A Chinese investor group featuring several private equity firms has sold the non-China assets of LifeStyles Healthcare, a global sexual health and wellness platform best known for the Lifestyles condom brand, to US-based Linden Capital Partners.
The Carlyle Group has applied for regulatory approval to acquire a 26% stake in Taiwan-based sushi chain Zhengxian, also known as Sushi Express.
XanPool, a Hong Kong-based cross-border payments infrastructure provider, has raised USD 41m from new investor Target Global and existing backer Antler Elevate.
Dongfang Jingyuan Electron (DJEL), a China-based semiconductor equipment and software provider, has raised CNY 1bn (USD 139m) from an investor group that includes Green Pine Capital Partners and CoStone Capital.
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LionRock Capital is exiting Clarks to its majority partner, Li Ning-owned and Hong Kong-listed Viva China, having helped the struggling British shoe brand survive the pandemic
Having raised its second fund amid weakening investor sentiment for biotech, Panacea Venture expects deployment to be guided by a widening valuation gap between the US and China
Through Trustlink, Trustar Capital has successfully executed a buy-and-build strategy in China’s facility management space, using scale and standardisation to win contracts from multinationals
FreeTech, a developer of assisted driving solutions, has raised nearly USD100m in Series B funding led by Chaos Investment.
Primavera Capital Group is looking to raise USD 300m for a private credit fund as the China-focused private equity firm continues to diversify its offering by geography and strategy.
China-based CMC Capital has exited the bulk of its remaining stake in City Football Group (CFG), a series of football clubs built around the Manchester City brand, with CMC founder Ruigang Li vacating his seat on the company’s board.
Ruiyun Cold Chain, a China-based cold chain services provider, has raised CNY 200m (USD 28m) in an extended pre-Series A round led by Mitsubishi and Mizuho Leaguer Investment Fund.
Chinese state-backed investors have pumped CNY 3.2bn (USD 447m) into local new energy vehicle start-up Letin amid reports that the company had run into financial distress.
Lightspeed China Partners has backed Daisch, a domestic supplier of high-precision products for autonomous driving, as the sole participant in a Series A round.
LionRock Capital, an Asian private equity firm that invests in global consumer brands with a China growth angle, has agreed to sell its stake in British shoe brand Clarks to Viva China, a holding company controlled by Li Ning, founder of the eponymous...
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Affinity Equity Partners has sold Hong Kong-headquartered garment label manufacturer Trimco Group to Brookfield Asset Management, for an enterprise value of USD 850m.
China-focused Sinovation Ventures reached a USD 200m first close on its fifth flagship US dollar-denominated fund in April and is currently around the USD 250m mark against a target of USD 500m.
Investors told the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum that they are looking to accelerate their pace of investment in China next year despite economic and regulatory challenges.
China Creation Ventures (CCV) has raised USD 150m for an opportunity fund that will participate in follow-on rounds and back spin-outs from established companies.
Panacea Venture, a healthcare-focused investment firm established by James Huang, formerly a partner at KPCB China, has closed its second fund with approximately USD 276m in commitments.
Kasco, a China-based air suspension supplier for passenger vehicles, has closed a Series B round of CNY 510m (USD 72m) led by an investment arm of CRRC Group, China State-Owned Venture Capital Fund, Source Code Capital, and Shenzhen Capital Group.