Mekong-focused Belt Road Capital invests $5m in Cambodia’s Groupin

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Cambodia-based internet startup Groupin is the holding company of e-commerce platform Little Fashion and digital media firm Mediaload.

Warburg Pincus ploughs $100m into China’s B2B trading platform Yijiupi

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The latest round comes shortly after Yijiupi closed its $200 million Series D round five months ago, which was led by Meituan and Tencent.


Global private equity players actively acquiring Chinese commercial property

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Firms including Blackstone Group LP and GAW Capital Advisors are in talks with banks in Asia for loan deals of more than $2 billion so far this year.


CLSA Capital to acquire Japanese toy maker Bloom Group

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CLSA Capital said the transaction will close in early April 2019.


Malaysia’s Ekuinas picks 40% stake in Exabytes Capital Group

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Ekuinas has an option to up its stake up to 54 per cent.


Gaw Capital eyes snapping up malls in China after Hong Kong test run

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Gaw-led groups snapped up properties worth HK$35 billion ($4.5 billion) in Hong Kong in less than two years.


Tougher times ahead for PE in Asia Pacific, warns Bain & Co report

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An uncertain macro-economic environment, rising interest rates, and growing chasm between large and smaller funds pose significant hurdles to dealmaking.


India: Warburg acquires Wadhavan Global’s 80% stake in Avanse Financial

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As part of the transaction, Warburg Pincus plans to infuse Rs 300 crore primary equity capital into Avanse to fund its future growth.


Blackstone to buy drug maker Ayumi in maiden Japan PE deal

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The PE firm will reportedly pay around $1 billion for Ayumi, including debt.


Indonesia, Vietnam fast-growing markets for EQT, says partner Brian Chang

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EQT closed its latest Asian mid-market fund at $800 million last May, which will make control or co-control investments in mid-market companies in Greater China and Southeast Asia.