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Indonesian aquaculture start-up eFishery has closed a USD 200m Series D round led by Abu Dhabi-based 42XFund and featuring Northstar Group and 500 Global.
Japanese connected robotics start-up Telexistence has raised USD 170m in Series B funding featuring SoftBank Group, Foxconn, Airbus, and Globis Capital Partners.
China-based manufacturing services business UJoin-Tech has raised a Series A of CNY 100m (USD 14m) led by Vision Plus Capital and Jinma Investment, a private equity fund launched by Ant Group and the Zhejiang provincial government.
Xiamen Hithium Energy Storage Technology, a China-based battery manufacturer, has raised a Series C round of CNY 4.5bn (USD 622m) led by Beijing Financial Street Capital and China Life Insurance's private equity unit.
Six Japanese venture capital firms have led a Series C round of USD 89m for Caddi, operator of a B2B procurement marketplace that services the manufacturing sector.
Paine Schwartz Partners has submitted a AUD 1.6bn (USD 1.07bn) buyout offer for listed Australian fresh fruit and vegetables supplier Costa Group – eight years after it took the business public.
IMM Investment and Premier Partners are the largest participants in a KRW 400bn (USD 302.7m) funding round for EcoPro Innovation, a battery materials business of KOSDAQ-listed EcoPro.
Brookfield Asset Management has invested about USD 1bn in Indian energy platform Avaada as part of a newly closed USD 1.3bn funding round.
India agricultural technology-focused impact investor Omnivore has reached a first close of USD 150m on its third fund, beating the overall target of USD 130m. The hard cap is USD 200m.
Swiss impact investor ResponsAbility has raised USD 106m for a global climate-smart agriculture and food private debt fund that will be 40% deployed in Asia.
Japanese middle market private equity firm Integral Corporation has acquired United Precision Technologies (UPT), which supplies components used in smart devices, from Advantage Partners and sold IT consulting business BTC to Capgemini.
KKR has made a partial exit from Kokusai Electric, a Japan-based semiconductor industry supplier, through the sale of a minority stake to Qatar Investment Authority (QIA).
Jade Bird Display (JBD), a Shanghai-based developer of micro LEDs used in artificial reality (AR) devices, has raised several hundred million renminbi through two tranches of Series A funding.
Beijing Eswin Technology Group, a semiconductor products and services supplier, has raised a CNY 3bn (USD 420m) Series D round led by Beijing Financial Street Operation Center.
Singapore-based private equity firm Hildrics Capital has acquired an 8.2% stake in Malaysia-listed GIIB Rubber, a supplier of gloves and industrial rubber-based components.
Hopu Investments has participated in a CNY 2bn (USD 279m) Series A round for Jingxi Zhixing Zhangjiakou Automotive Electronics, a China-based supplier of components used in car chassis.
Australian VC firm Artesian, Canadian GP Waratah Capital, and India's Himadri Speciality Chemical have co-led a AUD 22m (USD 15m) Series A round for Australia’s Sicona Battery Technologies.
PCG Power, a Chinese energy management services provider incubated by property developers China Poly Group and Country Garden, has raised CNY 500m (USD 69.9m) in Series A funding.
Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) has joined a USD 250m investment in Amp Energy India, a renewable power platform serving various industrial and utility segments.
China’s Fuyang Sineva Material Technology, a specialist in light-sensitive polymers called photoresists, has raised about CNY 500m (USD 70m) in Series D funding led by Peak View Capital.
CSI Solar, a Chinese renewables business backed by CDH Investments and Oriza Holdings, increased 18% in value on its first day of trading following a CNY 6bn (USD 840m) IPO.