GGV Capital has co-led a $150 million Series C investment in Chinese industrial robotics maker Geek+ alongside US hedge fund investor D1 Capital Partners.
Nigeria-based online services platform OPay has raised a $50 million funding round with participation by a number of Chinese investors, including IDG Capital, Source Code Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Meituan-Dianping, and GSR Ventures.
Miaoshou Doctor, a Chinese online healthcare services platform that has expanded into the offline pharmacy space, has completed its extended Series C funding round, having achieved a post-deal valuation of more than RMB7 billion ($1 billion).
Synyi, a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up that targets hospitals, has taken its total fundraising to RMB550 million ($80 million) following a RMB250 million Series C led by Tencent Holdings and featuring Sinopharm Capital.
LionRock Capital, an Asian PE firm that counts Italian football club Inter Milan among its previous investments, has launched a sports-focused fund with retailer Li Ning participating as an anchor LP.
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Feihe, a China-based dairy products manufacturer backed by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA), has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Centurium Capital, a private equity firm established by ex-Warburg Pincus China head David Li (pictured), has closed its debut US dollar-denominated fund at just over $2 billion after about 15 months in the market.
Genesis Capital, a Chinese GP established by Richard Peng, who previously led investments for Tencent Holdings, has closed its second US dollar-denominated fund at the hard cap of $850 million.
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Cathay Innovation, the venture affiliate of Cathay Capital Private Equity, has led a $35 million extended Series B round of funding for Laiye Technology, a Chinese artificial technology (AI) start-up. Existing investors Lightspeed China and Wu Capital...
Ouyeel, which claims to be China’s largest online-to-offline (O2O) trading platform for the steel industry, has raised RMB2 billion ($291 million) in Series B funding at a post-deal valuation of RMB10 billion.
Temasek Holdings has invested $300 million in Li & Fung’s logistics operation after the Hong Kong-based multinational abandoned plans to spin-out the asset through an IPO.
HSBC has closed a $250 million private equity fund that will make primary, secondary and direct co-investments across multiple geographies, sectors and strategies.
Warburg Pincus has closed its latest China companion fund – which officially includes Southeast Asia for this vintage – at the hard cap of $4.25 billion.
Commonfund Capital has appointed Xiaonan Tian as an associate director and head of its investment office in Beijing from where she will oversee the firm’s Asia Pacific portfolio.
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Chinese art education platform Yiqi Technology Group has raised $40 million in the first tranche of a Series C round led by Tencent Holdings. It is said to be the largest-ever funding round for a start-up in this space.
JD Logistics, the delivery unit of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, has reached a first close on a renminbi-denominated fund that invests in smart logistics and related technologies. The full target for the vehicle is RMB1.5 billion ($218 million).
AMTD International, the investment banking, asset management, and strategic investment division of Hong Kong-based financial advisor AMTD Group, has filed for an IPO in the US. Both companies are backed by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA).
Affirma Capital – formed through a spin-out of Standard Chartered’s private equity business – has led a pre-IPO round of undisclosed size for Chinese P2P lending services provider Dianrong.
IDG Capital has led a $100 million funding round for Weimai, a Chinese healthcare-focused big data platform that helps hospitals and clinics in lower-tier cities automate everything from appointment registration to medical records management.