarta Stock Exchange following an IDR21.9 trillion ($1.5 billion) IPO.
Insurance portal PolicyBazaar and online-offline cosmetics retailer Nykaa are the latest PE-backed businesses to file for India IPOs in a groundswell domestic public market support for tech start-ups.
FinAccel, operator of Indonesia-focused consumer credit platform Kredivo, has agreed to merge with a US-listed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) at an enterprise valuation of $2 billion.
The lack of a reliable IPO channel is a longstanding exit obstacle for venture capital investors in India. Domestic listings may, unexpectedly, prove to be the answer
China has imposed severe restrictions on private tutoring that appear to undermine the commercial viability of companies in the space, potentially making private equity investment unviable.
Best & Less Group (BLG), an Australian baby, kids and womenswear retailer, has raised A$60 million ($44 million) through a domestic IPO, facilitating a partial exit for majority owner Allegro Funds Group.
PropertyGuru, a PE-backed Southeast Asia real estate portal, has agreed to merge with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) established by Peter Thiel and Richard Li, son of Hong Kong billionaire Li-ka Shing, for an enterprise valuation of $1.35...
Five VC-backed pre-revenue Chinese biotech companies have filed to list in Hong Kong over the past two weeks, doubling the size of the IPO pipeline in this category.
Paytm, India’s largest digital payments company, has filed for an INR166 billion ($2.2 billion) domestic IPO, setting up exits for several private equity investors.
A drop-off in PE and VC technology investment in China in the second quarter of 2021 – widely linked to a multi-faceted regulatory crackdown on the sector – was to some extent counterbalanced by record levels of activity in India and Southeast Asia.
Indian digital payments provider Mobikwik is looking to raise up to INR19 billion ($255 million) through a domestic IPO that would facilitate partial exits for a string of investors.