Singapore's CapitaMalls Asia Ltd. said it would buy a shopping mall located in Guangzhou, China for USD361 million. CapitaMalls Asia would purchase the said property from Chinese Greenland Real Estate.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch or BofAML has topped Citibank and Morgan Stanley in executing deals in India for the past 11 months, completing transactions worth USD 7.96 billion.
Tyra Banks has invested an undisclosed amount on Locket, a mobile advertising app made for Android smartphone lockscreens, through her company's investment arm Fierce Capital.
Vertical ecommerce portals or retailers that sell only one category of healthcare products are getting the support of investors, according to a report on The Economic Times.
Institutional fund manager La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and investment firm BMO Capital Partners invested USD 20 million in Nautilus Plus, a Quebec-based fitness center chain owned by Novacap.
Denise Nappier, Connecticut's state treasurer, is considering to make a USD125 million investment in Apollo Global Management's Fund VIII. Fund VIII has already raised more than its USD12 billion target.
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Canada's largest single-profession pension plan, said it would be buying British Burton's Biscuit Co. for an unspecified amount from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and affiliates of Apollo Global Management.
German investment firm DEG bought a stake in Kenyan Chase Bank worth USD10 million. Chase said DEG's investment will be used to finance their expansion, including the creation of new outlets.
Companies in India closed 360 private equity deals in the January-October period of this year. The total value of private equity deals amounted to USD8.9 billion.
CDC Group said they would be backing New Delhi-based renewable energy developer Green Infra Ltd with a USD 25 million investment to enhance the latter's production capacity.
Private equity company RRJ Capital said it has already began to market its Asian real estate fund which will focus on China. RRJ Capital is looking to raise USD 1 billion for the fund.
Venture capitalist have continued to pour money in new media firms despite the potential hazards in the hope that the startups will be able to lure advertising money, according to a Reuters report.
Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners has acquired event software company Active Network. The deal amounted to around USD1 billion with Active Network selling 57 million shares priced at USD14.50 apiece.
New Silicon Valley venture capital firm Luminari Capital obtained a USD8 million funding from pay-TV giant British Sky Broadcasting Group. Sky said that it wants to increase is exposure to US tech startups.
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