Chinese venture capital firms and strategic investors have found their path to US tech start-ups barred by new regulations. It is possible to find a way around, but it requires compromise
US venture firm Goodwater Capital and Mitsubishi UFJ Capital have co-led a JPY1.5 billion ($14 million) Series B round for Japanese financial technology provider Kyash.
Feihe, a China-based dairy products manufacturer backed by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA), has filed for an IPO in Hong Kong.
Australia’s Next Capital has agreed to privatize local hospitality industry equipment provider Silver Chef in a deal worth at least A$27 million ($19 million).
Sony has joined Daiwa Capital Holdings, a subsidiary of Japan’s Daiwa Securities Group, for a JPY20 billion ($186 million) VC fund targeting start-ups in high growth industries.
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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.
Genesis Capital, a Chinese GP established by Richard Peng, who previously led investments for Tencent Holdings, has closed its second US dollar-denominated fund at the hard cap of $850 million.
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.
SoftBank has invested $250 million in Ola Electric, an electric vehicle (EV) company that spun out from Indian ride-hailing platform Ola earlier this year. The new investment reportedly brings Ola Electric’s valuation to over $1 billion.
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The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Switzerland-based family office Corisol Holdings have led a $70 million Series D round for Indian online healthcare services platform operator 1mg Technologies.
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.
Cathay Innovation, the venture affiliate of Cathay Capital Private Equity, has led a $35 million extended Series B round of funding for Laiye Technology, a Chinese artificial technology (AI) start-up. Existing investors Lightspeed China and Wu Capital...
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.
Temasek Holdings has invested $300 million in Li & Fung’s logistics operation after the Hong Kong-based multinational abandoned plans to spin-out the asset through an IPO.
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
China’s 6 Dimensions Capital and Yonghua Capital have joined a $22 million Series C round for US-based Ultivue that will help the medical technology developer expand into Asia.
Southeast Asian ride hailing and online-to-offline (O2O) services platform Grab has received a $300 million commitment from global investment manager Invesco as part of its ongoing $6.5 billion Series H round.
Open Financial Technologies, an India-based online financial services start-up aimed at small businesses, has raised a $30 million Series B round led by Tiger Global Management.
Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), a renewables-focused investor backed by the Australian government, has agreed to commit up to A$100 million ($70 million) to a new fund.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder of Indian online payments platform Paytm, has joined the INR2 billion ($29 million) debut fund of Indian venture capital firm Roots Ventures as an anchor investor.
Indonesian P2P lending platform KoinWorks has raised S$16.5 million ($12 million) in Series B funding led by EV Growth and Quona Capital.
Indian education platform operator Unacademy has closed a $50 million Series D round from a group of investors including Sequoia Capital India.