Ruhan, an internet celebrity incubator backed by Legend Capital that is said to be the largest business of its kind by revenue in China, has filed to list on NASDAQ.
ESR, a pan-Asian logistics and fund management platform that was seeded by Warburg Pincus, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Asian markets continue to represent an attractive destination for Australian PE-backed companies, but investors will need to show increasingly skeptical buyers that their cross-border plans have borne fruit
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has exited Allied Pinnacle, an Australia-based roll-up of multiple bakery supply investments, to Japanese strategic Nisshin Foods.
Japan Hospice Holdings, a hospice care platform created by J-Star through a series of acquisitions, is looking to raise JPY1.48 billion ($13.4 million) through a Tokyo IPO.
Study Group, an Australia-headquartered group that prepares international students for university degree programs, will have its third consecutive private equity owner after Ardian agreed to buy the business from Providence Equity Partners.
Jinxin Fertility, the assisted reproduction services division of China’s Jinxin Group that is backed by several private equity investors, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Japan’s Polaris Capital has agreed to sell its 100% stake in domestic timber and building materials company Hivic for JPY8.5 billion ($77.4 million).
Australia’s Anacacia Capital has realized the final exit from its debut fund with the sale of its majority stake in workplace equipment provider RIS Safety to domestic investor Bricktop Group.
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CVC Capital Partners has agreed to sell Hitowa Holdings, a Japan-based provider of cleaning, assisted living and childcare support services, to Polaris Private Equity.
Maoyan Entertainment, a Chinese online movie ticketing business backed by Tencent Holdings and several private equity investors, fell on its trading debut in Hong Kong following a HK$2.25 billion ($287.1 million) IPO.
China has unveiled details of the highly anticipated new technology and innovation board, which is set to adopt a registration-based system that should allow a shorter route to liquidity for PE and VC investors.
Corsair Capital has agreed to exit most of its controlling stake in DP World Australia to the shipping services provider’s original corporate parent.
Manpowergroup Greater China, the China branch of American staffing giant Manpower Group, has filed for a listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Shenzhen Scholar Education, a Chinese after-school tutoring business backed by CRE Alliance, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Baring Private Equity Asia will list Clarivate Analytics – an education business it acquired from Thomson Reuters in conjunction with Onex Corporation – through a merger with a special purpose investment vehicle that trades in New York.
American Express has acquired Pocket Concierge, a Japanese digital services provider for the restaurant industry backed by several domestic venture capital firms.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has created a program that will encourage technology start-ups to list in the territory.
Weimob, a Shanghai-based provider of marketing and cloud services to online merchants that is backed by Tencent Holdings and several private equity firms, has surged 14% on its first day of trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Mercury Capital secured a 15.7x return by helping Australian clinical trials specialist Novotech upgrade its marketing and personnel as well as pursue Asian expansion
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SunBridge Partners, a US-based VC firm that helps companies access Japan, has exited its position in a Japanese joint venture (JV) with B2B cloud technology provider Marketo to Adobe.
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