Sequoia Capital China and Eastern Bell Venture Capital have led a RMB250 million ($36.3 million) Series A round for Lichuang Mall, a Chinese B2B online trading platform that specializes in electronic components.
Bain Capital Credit has invested $300 million in D&J China, a Shanghai-based business and technology development park developer pursuing a domestic expansion.
Tiger Global Management and Sequoia Capital have led a $60 million funding round for India-based business-to-business (B2B) industrial goods marketplace Moglix.
GGV Capital has co-led a $150 million Series C investment in Chinese industrial robotics maker Geek+ alongside US hedge fund investor D1 Capital Partners.
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has teamed up with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), a sovereign wealth fund, to invest at least RUB50 billion ($788 million) in a chemical complex in western Russia.
Japanese electronics giant TDK Corporation has established a venture capital unit with the launch of a $50 million fund that will focus on early-stage start-ups.
KKR will sell Kokusai Electric – a semiconductor-focused thin film manufacturing business acquired from Hitachi approximately 18 months ago – to US-listed Applied Materials for $2.2 billion in cash.
Ouyeel, which claims to be China’s largest online-to-offline (O2O) trading platform for the steel industry, has raised RMB2 billion ($291 million) in Series B funding at a post-deal valuation of RMB10 billion.
Peepul Capital has secured an exit from Indian power supply maker CNPS, selling the business to Japan's Fuji Electric seven years after acquiring a majority stake
KKR generates a healthy exit for its third pan-Asian fund by helping Korean copper components supplier KCF Technologies build up exposure to a booming electric vehicle market
Peepul Capital has agreed to sell its entire stake in Consul Neowatt Power Solutions (CNPS), a maker of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) based in India, to Japan's Fuji Electric.
China-US trade tensions will drive a second wave in the One Belt One Road Initiative (OBOR) as Chinese companies relocate lower-end manufacturing to new markets, according to Victor Fung, group chairman of Fung Group, a Hong Kong multinational with interests...
Japanese private equity firm Aspirant Group has led the 100% acquisition of a copper tubing subsidiary of diversified industrial manufacturer UACJ Corporation for about JPY24 billion ($223 million).
Japan’s manufacturing conglomerates are continuing to define the economy as they either adapt or succumb to new technology trends. The process is adding a new ripple to the local carve-out market
Australian private equity firm Allegro Funds has confirmed its investment in local mining, construction and agricultural support services provider Questas Group.
Zhenkunhang, a Chinese e-commerce platform that specializes in industrial products, has raised $160 million in a Series D round of funding led by Tencent Holdings.
Panasonic Corporation has joined a group of Japanese venture capital firms in a JPY900 million ($8.3 million) Series B round for local industrial robotics systems developer Linkwiz.
Chinese mid-market private equity firm Oriental Fortune Capital has agreed to acquire a controlling interest in Changzhou NRB Corporation, a domestic auto components manufacturer, for RMB1.2 billion ($173 million).
Ascendent Capital Partners has joined Xuan Ruiguo, the chairman and founder of Hong Kong-listed industrial control systems maker China Automation Group, in a take-private offer that values the company at HK$1.5 billion ($197 million).
KKR is set for the first exit from its third Asian fund, having agreed to sell Korean copper foils manufacturer KCF Technologies to an affiliate of SK Group for KRW1.2 trillion ($1 billion).
TaniGroup was established to address an information disparity that prevents Indonesian farmers from making more money. Several VC investors are now backing it to become a broader platform
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has invested INR14.2 billion ($205.8 million) in Indian automotive conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra through a public market transaction.
CMB International Capital has led a RMB100 million ($14 million) Series A round of funding for Robosen, a Chinese smart robot manufacturer. Yu Hu, co-CEO of local voice recognition software developer iFlytek also took part.
Openspace Ventures has led a $10 million Series A round for Indonesian agricultural technology start-up TaniGroup.