The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Monday.
Viola Private Equity's 19.5% stake in filtration technology company Amiad Water Systems Ltd. had been put up for sale. The investment firm's stake in the company is now worth GBP12 million.
Bitcasa Inc., a cloud storage company based in California, raised USD11 million in its venture round funding. Bitcasa has raised USD19.5 million since it's launch in September 2011.
Sydney, Australia-based DesignCrowd claimed that its crowdsourcing marketplace was more fair and transparent to freeland designers, and intended to expand its business in the US.
The USD25 million funding Jessica Alba's The Honest Company had raised would go towards implementing its growth plans, including a potential expansion in the Canadian market.
A recent survey conducted by Hong Kong company ChinaQFII indicated foreign investor preference in industries that would mostly deliver a return of equity with minimal risk.
Analyst Andrew Temming of US-based investment firm Renaissance Investment Management said the firm had yet to find a stock on the Philippine Stock Exchange that they'd like to invest on.
A 68-megawatt portfolio of biomass power plants located in New South Wales, Australia was acquired by Asset manager, Capital Dynamics.
Private equity firm Hopu Investment Management Co. raised a new fund with USD 1.1 billion under management. Hopy re-entered the investment business after a two-year lull.
Limitations on funding had prevented technology startups in Africa to grow, according to a Reuters report.
The Nikkei said the registration of Third Point LLC ownership in Sony was strategic as hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb intended to pursue management changes and shareholder resolutions in the electronics company.
Andreesen Horowitz, the venture-capital firm Marc Andreesen, sold 2.28 million of its Facebook shares.
A report from the Financial Times said China Investment Corporation was nearing a deal to buy Chiswick Park from Blackstone.
Deutsche Telekom would be buying GTS Central Europe from private equity firms in a EUR 546 million transaction.
A Reuters report said a change in the US Federal Reserve's bond-buying program might come out from its officials as several of them, including vice chair Janet Yellen, would have speaking engagements next week.