Dymon Asia Private Equity (DAPE) has submitted a take-private offer for Singapore-listed digital marketing services provider Challenger Technologies that values the company at about S$195 million ($145 million).
Indian educational technology provider Byju’s has raised a INR2.14 billion ($31 million) round of funding from existing investors General Atlantic and Tencent Holdings.
East Ventures has joined a Series A investment of undisclosed size in Indonesian car sales platform operator Mobilkamu.
Insta360, a China-based camera maker specializing in immersive imaging and virtual reality applications, has raised a $30 million funding round from a group of investors including Everest Venture Capital.
Korean car makers Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have agreed to invest $300 million in Ola, an Indian ride-hailing platform backed by a number of PE and strategic investors.
The Carlyle Group has agreed to invest RMB726 million ($108 million) for a 10% stake in Chinese home textiles maker Luolai Lifestyle Technology.
Yijiupi, a China-based online B2B trading platform that established itself in liquor before expanding into other consumer goods categories, has raised 100 million in an extended Series D round from Warburg Pincus.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has agreed to buy Bloom Group, a Japanese toy manufacturer best known for its “squishy” products popular among elementary and middle-school-age girls.
VisVires New Protein, a Singapore-based VC firm specializing in food technology has led a $5 million round for Nutrition Innovation, a domestic start-up focused on healthier sugar production.
Homeplus, a South Korean supermarket retailer that an MBK Partners-led consortium acquired from Tesco for $6.4 billion in 2015, has abandoned plans for the IPO of a real estate investment trust (REIT).
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SoftBank plans to invest around $1.6 billion in Chinese ride-hailing app operator Didi Chuxing, marking the Japanese internet giant’s third investment in the company.
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...
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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.
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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.
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Southeast Asian ride-hailing and online-to-offline (O2O) services platform Grab has secured a $1.46 billion investment from SoftBank Vision Fund. The commitment brings the capital raised in its ongoing Series H to over $4.5 billion.
KKR-owned hospitality venue operator AVC has agreed to invest A$200 million ($141 million) in a joint venture with the liquor business of Australia supermarket Coles.
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CDH Investments is seeking approximately $1 billion for its second China growth fund, just over two years after raising $800 million for the debut vehicle.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has exited Allied Pinnacle, an Australia-based roll-up of multiple bakery supply investments, to Japanese strategic Nisshin Foods.
Tiantu Capital has closed its debut angel investment fund at RMB500 million ($75 million), complementing the GP’s coverage for companies from early to late stages in China.