Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) has created an investment arm that will back start-ups in Silicon Valley and around the world.
H&Q Asia Pacific will invest $100 million to acquire land and develop a technology hub in Silicon Valley.
Bain Capital’s strategy of raising funds that are smaller than those of its longstanding industry peers has been beneficial in terms of generating co-investment opportunities, says Stephen Pagliuca, a managing director at the firm.
China-based ride-hailing app operator Didi Kuaidi has invested $100 million in US counterpart Lyft as part of a strategic alliance between that will allow each company to use the other’s services.
A subsidiary of Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has acquired automotive equipment manufacturer Henniges Automotive Holdings from US mid-market buyout firm Littlejohn & Co.
Oaktree Capital Management will contribute to a $175 million restructuring package for Australian surfwear brand Quiksilver, which has voluntarily taken its US business into bankruptcy.
Charles R. Kaye, co-CEO at Warburg Pincus, discusses the growing importance of Asia to his firm, valuation bubbles in the technology space, and changes in the GP-LP relationship
The likes of Uber and Airbnb are looking for strategic partners to help them enter the China market. Can they do better than eBay and Amazon a decade ago, both of which were swamped by local competition
Paine & Partners’ proposed exit from North America-based seafood business Icicle Holdings to a company owned by Indonesia’s Soetantyo family has been terminated.
As Formation 8 prepares to launch an Asia fund, Brian Koo, co-founder of the venture capital firm, explains why the strategy has evolved from rolling out US technologies in Asia to backing local start-ups
PremjiInvest, the private investment firm for Wipro Enterprises Chairman Azim Premji, has led an $82 million Series F round for US-based field service software developer ServiceMax.
Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has agreed to buy World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), the leading global operator of Ironman events, from Providence Equity Partners for $650 million.
Twenty years after Warburg Pincus set up shop in Asia, the region accounts for one third of the firm’s headcount and approximately one third of its most recent global fund. However, Charles R. Kaye, co-CEO of Warburg Pincus, is non-committal when asked...
When CITIC Capital and Crestview Partners bought Canadian auto parts supplier Stackpole International for $512 million in 2013, they had little suspicion that they would be exiting less than two years later. But they did feel that Stackpole’s variable-speed...
CITIC Capital Partners and Crestview Partners have agreed to sell Canada-based auto parts maker Stackpole to Johnson Electric Holdings for C$867 million ($659 million).
Singapore's GIC Private has joined The Carlyle Group in its $8 billion acquisition of Silicon Valley-based Veritas, the information management unit of US tech giant Symantec.
Dentsu Ventures, the corporate VC arm of the eponymous Japanese advertising giant, has invested $3 million in US social robot start-up Jibo.
China’s robotics start-ups are riding a wave of innovation and exploring many previously unexpected paths. As the scope of applications broadens, they need to keep up the pace
China-based Hopu Investments and YuanMing Capital have led a $200 million investment in US-based cancer treatment specialist Mevion Medical Systems.
The Blackstone Group has appointed its international private equity head Michael Chae to be CFO, replacing Laurence Tosi.
Japan's SoftBank Corp. has led a $20m Series B round of funding for US-based ad analytics start-up Cinarra Systems.
Indian IT services firm Mindtree, which is backed by Nalanda Capital and Global Technology Ventures Limited, will buy US-based Relational Solutions and UK-based Bluefin for a total of $76 million.
Cath Kidston, the UK lifestyle retailer controlled by Baring Private Equity Asia and TA Associates, has bought back its Japan operations - its largest outside the UK - from local conglomerate TSI holdings for an undisclosed sum.
Japan's Recruit Holdings has paid $7.5 million for a stake in HackerRank, a US technical recruitment platform owned by Interviewstreet, via its $20 million corporate venture capital fund - HR Technology Fund.