Japanese GP Nippon Mirai Capital has agreed to sell its entire 51% stake in Takasago Machinery, an electronic equipment manufacturer, to its previous owner NEC Corporation for an undisclosed sum.
Takasago was founded in 1950 and became a subsidiary of NEC in 1963. The company manufactures a wide range of electronic products including power supply equipment, communications equipment, and studio...
Baidu Capital, a VC firm backed by Chinese search engine Baidu, has led a round of funding for WM Motor Technology, a Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer.
NSI Ventures has reached a first close of approximately $60 million on its second Southeast Asia venture capital fund and also participated in a $5 million Series A round for Singapore-based digital healthcare company Biofourmis.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, is considering a commitment of up to $20 million in the third India-focused vehicle of Lighthouse Funds.
GenBridge Capital, a private equity firm set up by former executives from Chinese online retailer JD.com and TPG Capital, has closed its debut consumer-focused fund at the hard cap of $500 million.