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 Hong Kong investors acquired stake in London fintech firm for $2.6 million

mortgagegym-logo.jpgHong Kong investment firm China Pacific Capital and a consortium have acquired stake in London fintech startup MortgageGym for $2.6 million.

MortgageGym is an FCA-authorised service that allows home buyers to complete their mortgage application online in a couple of minutes. China Pacific Capital is a Hong Kong based venture capital fund which has been investing in technology companies for over 35 years in the US, UK and China.

To see listing and email addresses of contacts at Chinese investment firms similar to China Pacific Capital, download the Chinese Investors Directory

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 Chinese Lianhe Technology acquired UK firm in a $128 million deal

chinese-uk-Lianhetech.jpgChinese firm Lianhe Technology has acquired UK company Fine Industries Group in a deal that values it at nearly $128 million.

With around 220 employees and annual revenues of around $60 million, the Fine Industries Group delivers products and solutions to the life sciences and chemical industry. China's Lianhetech has established 7 chemical production sites, 2 machinery production sites and 2 R&D centers in China since 1985.

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 Chinese investors acquired US media and marketing firm IDG

idg-china.jpgChinese investors of China Oceanwide and China venture capital firm IDG Capital has acquired US media and market research company IDG.

IDG Communications is a media, data, and marketing services company with brands including CIO, Computerworld, PCWorld and Macworld. China Oceanwide is a privately held conglomerate founded by Zhiqiang Lu. Headquartered in Beijing, its businesses include operations in financial services, real estate, media, technology and investments. (The other investor, China IDG Capital, is an independently operated investment firm established in 1993 with IDG as one of its limited partners). Terms of the all-cash deal were not disclosed.

China IDG Capital is listed in the Chinese Private Equity and Venture Capital Directory with the code OR9

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 Chinese venture capital fund acquired stake in US social network for $8 million

hornet-china.jpgChinese venture capital firm Ventech China have led investment of $8 million in San Francisco social network Hornet.

Hornet is the world's second largest gay social network. Founded in 2011, it has grown to 15 million total and 3 million monthly active users. Ventech China is based in Shanghai. Ventech China 3 is a $225 million venture capital fund focused on communities, M-commerce and Big Data. Its current portfolio companies include Keep, the fitness training and community app in China, Blued, the gay community app in China and WonderFull, the Japanese product M-commerce platform.

Ventech China is listed in the Chinese Investors Directory with the code SNO15.

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 Chinese investors of Shanhai Capital acquired US semiconductor firm for $500 million

analogix chinaChinese investors of Shanhai Capital has acquired US firm Analogix Semiconductor for $500 million.

Established in 2002 and based in Silicon Valley, Analogix makes semiconductors that enable high-resolution displays and has created the first low-power, mobile-device-to-HDMI-display connector over USB, and the first zero-power HDMI transmitter technology. Shanhai Capital (Beijing Shanhai Capital Management - no "g" in the name!), headquartered in Beijing, is a buyout fund in healthcare and technology managing RMB-denominated funds.

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 Chinese investors acquired advertising firm media.net for $900 million

miteno dubaiA group of Chinese investors led by Zhang Zhiyong, the chairman of telecom firm Beijing Miteno Communication Technology, acquired online advertising firm Media.net for $900 million.

Headquartered in Dubai, Media.net has 800 employees with 2015 revenue of $232 million and has seven offices worldwide. According to Reuters, the deal would represent the third-largest in the ad tech industry, after Google's acquisition of DoubleClick and Microsoft deal for aQuantive.

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 Chinese firm acquired French news aggregator News Republic for $57 million

cmcm franceCheetah Mobile, a Chinese internet company, has acquired News Republic, a France-headquartered mobile news service operator, for $57 million.

Headquartered in Bordeaux with an office in San Francisco, News Republic publishes 50,000 licensed news articles, photos and videos per day in 37 languages and 40 country editions from 1,650 media partners. By the end of 2015, the app had a user base of 12 million. Cheetah Mobile is a Chinese mobile internet company. It had approximately 651 million global mobile monthly active users in March 2016.

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 Chinese investors of Leyou acquired UK game developer for $150 million

uk game chineseChinese holding firm Leyou Technologies acquired UK game developer Splash Damage for $150 million.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in London, Splash Damage is an independently owned British video game developer with 75 employees. This is the second investment in the game industry abroad by the Chinese firm, which also has an active food business. (In 2014, it acquired 58% of the Canadian game developer Digital Extremes for $73 million).

Leyou Technologies is listed in the Chinese Investors Directory with the code SAU21.

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More from China Venture Capital ...


  Chinese investors of Zongshen takes 49% stake in Canada Harbour Air (October 2015)

  Chinese firm Ourgame acquired World Poker Tour for $35 million (August 2015)

  Chinese firm invested $12 million in UK oil and gas technology firm Plexus (July 2015)

  Chinese investors of Hua Capital and consortium acquired OmniVision for $1.9 billion (June 2015)

  UK energy firm Cotopaxi acquired by Chinese firm for $27 million (May 2015)

  Three Chinese investment firms invested $35 million in Silicon Valley firm Scanadu (May 2015)

  Chinese firm Ninebot acquired Segway personal transportation company (April 2015)

  Chinese investment firm Guotai Litian acquired Los Angeles jeans brand (March 2015)

  Chinese investors of LongTec invested $10 million in RealView Imaging (December 2014)

  Chinese investors led $70 million investment in San Francisco education firm Minerva (October 2014)

  Chinese Decheng Capital and consortium invested $120 million in California genetics firm (October 2014)

  Chinese Investor Wu formed joint venture with Fast Five director (April 2012)

  Chinese aviation firm acquired Cirrus Industries (October 2011)

  Rothschild venture taps China private equity demand (October 2011)

  Unitas Capital completes purchase of Air International Thermal Systems (October 2011)






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