Shenzhen Scholar Education, a Chinese after-school tutoring business backed by CRE Alliance, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Bryan Lewis, CIO of Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System, discusses accessing Asia, approaches to co-investment, and paring a bloated PE portfolio into a smaller set of strategic relationships
ChrysCapital Partners has increased its fund size and its commitment to operations in response to a maturation of the Indian market characterized by bigger deals and more opportunities to drive change
Apax Partners has agreed to pay $200 million for a significant minority stake in India and US-based data analytics provider Fractal Analytics.
SoftBank Vision Fund is planning to purchase a stake of up to 38% in Indian e-commerce logistics services provider Delhivery.
China-based GaiaWorks, an HR-focused software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider, has raised RMB300 million ($44.4 million) in a Series C round of funding led by Tiger Global Management.
Private equity investors expect divestments of domestic and overseas businesses by Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to become more prevalent as result of the government's sweeping efforts to reduce corporate debt levels, the Hong Kong Venture Capital...
Venture capital deals involving DCM, Sinovation Ventures, Langsheng Investment, United Capital, Shenzhen Capital, Capital Fortune Investment, Tiantu Capital, IDG Capital, Shunwei Capital, and Sky9 Capital
Aberdeen Standard Investments has committed $13 million to financial technology start-up Singapore Life, taking the company’s total capital raised to date to $97 million.
Verlinvest has led a INR1.8 billion ($25 million) Series C investment in India’s Drums Food International, best known for the Epigamia yogurt brand.
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.
Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to acquire a majority stake in US and India-based enterprise technology services company Brillio at an undisclosed price.
American Express has acquired Pocket Concierge, a Japanese digital services provider for the restaurant industry backed by several domestic venture capital firms.
Matrix Partners India closed its third fund in speedy fashion despite ongoing woes about consistency in the country’s venture environment. Patience regarding comparisons with China has been critical
India’s NBFC sector has pulled through its recent liquidity issues, but questions remain about the weaknesses that led to the crisis. Investors remain confident but must learn from the experience
BGH Capital is close to announcing its first deal after a revised offer of A$2.1 billion ($1.5 billion) for Australian education services provider Navitas won backing from the company’s board.
With the health of China's economy deteriorating, private equity investors have every reason to expect to see plenty of opportunities to deploy capital in 2019
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.
The Carlyle Group has promoted Ling Yang, a managing director in the firm’s Shanghai office, to partner. Yang is one of 60 senior promotions announced by Carlyle worldwide, including six in the Asia buyout team.
Belt Road Capital Management, a Cambodia-based private equity firm focused on Southeast Asia, has led a $7 million investment in Vietnamese e-commerce player LeFlair.
Japan’s Mitsui & Co has invested in Israel-based Magenta Venture Partners’ debut fund, which is targeting $100 million and to date backed entirely by Japanese corporates.
Lightspeed China Partners took just three months to raise $560 million for its fourth US dollar fund, which includes a $200 million sidecar for follow-on investments