Dymon Asia Private Equity (DAPE) has submitted a take-private offer for Singapore-listed digital marketing services provider Challenger Technologies that values the company at about S$195 million ($145 million).
Indian educational technology provider Byju’s has raised a INR2.14 billion ($31 million) round of funding from existing investors General Atlantic and Tencent Holdings.
Private equity investors believe it will become easier to take companies public in China as the country steps up the pace of capital markets reform, creating a system that is more in line with international norms.
Chinese GPs that can identify where their strategies might go wrong – and therefore avoid problems before they emerge – are most likely to emerge as winners in a market characterized by rising competition and changing economic circumstances, LPs told...
East Ventures has joined a Series A investment of undisclosed size in Indonesian car sales platform operator Mobilkamu.
Blackpeak, an Asia-based investigative research firm that counts a number of PE players among its clients, has been acquired by Acuris, the parent company of AVCJ.
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The best way for private equity and venture capital investors to manage their China risk is to not deploy capital if they are only motivated by a fear of missing out (FOMO), GPs told the AVCJ China Forum.
Sequoia Capital India has led a $7.6 million round for Indonesian logistics services provider Kargo Technologies.
Up Fintech, an online brokerage firm focused on global Chinese investors that operates in Asia as Tiger Brokers, gained more than 36% in its first day of trading on NASDAQ after raising $104 million in its IPO.
Insta360, a China-based camera maker specializing in immersive imaging and virtual reality applications, has raised a $30 million funding round from a group of investors including Everest Venture Capital.
Long-term structural reforms rather than short-term issues regarding trade tensions and liquidity preoccupy China-focused private equity investors, though they are happy to take advantage of any immediate moderation in valuations.
Mofang raises $150 million to bring consistency to China’s fragmented rental housing market. Leveraging big data and targeting millennials are key strategies
Korean car makers Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have agreed to invest $300 million in Ola, an Indian ride-hailing platform backed by a number of PE and strategic investors.
Indian cloud-based payments platform operator Pine Labs has agreed to pay $110 million for Qwikcilver, a gift card technology provider backed by several VC and strategic investors including Accel Partners, Helion Venture Partners, Amazon, and Sistema...
Japan’s quiet venture capital space is booming within its own borders. Signs of a stronger exit market and an exuberant influx of corporate involvement are encouraging themes, but they will play out slowly
Malaysian government-backed private equity firm Ekuinas has acquired a 40% stake in domestic cloud services provider Exabytes Capital Group for MYR44 million ($10.8 million).
Singapore-based digital payments service provider InstaRem has closed its Series C round with $41 million from a group of investors including Vertex Growth Fund and South Korea’s Atinum Investment.
Tookitaki, a Singaporean technology provider that helps institutions develop regulatory compliance programs, has raised a $7.5 million Series A from a group of investors including Jungle Ventures.
Weijian Shan’s memoir ends before his private equity career begins, but it represents a remarkable on-the-ground account of a difficult period in the 20th century evolution of China
The Carlyle Group has agreed to invest RMB726 million ($108 million) for a 10% stake in Chinese home textiles maker Luolai Lifestyle Technology.
Warburg Pincus has agreed to acquire an 80% stake in Avanse Financial Services, an India-based non-banking finance company (NBFC) focused on education.