Paul DiGiacomo, a managing director with Asia-focused advisory firm BDA Partners, discusses the latest trends in M&A, from increasingly sophisticated Chinese buyers to more willing multinational sellers
Q: How has the nature of BDA’s advisory business in Asia evolved over time? A: We were set up in 1996 to advise on cross-border deals in Asia. Back then there was increasing Western appetite for Asia...
Space Cycle, a boutique fitness studio chain operating in mainland China and Taiwan, has raised a RMB100 million ($15.6 million) Series B round of funding led by Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund.
Creador is targeting $500 million for its fourth Southeast Asia and India-focused fund. The private equity firm closed its previous vehicle at $415 million in late 2016.
SBI Investment, the VC arm of Japan’s SBI Holdings, has launched a JPY50 billion ($450 million) fund that will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology.
Singapore’s Temasek Holdings has led a Series C round of undisclosed size for Rokid, a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) developer focused on home automation devices.