Apax Partners has agreed to pay $200 million for a significant minority stake in India and US-based data analytics provider Fractal Analytics.
SoftBank Vision Fund is planning to purchase a stake of up to 38% in Indian e-commerce logistics services provider Delhivery.
Venture capital deals involving DCM, Sinovation Ventures, Langsheng Investment, United Capital, Shenzhen Capital, Capital Fortune Investment, Tiantu Capital, IDG Capital, Shunwei Capital, and Sky9 Capital
Aberdeen Standard Investments has committed $13 million to financial technology start-up Singapore Life, taking the company’s total capital raised to date to $97 million.
Baring Private Equity Asia will list Clarivate Analytics – an education business it acquired from Thomson Reuters in conjunction with Onex Corporation – through a merger with a special purpose investment vehicle that trades in New York.
Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to acquire a majority stake in US and India-based enterprise technology services company Brillio at an undisclosed price.
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The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has created a program that will encourage technology start-ups to list in the territory.
Japan’s Mitsui & Co has invested in Israel-based Magenta Venture Partners’ debut fund, which is targeting $100 million and to date backed entirely by Japanese corporates.
Lightspeed China Partners took just three months to raise $560 million for its fourth US dollar fund, which includes a $200 million sidecar for follow-on investments
Ping An Insurance and CITIC Group have made a Series B investment of undisclosed size in Airdoc, a Chinese medical services company that uses artificial intelligence (AI).
CMB International Capital, a private equity unit of China Merchants Bank, has led a $100 million Series B round for US and China-based biopharmaceutical developer Apollomics.
Sequoia Capital India has led a $40 million Series C funding round for Eruditus Executive Education, a developer of education technology based in India, with participation by existing investor Bertelsmann India Investments.
SunBridge Partners, a US-based VC firm that helps companies access Japan, has exited its position in a Japanese joint venture (JV) with B2B cloud technology provider Marketo to Adobe.
Nreal, a China-based company that makes advanced virtual reality glasses that resemble normal sunglasses, has raised $15 million in Series A funding from investors including Shunwei Capital.
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360 Enterprise Security, a Chinese B2B internet security software provider that spun-out from Qihoo 360, has closed a Series B round of funding worth RMB900 million ($132 million), achieving a valuation of RMB20.6 billion.
Aion Capital Partners, a special situations joint venture between Apollo Global Management and ICICI Venture, has acquired Interglobe Technologies (IGT), the business process outsourcing (BPO) division of Indian travel conglomerate Interglobe Enterprises.
China Everbright has reached a final close of $539 million on its cross-border investment fund, with the commitments coming from corporate investors, family offices, and fund-of-funds.
China’s Loyal Valley Capital has led a $160 million funding round for Beijing Innocare, a biotechnology developer focused on immuno-oncology and autoimmune diseases.
Platinum Equity has agreed to buy PCI, a Singapore-listed electronics manufacturer owned by local conglomerate Chuan Hup Holdings, for S$203 million ($150 million).
Baraja, an Australia-based start-up developing guidance technology for autonomous vehicles, has raised a $32 million Series A round from investors including Sequoia China and Blackbird Ventures.
Indian online automobile marketplace CarDekho has raised $110 million in Series C funding from investors including Sequoia Capital India, Hillhouse Capital, CapitalG – an investment arm of Alphabet, parent of Google – and Axis Bank.