Towngas Smart Energy wants to offer solar and energy management solutions to its existing piped gas customers across China’s industrial parks. Affinity Equity Partners is supporting the rollout
From the landfill to the inside of atoms, the alternative fuels angle on energy transition gives investors a range of risk profiles to consider. Developed economies are the primary playgrounds
Energy accounts for a relatively small portion of cosmetics packaging producer Axilone’s overall costs, but rising prices in Europe prompted owner Trustar Capital to accelerate transition efforts
Australia’s Allegro Funds has made its first investment from its largest fund to date, flexing new capacity to invest at scale with petrol station chain Gull New Zealand
Black Sesame Technologies, a China-based chipmaker specializing in autonomous driving applications, has closed a Series C extension led by SummitView Capital. This brings the size of the overall round to USD 500m.
Australia’s Virescent Ventures, a VC firm spun out earlier this year from Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), has led a AUD 40m (USD 29m) Series A round for local hydrogen energy start-up Hysata.
Australia’s Allegro Funds has agreed to acquire 100% of petrol station chain Gull New Zealand, the largest independent operator of its kind locally, for NZD 552m (USD 327m).
Indian agriculture technology specialist Omnivore Partners claims to have achieved the country’s largest exit in the sector to date with the sale of aquaculture start-up Eruvaka to Dutch strategic Nutreco.
Supported by a string of Chinese investors, Boston Micro Fabrication has carved a niche serving global manufacturers that want 3D printing solutions for very small components
Australia-listed renewable energy producer Genex Power has rejected an initial AUD 320m (USD 225m) buyout offer from Skip Capital and Stonepeak Partners, but it is open to further advances.
Centurium Capital has led a USD 200m investment in NTX, a Shanghai-based textile technology start-up that aims to serve as an eco-friendly supply chain partner to fashion and apparel brands.
Australia’s Potentia Capital has agreed to exit its position in local mining software provider Micromine to UK-based industrial software player AspenTech in a deal worth AUD 900m (USD 623m).
Circulate Capital, a Singapore-based environmental technology impact investor, has reached a third close on its second fund with USD 53m in commitments to date.
Apax Partners has acquired a majority position in Australian vehicles and industrial equipment marketplace Pickles Auctions.
Shenzhen Capital Group has led a USD 43m Series C round for China and US-based Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF), which specialises in microscale 3D printing systems.
PAG has agreed to pay HKD 2.68bn (USD 340m) for a 51% interest in a solvents business under Hong Kong-listed petrochemical products manufacturer Yip’s Chemical.
Hahn & Company has closed a USD 1.5bn single-asset continuation fund for Korea's Ssangyong C&E, giving it more time to complete the company's transition from cement maker to broader environmental services player
Matrix Partners has led a CNY 300m (USD 44m) Series B round for SpeedBot Robotics, a China-based start-up specialising in vision-guided intelligent robotics.
Prosperity7 Ventures, a USD 1bn venture capital fund established by Saudi Arabia state oil giant Saudi Aramco, has continued its run of robotics investments in Asia by joining a USD 150m Series D for China’s Jaka Robotics.
Steve Lim launched SJL Partners to help Korean corporates pursue M&A in the US and Europe, having seen global GPs pass on such opportunities. Meridian Bioscience is the latest addition to the portfolio
In throwing its support behind Enpower Greentech, Dayone Capital hopes the Chinese company can turn solid-state batteries into a commercially viable reality for electric vehicles
Advances in synthetic biology and China’s carbon-neutral ambitions have prompted investors to re-examine bio-manufacturing plays. Mojia Biotech is among the beneficiaries
Navis Capital Partners has exited its entire controlling position in Hong Kong footwear components supplier Texon to UK-listed Coats Group for an enterprise value of USD 237m.
The Carlyle Group, like many investors, sees premiumisation as a natural outcome of the expansion of India’s middle class. It could be the first to test this thesis in the local building materials industry