Japanese financial services group Orix Corp. has agreed to buy a 22.1% stake in Israeli geothermal energy producer Ormat Technologies for $627 million from an investor group led by PE firm FIMI Opportunity Funds.
China Minsheng Investment Group (CMIG), the largest privately-held investment group in China, has initiated a new fund that could raise up to $15 billion for investment in overseas projects under the government-backed "One Belt One Road" initiative.
GE Ventures, the VC arm of General Electric, has led a $25 million extended Series B round of funding for Freightos, a Hong Kong-based logistics technology company. It brings total funding for the business to $50 million.
Kerogen Capital, a Hong Kong-headquartered GP specializing in international energy investments, has committed an initial $50 million to a planned $1.3 billion development in gas fields off the coast of Israel.
Chinese asset manager CreditEase Wealth Management has reached a first close of $32.2 million on its second Israel-focused venture capital fund.
Israeli venture capital firm Yozma Group has agreed to invest KRW50 billion ($41.4 million) in Korean biotechnology and healthcare start-ups, starting in the first half of 2017.
XIO Group, a PE firm founded by several Asia-based investment professionals with a view to buying companies in North America and Europe and helping them tap emerging market opportunities, has agreed to acquire Israeli investment firm Meitav Dash for ILS1.48...
Sequoia Capital India and Mayfield have participated in a INR1.3 billion ($19.3 million) Series C round for Indian cloud telephony solutions provider Knowlarity Communications.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), a sovereign wealth fund of the government of Abu Dhabi, has announced plans to open an office in Hong Kong.
Infinity Group, a China-Israel cross-border private equity firm, has partnered with Chinese IT services provider Neusoft Corporation to launch a $250 million medical technology fund.
Singapore-based UOB Group has joined a $72 million Series C round for Israeli equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd.
L Capital Asia has taken a significant minority stake in a company that has acquired the global rights to Jones the Grocer, a gourmet food retailer that originated in Australia.
Chinese tech company Kuang-Chi has launched an Israel-based global innovation fund and is targeting a corpus of $300 million within the next three years.
China Everbright and Israel-based Catalyst Private Equity have led a $25 million investment in 3D printing company XJet.
YouAppi, a mobile advertising analytics start-up based in Israel and the US, has raised a $13.1 million Series B round from a consortium of investors including Global Brain to support its Asia expansion.
Catalyst CEL Fund, which is managed by Hong Kong-based asset manager China Everbright and Israel’s Catalyst Private Equity, has beaten its initial target of $200 million.
KKR has set up an oil and gas services platform that will handle the engineering, maintenance, repair and overhaul needs of owners and operators.
CreditEase, a leading Chinese peer-to-peer (P2P) microcredit lender, has reached a first close of $30 million on its debut Israel-focused fund.
Vertex Venture Holdings will use its new $600 million allocation from Temasek Holdings to invest in Vertex family funds across the US, Israel and China
Vertex Ventures, the VC arm of Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has received $600 million from its parent to invest in start-ups in China, the US and Israel.
Tokyo-headquartered start-up accelerator Samurai Incubate is recruiting Japanese companies to participate in its three-month Israel accelerator program.
Hony Capital and CITIC Goldstone will cover close to three quarters of a RMB9 billion ($1.45 billion) private placement by Shanghai-listed Bright Dairy, which will be used fund the acquisition of Israel-based Tnuva Food Industries from its parent, Bright...
At least six Asian investors are LPs in the latest fund being raised by Israel-based technology growth capital and buyout firm Viola Private Equity, which reached its targeted amount of $250 million.
Viswanathan Shankar, Standard Chartered's group executive director and CEO for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Americas is leaving the firm to set up his own private equity fund.