Hony Capital has co-led a $700 million funding round for US film and TV studio STX Entertainment along with TPG Growth, the mid-market investment platform of TPG Capital.
GPs expect a wave of non-performing loan sales in China as the slowing economy leaves banks with more bad debts to resolve, but could the distress investment opportunity be even broader than they envisage?
MegazoneCloud, a Korean IT services provider that helps companies incorporate cloud-based systems, has raised $45 million from a group of domestic investors, including the National Pension Service (NPS).
Singapore-based digital health start-up CXA Group has raised $25 million in funding from a string of strategic backers, including HSBC and the Asia investment arms of Singtel and Sumitomo Corporation.
KK Guan, a China-based online-to-offline (O2O) retailer that mainly sells imported goods, has received RMB400 million ($59 million) in Series C funding led by the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) Ecosystem Fund, which is backed by Alibaba Group...
Eric Xin, a managing director with CITIC Capital, discusses the causes of China’s recent economic woes, the potential for services sector reform, and why corporate carve-outs are still flavor of the month
CD Capital, a natural resources and mining-focused private equity firm based in the UK, has agreed to acquire Australian mining operation Verdant Minerals in a deal that values the company at A$40.5 million ($28.6 million).
Mollybox, a subscription-based pet e-commerce company based in China, has raised a $13 million Series B round led by DCM Ventures and Digitalis Ventures.
Advantech Capital and CMB International, an investment unit of China Merchants Bank, have led a $70 million Series C funding round for InventisBio, a Chinese clinical stage biotech company.
Mofang Apartment, a Chinese serviced apartment developer backed by Warburg Pincus, has raised a $150 million Series D round led by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ).
Tigerobo, an artificial intelligence-driven financial information search engine, has raised $33 million in Series A funding from PAC, CreditEase New Finance Industry Fund and existing investor Gaorong Capital.
Omidyar Network, a global impact investment firm launched by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar that is an active investor in Asia, has spun out its financial technology division into a new VC firm called Flourish Ventures.
WM Motor Technology, a Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer, has raised RMB3 billion ($466 million) in a Series C round of funding led by existing investor Baidu Capital.
Recruitment is the biggest challenge for Australian institutional investors as they look to deepen their participation in private equity, senior executives told the AVCJ Australia & New Zealand Forum.
Bain Capital Private Equity has sweetened a tender offer initiated in January for Japan-listed printing and IT services provider Kosaido. The revised bid values the company at about JPY17.4 billion ($157 million).
Strategic investors are jockeying for position in Southeast Asia's blossoming technology space, hoping to gain a foothold with local start-ups before the market reaches a saturation point
Singapore’s GIC Private has agreed to invest INR50 billion ($713 million) in India-based telecommunications provider Bharti Airtel.
MagicStone Alternative Investments (MSA) has reached a first close of $200 million on its second venture capital fund, which will focus on technology companies in China.
Ruhan, an internet celebrity incubator backed by Legend Capital that is said to be the largest business of its kind by revenue in China, has filed to list on NASDAQ.
Quona Capital has led a INR900 million ($12.8 million) investment in Indian microlending platform operator SMECorner.
Funds that are structured to hold assets for extended periods make sense – given the increasing number of companies that want to delay going public or avoid it altogether – but fees remain an issue, institutional investors told the AVCJ Australia...
Singapore-based 90 Seconds raises $20 million to expand its online video production networking marketplace
Google brings technological expertise as well as financial backing to its investment in Vietnam-based English education provider Elsa