TPG Capital has led a $100 million Series D funding round for Bigtree Entertainment, an India-based ticketing services company best known for its aggregator service BookMyShow.
Booking Holdings, which operates a number of online travel businesses including Booking.com, has invested $500 million in Didi Chuxing, a Chinese ride-hailing company with substantial PE and VC backing.
L Catterton Asia aims to help Chinese online luxury goods retailer Secoo expand its frontiers with technological and logistical support from e-commerce giant JD.com
LeapFrog Investments has acquired a majority stake in India-base healthcare industry supplier Ascent Meditech for an undisclosed sum.
Indian online education platform Unacademy has raised a $21 million Series C round of funding from a group of investors led by Sequoia Capital India.
Lakeshore Capital has taken a controlling stake in domestic drug manufacturer Devakam Apothecary Hall, owner of the Namman Muay analgesic cream brand, for an undisclosed amount.
Quadrant Private Equity has agreed to buy a portfolio of candy brands manufactured in New Zealand from Nestle for an undisclosed sum.
Chinese mid-market private equity buyout firm Jade Invest has acquired domestic pest control company Guardian Hygiene Service for an undisclosed sum.
Longzhu Capital, a venture capital firm established by Chinese online-to-offline (O2O) services platform Meituan-Dianping, has closed its debut fund at RMB2 billion ($300 million).
Yahoo Japan has acquired Dely, the VC-backed Japanese start-up that operates online recipe-sharing service Kurashiru.
Luckin Coffee, a Chinese coffee shop chain established last year, has raised $200 million in Series A funding from GIC Private, Centurium Capital, Legend Capital, and Joy Capital. Centurium, a GP established by ex-Warburg Pincus China head David Li, is...
Goldman Sachs has led a Series D funding round worth $127 million for Keep, a Chinese mobile app that provides fitness training programs.
L Catterton Asia and Chinese online retailer JD.com have agreed to invest $175 million in Secoo, a Chinese e-commerce platform for luxury goods that is listed in the US.
TPG Capital has led a $60 million Series C funding round for Moretickets, a Chinese events ticketing platform operator.
The Growth Fund, an Australian middle market private equity investor spun out from Archer Capital, has paid an undisclosed sum for a 50% stake in domestic pilot training school Soar Aviation.
Hong Kong asset manager Value Partners has launched its first PE program in mainland China with a locally focused education sector fund in partnership with university and technical college operator China Education Group.
Pinduoduo, a Chinese social e-commerce platform that counts Tencent Holdings and a string of venture capital firms among its investors, has filed for an IPO in the US.
Cashify, an Indian online marketplace for used smart phones and electronics, has raised a $12 million funding round led by China-based GPs CDH Investments and Morningside Capital.
Boyu Capital has led a $125 million funding round for Trax, a Singapore-headquartered company that has developed computer vision and analytics solutions through which retailers can link sales to in-store and on-shelf positioning.
Unitas Capital, which is in the process of exiting its remaining investments after abandoning plans to raise a new fund in 2016, has agreed to sell Chinese condiments producer Jiahao Foodstuff to Huabao International Holdings for $694.5 million.
New Zealand Superannuation (NZ Super) has invested an undisclosed sum to take a 27% holding in New Zealand Gourmet, a company that farms and markets a range of fresh produce.
Google has launched an accelerator for Southeast Asia, India, and Pakistan that will focus exclusively on video games.
Helion Venture Partners and Kedaara Capital are set to make partial exits in the IPO of Spandana Sphoorty Financial, an Indian microfinance institution (MFI).
Advantage Partners has acquired 34 restaurants in Beijing and Tianjin from Papa John’s International. The investment is being made through the Japanese private equity firm’s $380 million debut Asia fund, which closed in May.