KKR buys New Zealand's Natural Pet Food from Pioneer
KKR has agreed to acquire New Zealand premium pet food maker Natural Pet Food Group (NPFG) from local private equity firm Pioneer Capital.
Transaction details were not disclosed. KKR will fund the investment from its fourth Asia fund, which closed last month at $15 billion, making it the largest US dollar-denominated private equity vehicle...
Co-Stone leads $43m round for China biosynthesis player
Co-Stone Capital Management has led a CNY 300m (USD 43m) Series B round for Readline, a Shenzhen-based company that specialises in synthetic biology.
Australia’s Heal Partners closes debut fund on $137m
Australia’s Heal Partners, a health, education, and lifestyle-focused venture capital firm, has closed its first fund on AUD 200m (USD 137m). The target was AUD 100m.
US regulator gets access to Chinese audits
The threat of delisting that has haunted Chinese companies that trade on US exchanges appears to have receded after the US regulators announced they had gained full access to the audits of these companies for the first time.