VC-backed Chinese B2B fabrics trading platform Baibu is making the transition from online marketplace to cloud-based consolidator of the country's fragmented factories
A consortium backed by mining-focused GP EMR Capital and Singapore’s Golden Energy & Resources has agreed to acquire an Australian gold mine in a deal worth up to A$300 million ($207 million).
Goldman Sachs and SK Group have committed a combined KRW50 billion ($43 million) to a Korean expansion by cold chain logistics operator Belstar Superfreeze.
Chinese smart sensor maker Hesai Technology has raised a $173 million Series C round led by Germany’s Bosch Group and existing investor Lightspeed China Partners.
The Riverside Company has exited one of its few remaining Asia Pacific investments outside of Australia with the sale of Malaysia-based specialty chemicals distributor DCM Asia.
Xreacloud, an industrial internet-of-things (IoT) platform incubated by Chinese state-owned construction machinery manufacturer XCMG, has raised RMB300 million ($43 million) in Series A funding.
Circulate Capital, a Singapore-based investor dedicated to stemming plastic waste pollution in South and Southeast Asia, has reached a first close of $106 million for an ocean protection fund.
US-based accelerator business Techstars and Singaporean logistics giant Eastern Pacific Shipping have teamed up for a maritime start-up accelerator in Singapore.
China’s Ministry of Finance has rallied state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and local governments to support a RMB147.2 billion ($20.9 billion) fund that will drive a transformation of the country's manufacturing sector.
IMM Private Equity is expected to deliver a 2.3x return on its investment in Tailim Packaging Group following an agreement to sell the cardboard box manufacturer to Sae-A Trading for an enterprise valuation of around $1.5 billion.
Alibaba Group has enlarged a controlling stake in its PE-backed shipping affiliate Cainiao Smart Logistics Network with a $3.3 billion investment.
CPE Capital – formerly known as CHAMP Private Equity – has secured its second Australian defense sector deal in eight months with an agreement to buy Levett Engineering.
CDIB Capital has confirmed completion of its NT$1.9 billion ($61 million) acquisition of Taiwanese chemicals producer Jintex.
Cornell Capital, a US-based mid-market buyout firm, is starting to realize its Asian ambitions with an investment in Taiwan-based industrial supplier Lorom Holding. Bolt-on expansions appear likely
CLSA Capital Partners backed Japan's Worldtool having been won over by a Uniqlo-inspired business model. It turned into a domestic and overseas expansion story
Indonesia’s Kejora Ventures and Korea’s InterVest have jointly led a $30 million Series B investment in Malaysian drone technology supplier Aerodyne.
US-based mid-market buyout firm Cornell Capital has made its first investment in Asia with a commitment to Taiwan-headquartered cable manufacturer Lorom Holding.
GGV Capital has joined a group of investors in a venture round of undisclosed size for Structo, a Singapore-based 3D printing company focused on the dental industry.
A VinaCapital-led consortium will invest $21.4 million in Ngoc Nghia, a Vietnam-based plastics supplier that claims to be the largest local packaging materials producer of its kind.
Japanese flying car developer SkyDrive has raised a $14 million funding round from a group including Itochu Technology Ventures and Strive.
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Glenwood Private Equity, a GP led by the son of Samsung Group’s former vice chairman, has agreed to buy the Korean glass-making operation of France-based Saint-Gobain for an enterprise value of EUR240 million ($263 million).
Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) is poised to complete two manufacturing carve-outs in the copper tube manufacturing space, having agreed to acquire a majority stake in a Kobe Steel-Mitsubishi Material joint venture and buy a division from Furukawa Electric.
OfBusiness, an Indian smart financing services provider for small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) has received an INR2.5 billion ($35 million) Series D round led by Norwest Venture Partners.