WayCool Foods receives $32 million in funding to support an expansion of its agricultural technology proposition that removes middlemen - and boosts efficiency - in food supply chains
Recognizing strong demand trends for electric vehicle batteries, KKR turned around KCF Technologies within two years before exiting the Korean business with a 6.5x return
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Singapore-based Asia Partners has led a $35 million round for Hong Kong online education start-up Snapask. It coincides with the company’s relocation to Singapore.
Warburg Pincus will invest INR10.8 billion ($150.7 million) in Apollo Tyres, a multinational tire manufacturer headquartered in India.
Hong Kong’s Future Fund, a vehicle intended invest budget surpluses to cover future liabilities arising from an aging population and slower economic growth, will make a 10% allocation to direct investments that support the local economy.
Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan (pictured) has promised to have a tax regime for the treatment of carried interest in place within a year, though he stopped short of specifying how big any concessions might be.
Indian scooter rental start-up Vogo has raised $19 million for fleet expansion in a Series C round led by LGT Lightstone Aspada.
I-nest Capital, a Japanese VC firm set up last year by former Mizuho Financial Group employees, has raised JPY6.6 billion ($60 million) for its debut fund. The target was JPY6 billion.
Chinese children’s storytelling start-up Kaishu Story, also known as Kaishu Jianggushi, has raised $66 million in an extended tranche of Series C round led by Trustbridge Partners.
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IDG Capital has led a $50 million Series B round for Guoquan, a Chinese hot pot ingredients supplier. Other investors include VKC Partners and Buhuo Ventures.
UK-based development finance institution CDC Group led a $20 million funding round for iMerit, a firm that helps train artificial intelligence (AI) processes.
Korean venture capital investor Company K Partners has raised KRW122 billion ($153 million) for its latest fund, which has a hard cap of KRW150 billion.
Rupeek, an India-based online gold loan marketplace, has received $60 million in a funding round led by GGV Capital and Bertelsmann India Investments.
Lightspeed China Partners and its global affiliate have co-led a $42 million Series C round for Laiye Technology, a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up that specializes in robotic process automation (RPA).
Partners Group has been granted a call option on Chinese conglomerate Jangho Group’s 15.9% stake in Australian healthcare services provider Healius, enabling the private equity firm to make a A$2.1 billion ($1.4 billion) bid for the entire business.
Singapore-based ride-hailing and online-to-offline (O2O) services platform Grab has raised $856 million from Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) and TIS Intec Group.
Having prioritized Asian expansion and high-end direct retail operations, Carlyle completed its exit from European sneaker brand Golden Goose with a more than 3x return
BharatPe, a digital payment services provider for offline businesses, has raised $75 million to help fund a non-banking financial company (NBFC) that will issue loans to small businesses.
Hillhouse Capital has launched a China venture capital arm under the name GL Ventures. The first fund will reportedly be RMB10 billion ($1.4 billion) in size.
The Blackstone Group has bought 80% interest in Guangdong-based Foshan Ruixin Logistics Management from Chinese conglomerate Dongbai Group for a tentative price of RMB269 million ($38 million).