China’s MSA Capital has joined a $30.5 million round for Saudi Arabian B2B services marketplace Sary as part of a deepening Asia-Middle East agenda.
Indian education technology provider Teachmint has raised a $16.5 million Series A round led by US-based specialist investor Learn Capital.
Asia Partners has led an approximately S$50 million ($37.4 million) round for Southeast Asia-focused cross-border e-commerce enabler SCI Ecommerce.
Australian workplace safety platform SafetyCulture has achieved a valuation of A$2.2 billion ($1.7 million) following a A$99 million round led by Insight Partners.
Prosus Ventures and Avataar Ventures have led a $75 million Series D round for ElasticRun, an Indian retail services provider for the micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) segment.
Chinese digital marketing player Mobvista has acquired VC-backed local counterpart Reyun in a cash-and-stock transaction worth RMB1.5 billion ($232 million).
Trustar Capital – formerly CITIC Capital Partners – has acquired a stake in Yifei Group, an online business service provider to China’s beauty and personal care industry, continuing its string of deals in this area over several years.
Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets (MIRA) has agreed to acquire 100% of Australia-listed waste management business Bingo Industries for A$2.3 billion ($1.8 billion).
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The Blackstone Group is set to lift its controlling position in India-listed IT services provider Mphasis to 75% as part of a deal worth up to $2.8 billion.
AfterShip, a Hong Kong-based e-commerce tracking service provider, has raised a $66 million Series B led by Tiger Global Management. GL Ventures also took part.
Rising Japan Equity, a domestic private equity firm, has agreed to sell Progress, a staffing and contracting services provider, to listed staffing solutions business UT Group for JPY3.09 billion ($28.6 million).
Insight Partners has invested $172.5 million for a minority stake in Octopus Deploy, an Australian IT services company focused on automating software-related operations.
Japan’s J-Star has exited a 20% stake in Aki-Japan, an employee training service provider for the local construction sector. It leaves the private equity firm with an 80% position.
Indonesian logistics start-up Shipper has raised a $63 million Series B round led by DST Global and Sequoia Capital India.
Falcon Edge Capital has led a $110 million growth round for India’s OfBusiness, a B2B platform for industrial sector services, at a post-money valuation of $800 million.
Prosus Ventures and TPG Growth have co-led a $350 million Series E round for India’s API Holdings, best known as the parent of pharmacy portal PharmEasy.
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 has led a $300 million round for Meesho, India’s leading social e-commerce start-up, at a valuation of $2.1 billion.
Japan’s Unison Capital has confirmed two local healthcare deals in the space of a week with pharmacy chain Reliance and outpatient nursing provider N Field.
When Affinity Equity Partners was drawing up plans for JobKorea, it found Seek’s product innovations in Australia a useful reference point. This gave context to a $795 million acquisition
Singapore and UK-based market intelligence and analytics provider PatSnap has raised a $300 million Series E round led by SoftBank Vision Fund II and Tencent Holdings.
Hillhouse Capital and Tencent Holdings have led a $92.5 million Series C round for Fenbeitong, a China-based enterprise payment and expense management software provider.
Quadrant Private Equity has invested an undisclosed sum in TSA Management, an Australia-based project consultancy business, taking out existing backer Livingbridge in the process.
UK development finance institution CDC Group has invested $20 million in Indian e-commerce player Ecom Express. It follows a $36 million investment from CDC last year.