Travelzen.com, a Chinese B2B online travel platform, has raised a RMB600 million ($93 billion) Series C round from a group of domestic GPs, having removed its variable interest entity (VIE) structures in preparation for an onshore exit.
Yi Jiu Pi, a Chinese B2B online liquor retailer, has raised an extended Series B round worth RMB200 million ($30 million) co-led by domestic GPs Yuan Sheng Ventures and Eastern Bell Venture Capital.
One of the first two investments from Gaja Capital's recently closed third fund is a control transaction and Gopal Jain, the firm's managing partner, expects more of the same as the Indian economy matures.
Hony Capital, CITIC Private Equity and Sequoia Capital are set to exit Happigo Home Shopping, a Shenzhen-listed online and TV shopping subsidiary of Hunan TV.
CDH Investments has made a full exit from Hong Kong-listed Beijing Digital Telecom (BDT), one of China’s largest mobile retail chains, raising HK$366.93 million ($47 million).
California-based Chinese cross-border shopping platform 55Haitao has raised $15 million in Series A funding from JJ Capital, a VC arm of Chinese game developer JJ.
Eight Roads Ventures Japan has led a JPY900 million ($7.9 million) round of funding for Tokyo-based online content developer Port.
Singapore’s GIC Private has agreed to invest IDR5.2 trillion ($387.4 million) in Trans Retail, a hypermarket operator controlled by Indonesian conglomerate CT Corp.
MoxyBilna, an Indonesia-based mother and baby-focused e-commerce group, has received a $15 million funding round led by Sinar Mas Digital Ventures (SMDV), and also announced a rebranding as Orami.
IvyCap Ventures has led a INR280 million ($4.5 million) Series A round for Indian home services start-up Taskbob.
KV Asia Capital has acquired a controlling stake in TF Value-Mart, a leading hypermarket chain in Malaysia.
VIG Partners – formerly known as Vogo Investment – has agreed to sell the Burger King master franchise for Korea to Affinity Equity Partners, securing an approximately 2.5x return on its investment.
Sequoia Capital is supporting a take-private Chinese online beauty products retailer Jumei International that has been launched by the company’s founders. It values the US-listed business at approximately $1 billion.
Haitong-Fortis Private Equity, a joint venture between Haitong Securities and BNP Paribas Investment Partners, is set to exit Chinese snack food platform Baicaowei to Shenzhen-listed jujube product maker Haoxiangni.
Japanese internet finance group SBI Holdings has committed $30 million to Korean mobile internet platform Yello Mobile.
Sequoia Capital has led a new funding round for Che300.com, a China-based online platform that values second-hand cars.
TPG Capital and The Carlyle Group have jointly acquired a 15.42% voting interest in Australia’s Greencross, although a buyout offer for the listed pet services business was rejected over the weekend.
Chinese online hotel booking site eLong has agreed to buyout led by a consortium of existing shareholders, including Tencent Holdings and Ctrip. The deal values the company at approximately $647 million.
Having spent 20 years at Warburg Pincus, during which he helped set up the firm’s China business, Chang Sun chose agriculture for his next challenge. His start-up, Black Soil, aims to bring consolidation, automation and improved productivity to a sector...
Zhejiang Haers Vacuum Containers, a Chinese stainless vacuum container manufacturer, has agreed to pay The Riverside Company CHF16.1 million ($16.6 million) in cash for Swiss bottle maker SIGG.
An Australian parliamentary committee will launch an inquiry into the collapse of listed domestic retailers following the demise of Dick Smith Electronics, which was previously owned by Anchorage Capital Partners.
Emerging markets property portal Lamudi has raised EUR29 million ($31.4 million) from its main backer, Germany's Rocket Internet, and several additional investors.
Chang Sun, the former Asia managing director at Warburg Pincus who co-founded Chinese agriculture start-up Black Soil, has delayed plans to raise a $1 billion PE fund and will instead focus on individual deals.
New York-based adaptive learning system developer Knewton has raised $52 million from a consortium of investors including EDBI - the corporate VC arm of Singapore's Economic Development Board - and Chinese education company TAL Education Group.