Australian private equity firm Five V Capital has acquired a controlling stake in New Zealand employee management software provider Totara for an undisclosed sum.
Nexus Venture Partners has led an $18 million Series A round for Jiffy, an Indian software start-up that helps companies automate back-office processes.
Khatabook, which helps India's small business owners track their transactions, has accumulated eight million users in the last two years. A recent Series B round is intended to help the company reach 30 million
Laundrygo, a Korea-based on-demand laundry service, has raised KRW17 billion ($13.9 million) in Series B funding from Korea Investment Partners, Aju IB Investment, KT Investment, Samsung Venture Investment, and DS Asset Management.
Australian workforce training services start-up Go1 has raised a $40 million Series C round led by local strategic Seek and US-based Madrona Venture Group.
Anchorless Bangladesh, a New York-headquartered VC firm dedicated to the country, has made its debut investment in a local logistics start-up.
Shimao Services, the property management arm of Hong Kong-listed Shimao Property, has raised $244 million from Tencent Holdings and Sequoia Capital China.
Bain Capital has submitted a buyout offer for Nichii Gakkan, a Tokyo-listed provider of aged care, childcare and medical support services, that values the company at approximately JPY109.5 billion ($1 billion).
India and Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm Everstone Group has agreed to sell Singapore-headquartered human resources software provider Excelity Group to US peer Ceridian. The size of the deal has not been disclosed.
GeoPost, a logistics division of French postal services giant La Poste, has led a $279 million Series D round for Singapore last-mile delivery start-up Ninja Van.
Manila-based GP Navegar has joined a $20 million Series B round for Cloudstaff, an Australian staff outsourcing services player with core operations in the Philippines.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has acquired a majority stake in Japanese IT services provider Earth Technology for an undisclosed sum.
Indonesia’s Go-Jek has completed its acquisition of Moka, a local financial technology provider with several VC backers, in a deal estimated to be worth $130 million.
UK-based family office Capricorn Capital has made its second investment in Asia with the 100% acquisition of Hong Kong corporate services provider Ethos for an undisclosed sum.
OnPoint, a Vietnam-based start-up that provides corporate clients with e-commerce support services, has raised an $8 million Series A round backed by Korea’s Kiwoom Investment.
China Renaissance backed Huilianyi's $42 million extended Series C round with a view to capitalizing on widespread corporate adoption of electronic invoicing
Singapore’s GIC Private and cloud services provider Equinix have agreed to jointly invest $1 billion in data centers in Japan.
Lightspeed Venture Partners and Lightspeed India Partners have led a $20 million Series B round for Indian conversational artificial intelligence (AI) provider Yellow Messenger.
Korea’s VIG Partners has made the second investment from its fourth fund – which closed at $810 million in January – with an agreement to acquire Preedlife, the country’s leading funeral services provider.
Neat, a Hong Kong-based financial services start-up targeting digital entrepreneurs, has raised an $11 million Series A round with support from Visa.
Australia’s TDM Growth Partners has led a A$60 million ($35 million) Series C round for SafetyCulture, a locally-based software provider for safety compliance inspectors.
Gateway Partners is backing India's TVS Supply Chain Solutions to become more than just a traditional domestic logistics player
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Australian VC investor MH Carnegie has exited asset management software specialist Assetic to Dude Solutions, a similar private equity-owned company in the US.