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 Chinese investors acquired SciClone Pharmaceuticals for $605 million

cdh-californiaA consortium of Chinese investment firms have acquired stake in SciClone, a California Pharmaceutical firm, for $605 million.

Headquartered in Foster City California and listed on NASDAQ, SciClone is a revenue-generating pharmaceutical company with a product portfolio spanning major therapeutic markets including oncology, infectious diseases and cardiovascular disorders. (The buyer consortium consists of entities affiliated with GL Capital Management, Bank of China Group Investment, CDH Investments, Ascendent Capital Partners, and Boying Investments).

CDH Investments is listed in the Chinese Private Equity and Venture Capital Directory with the code OR41.

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 Chinese firm acquired Canada Iovate Health for $730 million

china-canadaChinese firm Xiwang has acquired Canada's nutrition supplement maker Iovate Health for $730 million.

Founded in 1995 and based in Oakville, Canada with 330 employees, Iovate products are sold in more than 130 countries worldwide. Founded in 2007 based in Shandong Province, China with consolidated revenue in excess of $5 billion, Xiwang Food is a leading Chinese player in healthy consumable oils such as corn oil and flaxseed oil.

To see a list of investors from China similar to Xiwang, check the Chinese Investors Directory.

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 Chinese investors acquired Australian vitamin maker Vitaco for $239 million

china au vitaminChinese private equity firm Primavera Capital and Shanghai Pharmaceuticals has acquired Australian vitamins maker Vitaco Holdings for $239 million.

Established in 2007 and employing 400, Vitaco is an Australian supplement manufacturer, distributing in 30 countries and producing 1 billion products every year. Primavera Capital Group is a private equity firm investing in companies in China and around the world. It was founded in 2010 and is based in Beijing with offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong. (According to Reuters, this buyout comes less than a year after Hong Kong-listed Biostime International Holdings bought Australian vitamin maker Swisse Wellness for around $1 billion in 2015).

Primavera Capital is listed in the Chinese Investors Directory with the code SIJ26.

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 Chinese investors of ORI Capital invested $18 million in Boston firm Pillar Biosciences

ori-china-pillarHong Kong-based venture capital group ORI Healthcare Fund has announced investment of $18 million into Pillar Biosciences, a Boston-based cancer research firm.

Pillar Biosciences is developing technologies and products for cancer diagnostics driven by next-generation sequencing (NGS). ORI Fund is a $200 million venture capital fund focused on investing in the healthcare industry globally. The fund is founded by Ms. Simone Hong Fang Song, former investment banker and head of China Healthcare at Goldman Sachs.

To see a list of investors from China similar to ORI Healthcare Fund, check the Chinese Investors Directory.

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 Chinese investors of Citic acquired stake at Singapore medical firm for $817 million

citic-singaporeCitic Private Equity, a Chinese private equity firm, has acquired stake at Biosensors International Group, a Singapore-based medical device maker, for $817 million.

Citic Private Equity Funds Management already controls about 19.6 percent of Biosensors. Biosensors International Group is a medical device company that specializes in developing, manufacturing and licensing technologies for use in interventional cardiology procedures and critical care. The company was listed in the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) in May 2005. (CITIC Capital Partners, the private equity arm of CITIC Capital, invests globally, operates in China, Japan and the US and manages $2.6 billion of committed capital.)

Citic Private Equity is listed in the Chinese Private Equity and Venture Capital Directory with the code OR48

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 Chinese Hepalink acquired US Cytovance Biologics for $205 million

hepacyto.jpgShenzhen Hepalink, a Chinese provider of material to global pharma firms, has acquired Cytovance Biologics, a US Oklahoma City bio-pharma manufacturing firm, for $205 million

Established in 2003 and based in US Oklahoma City, Cytovance Biologics is a biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing company, specializing in the production of therapeutic proteins and antibodies. Established in 1998 and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Hepalink is a provider of Heparin Sodium API to pharmaceutical companies, such as Sanofi-Aventis, Fresenius -Kabi and Novartis.

To see a list of investors from China similar to Shenzhen Hepalink, check the Chinese Investors Directory.

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 Chinese investors acquired stake at Israeli biotech firm for $3 million

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Guangxi Wuzhou Zhongheng Group, a Chinese investment holdings company, through its subsidiary has invested $3 million in Israeli biotechnology firm Integra Holdings.

Integra Holdings, founded in 2012, has a portfolio of companies operating in a variety of therapeutic areas such as oncology, Alzheimer's disease and infectious diseases. Integra Holdings has raised a total of $12 million to date.

Guangxi Wuzhou Zongheng Group is listed in the Chinese Investors Directory with the code XJO31

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 Chinese investors of LongTec invested $10 million in RealView Imaging

realview-chinese.jpgChinese investment firm LongTec China Ventures has invested $10 million in the Israeli medical firm RealView Imaging.

Established in 2008 and employing around 15, RealView Imaging is introducing the world's first 3D holographic display and interface system, initially for medical imaging applications. LongTec founder and managing partner Peggy Wang (image above) will join the company's board of directors.

To see listing and email addresses of investors from China similar to LongTec, check the Chinese Investors Directory

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