Unilazer Ventures invested an undisclosed amount in Mumbai, India-based grocery e-tailer EkStop.com and has taken a 25% stake in the firm as part of the investment which will be used for the company's expansion.
Israel-based private equity firm Fortissimo Capital has bought one-third of online professional document translation services provider One Hour Translation in a deal valued at $10 million.
The private equity industry worldwide was able to reach $431 billion in fundraising last year, an increase of 13% from the funds raised in 2012, a Preqin study revealed.
Norway-based private equity group HitecVision has announced a growth capital investment in well intervention services provider DeepWell AS in a deal that marks HitecVision's entry into the well intervention industry.
Through a joint venture formed with Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co formed in 2012, US-based Silicon Valley Bank looks to meet the demand of investors for China funds.
Delmarva Bancshares Inc, the bank holding firm for the National Bank of Cambridge, was able to raise $11 million in a private placement participated in by a group which included Castle Creek Capital.
Indian companies were able to get private equity deals worth $10.68 billion in 2013, an increase of 12% in value terms compared to that of the previous year.
Intel Capital, US-based Intel Corp's corporate venturing division, announced that it is investing in Taiwan-based digital image solution provider SanJet Technology to support the development of next generation wearable and car applications.
Yasushi Ando, a Liberal Democratic Party adviser on pensions, said that Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund should invest $95 billion in private equity and venture capital over a decade. GPIF is the world's largest pension fund with ¥124 trillion under management.
Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc was able to secure $13 million from Special Situation Fund and Sabby Capital Healthcare, according to a report on Globes which cited sources.
Infinity Group, a private equity firm based in China, announced its investment of $4.2 million in Israel-based biotechnology firm BotanoCap, a developer of green solutions for various industries.
Trucking firm YRC Worldwide, which has roughly $1.4 billion in debt, is nearing a financing deal comprised of $250 million in equity and $25 million in debt committed to become equity.
US food startups like Goldbely and Mouth have made gourmet and speciality food available to consumers across the country this Christmas, the Financial Times reported.
Nuclear consortium Fennovoima on Saturday agreed to build a 1,200-megawatt nuclear facility with Russia's state owned corporation Rosatom. Rosatom will take a 34% stake in the group to fill a funding hole left by Germany's E.ON.
The Max's Group of Companies has bought Philippine-based casual dining chain operator Pancake House Inc prior to the former's local stock market debut, in a deal valued at almost PHP3.9 billion.
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