Carlyle said it has made a minority investment in Ganji.com, an operator of online and mobile-based classifieds in China.
Equity for the investment came from its fund Carlyle Asia Partners IV, the US private equity firm said in a statement on Tuesday.
Further details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 2005, Ganji.com is like a mini Craigslist and provides a range of listings across a service categories, including job recruitment, housing, second-hand goods, vehicle trading, pet services, ticketing and speed-dating to over 350 cities in China.
It displays postings from small and medium enterprises, real estate agents and...