KKR has offered to acquire up to 9% of First Gen Corporation, a power plant operator in the Philippines, for PHP7.29 billion ($144 million).
Japan’s Beyond Next Ventures has led a JPY800 billion ($7.4 million) Series A round for local cell-based agricultural technology specialist IntegriCulture.
Chinese drug developer Jiangsu Atom Bioscience & Pharmaceutical has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Sequoia Capital China and Hong Kong-listed Livzon Pharmaceutical Group.
Hillhouse Capital has led an extended Series A round of funding worth $50 million for Deepexi, a Chinese start-up that provides a suite of smart data services to enterprise customers.
KKR has hired Nicholas Hyde from IFM Investors as a managing director in its client partner group, with responsibility for fundraising and client relationships in Australia and New Zealand.
MGI Tech, a Chinese manufacturer of gene sequencing devices, has raised more than $1 billion in funding led by IDG Capital and CPE.
IMM Private Equity has agreed to acquire Korea Kolmar Holdings’ pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) for KRW512.5 billion ($413 million).
Exacta Capital Partners, a Singapore-based private equity firm affiliated with Mizuho Bank, has led an acquisition of gym operator Anytime Fitness Asia for an undisclosed sum.
Marelli, a leading global automotive components supplier formed when KKR combined Japan’s Calsonic Kansei Corporation with Europe-based Magneti Marelli, has secured JPY130 billion ($1.2 billion) in additional funding to ride out a market downturn.
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Mitsubishi UFJ Capital has joined a Series A round for Japanese plant-based meat producer Daiz that brings the company’s total funding to JPY1.2 billion ($11.2 million).
Singapore-headquartered GoBear, a financial services platform focused on Asian consumers, has raised $17 million from Netherlands-based Walvis Participaties and Aegon
IDG Capital Partners and Accel Partners have joined a take-private bid for Sky Solar Holdings that values the Hong Kong-based and NASDAQ-listed power provider at around $2.5 billion.
Burning Rock Biotech, a venture capital-backed, China-based provider of genetic testing services used in cancer diagnosis, has filed for an IPO in the US.
BYD Semiconductor, a subsidiary of Chinese vehicle maker BYD, has raised RMB1.9 billion ($265 million) from 14 investors, including Sequoia Capital China.
Cathay Life Insurance, a subsidiary of Taiwanese financial group Cathay Financial Holdings, has committed $50 million to KKR’s fourth pan-Asian fund.
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Chinese logistics robot and intelligent equipment supplier Galaxis Technology has raised RMB100 million ($14 million) in Series D funding led by China Capital Investment Group.
Indian VC firm Inventus Capital has led a INR200 million ($2.6 million) funding round for local electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Euler Motors.
Hangzhou-based cybersecurity company Meichuang has raised a RMB150 million ($21 million) round led by CBC Capital and Sharewin Investment.
Warburg Pincus has agreed to increase its ownership of ARA Asset Management – an Asia Pacific real assets fund manager that was privatized in 2016 – as China’s AVIC Trust exited the business.