Australian graphic design start-up Canva has raised $70 million from investors including US-based General Catalyst and Bond Capital, the new vehicle of Silicon Valley veteran Mary Meeker. It values Canva at $2.5 billion.
CITIC Capital has invested an undisclosed sum in Cityneon, an entertainment media-focused marketing firm based in Singapore.
Financial software and data platform developer ION Investment Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Acuris, the parent company of AVCJ, for an undisclosed amount. The deal will provide a full exit for Singapore’s GIC Private, while current...
CDIB Capital is backing VHQ China to leverage the growing demand for visual effects in China's domestic movie and TV production industry
Duiba, operator of a China-based interactive advertising platform and software-as-a-service (SaaS) management system for online businesses, traded flat on its Hong Kong debut, following an IPO of HK$766.2 million($97.6 million).
Magic Leap, a US virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) goggles maker backed by several private equity firms, has secured $280 million for a Japanese expansion from NTT Docomo.
CDIB Capital has invested an undisclosed amount in VHQ China, a Taiwan-based provider of post-production and visual effects services focused on China’s film and TV drama industry.
Mobile Premier League (MPL), an Indian e-sports gaming platform operator, has raised a $35.5 million Series A round from a group of investors including Sequoia Capital India.
The proposed JPY17.4 billion ($157 million) acquisition of Japanese printing and IT services provider Kosaido by Bain Capital has reached an impasse after the private equity firm’s tender offer failed to win sufficient shareholder support.
Boomplay has leveraged demand for its Chinese parent's smart phones to become the leading music streaming platform in Africa. Maison Capital and Yunshi Capital were sufficiently impressed to back a $20 million Series A round
Hony Capital has co-led a $700 million funding round for US film and TV studio STX Entertainment along with TPG Growth, the mid-market investment platform of TPG Capital.
Singapore-based 90 Seconds raises $20 million to expand its online video production networking marketplace
Singapore video platform operator 90 Seconds has raised a $20 million Series B from a group including Susquehanna International Group (SIG), Australia’s AirTree Ventures, and Sequoia Capital India.
Maoyan Entertainment, a Chinese online movie ticketing business backed by Tencent Holdings and several private equity investors, fell on its trading debut in Hong Kong following a HK$2.25 billion ($287.1 million) IPO.
Asian private equity investor LionRock Capital has agreed to buy a minority stake in Italian football club Internazionale Milano (Inter Milan), which has been controlled by Chinese electronics retailer Suning since 2016.
Chinese music streaming platform Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME) gained 7.7% on its US trading debut, following a $1.1 billion IPO that facilitated partial exits for several investors.
Data Grand, a Chinese natural language processing (NLP) solution developer, has raised RMB160 million ($23.1 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Chenshan Asset Management, an arm of Chinese venture capital firm China Broadband Capital.
Chinese online art tutoring services provider Meishubao has raised $15 million in the third tranche of a Series B round led by BHG Long Hills Capital.
Sequoia Capital has led a $166 million Series D funding round for One Championship, a Singapore-based mixed martial arts (MMA) organization that stages tournaments across the region.
Fighting Esports Group (FEG), a China-based online gaming network, has raised a RMB100 million ($14.5 million) Series A round led by China Sports Capital, a joint venture between Sequoia Capital China and CMC Capital Partners.
Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME), one of the world’s largest music streaming services, has filed to list in the US. PAG Asia Capital is among the company’s minority backers.
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Silver Lake has invested $600 million in AMC Entertainment Holdings, a US cinema chain owned by Dalian Wanda Group, a once acquisitive Chinese conglomerate now said to be retreating from overseas markets.