Shenzhen Scholar Education, a Chinese after-school tutoring business backed by CRE Alliance, has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Apax Partners has agreed to pay $200 million for a significant minority stake in India and US-based data analytics provider Fractal Analytics.
SoftBank Vision Fund is planning to purchase a stake of up to 38% in Indian e-commerce logistics services provider Delhivery.
China-based GaiaWorks, an HR-focused software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider, has raised RMB300 million ($44.4 million) in a Series C round of funding led by Tiger Global Management.
Venture capital deals involving DCM, Sinovation Ventures, Langsheng Investment, United Capital, Shenzhen Capital, Capital Fortune Investment, Tiantu Capital, IDG Capital, Shunwei Capital, and Sky9 Capital
Aberdeen Standard Investments has committed $13 million to financial technology start-up Singapore Life, taking the company’s total capital raised to date to $97 million.
Verlinvest has led a INR1.8 billion ($25 million) Series C investment in India’s Drums Food International, best known for the Epigamia yogurt brand.
Baring Private Equity Asia will list Clarivate Analytics – an education business it acquired from Thomson Reuters in conjunction with Onex Corporation – through a merger with a special purpose investment vehicle that trades in New York.
Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to acquire a majority stake in US and India-based enterprise technology services company Brillio at an undisclosed price.
American Express has acquired Pocket Concierge, a Japanese digital services provider for the restaurant industry backed by several domestic venture capital firms.
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BGH Capital is close to announcing its first deal after a revised offer of A$2.1 billion ($1.5 billion) for Australian education services provider Navitas won backing from the company’s board.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has created a program that will encourage technology start-ups to list in the territory.
Weimob, a Shanghai-based provider of marketing and cloud services to online merchants that is backed by Tencent Holdings and several private equity firms, has surged 14% on its first day of trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Belt Road Capital Management, a Cambodia-based private equity firm focused on Southeast Asia, has led a $7 million investment in Vietnamese e-commerce player LeFlair.
Japan’s Mitsui & Co has invested in Israel-based Magenta Venture Partners’ debut fund, which is targeting $100 million and to date backed entirely by Japanese corporates.
Lightspeed China Partners took just three months to raise $560 million for its fourth US dollar fund, which includes a $200 million sidecar for follow-on investments
Chinese eye hospital chain operator Chaoju Ophthalmology has raised RMB400 million ($59 million) in a Series B round of funding backed by Orchid Asia Group and River Head Capital.
Ping An Insurance and CITIC Group have made a Series B investment of undisclosed size in Airdoc, a Chinese medical services company that uses artificial intelligence (AI).
Chinese logistics firm Yimidida has raised RMB1.8 billion ($266.1 million) in a Series D round of funding led by Boyu Capital.
Mercury Capital secured a 15.7x return by helping Australian clinical trials specialist Novotech upgrade its marketing and personnel as well as pursue Asian expansion
Platinum Equity plans to use Singapore-based PCI as a platform for more bolt-on acquisitions in Southeast Asia's printed circuit board assembly services market
CMB International Capital, a private equity unit of China Merchants Bank, has led a $100 million Series B round for US and China-based biopharmaceutical developer Apollomics.