State-owned China Mobile Ltd is poised to buy an 18 percent stake in Thai telecoms group True Corp valued at around $581 million, people familiar with the matter said, in Thailand's first major corporate deal since a coup last month.
In a speedy deal hatched over a few drinks, China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba is buying half of the country's most successful soccer club Guangzhou Evergrande for $192 million.
Apple Inc supplier Foxconn Technology Group will buy a stake in Taiwanese mobile telecoms operator Asia Pacific Telecom for T$11.6 billion ($390 million) in a deal that would expand its presence in Taiwan's fledgling 4G telecoms market.
Beverly Hills, US-based live entertainment and e-commerce firm Live Nation Entertainment picked up a minority stake in Live Nation Japan for an undisclosed amount to become the latter's full owner.
Russian investment firm Inventure Partners picked up a minority stake in Moscow-based educational and interactive online course provider Netology for an undisclosed amount to allow the latter to accelerate its product development.
New York, US-based investment firm TPG Growth committed $100 million in a joint venture with Gurgaon, India-based emerging business market builder Smile Group to help Internet and e-commerce firms expand to India, Africa, and other emerging markets.
Unterfohring, Germany-based mass media broadcasting firm ProSiebenSat.1 picked up a minority stake in Beverly Hills, US-based multichannel network Collective Digital Studio (CDS) for an undisclosed amount for expansion purposes.
Makati, Philippines-based cooling solutions provider Concepcion Group is buying a stake in elevator company Otis E&M Co Philippines as a joint venture with Hartford, US-based multinational conglomerate United Technologies Corp (UTC) for an undisclosed amount.
Tencent Holdings will be acquiring a 15% stake in JD.com in a $214.7 million deal to provide a stronger platform that will rival Alibaba Group Holdings in the space, Bloomberg reported.
San Francisco, US-based startup Spellgun launched today to bring Western mobile games to China's mobile market under a partnership with video game art outsourcing firm Concept Art House and Chinese firm Talkweb.
Tencent Holdings, the biggest Internet company in China, could get a 16% stake in online retailer JD.com, according to a Chinese business newspaper, Reuters reported.
Moscow, Russia-based affiliate marketing and advertisement firm CityAds Media nabbed a $5-million investment from private equity investor Klever Internet Investments in exchange of a minority stake in the ad company.
Irish telecom tycoon Denis O'Brien picked up a minority stake in San Francisco, US-based startup Spritz to see how the latter's easy reading app could help improve the literacy rate in developing areas.
Perth, Australia-based mineral sands explorer Iluka Resources Ltd announced that it will pick up an 18.3% stake in Rotherham, UK-based metal powder producer Metalysis for ₤12.2 million ($A22.5 million).
Chinese conglomerate Fosun Group invested CNY210.5 million ($30.7 million) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based restaurant chain Secret Recipe, according to a report by Shanghai's China Business News.
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