Existing investors All-Stars Investment and Ctrip have jointly led a $300 million Series E round of funding for China’s Tujia, valuing the online accommodation-booking platform at over $1.5 billion.
Other commitments came from Huaxing Growth Capital (also known as the New Economy Fund) - the PE arm of financial advisor China Renaissance - Glade Brook Capital, and G Street Capital. Glade Brook is also...
Beyond Ventures and Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group have led a $40 million funding round for Hong Kong-based genetic testing and wellness start-up Prenetics.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), a sovereign wealth fund based in the United Arab Emirates, has committed $1 billion to the Indian government’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF).
Australian private equity firm ROC Partners has teamed up with the state government of New South Wales and pension fund First State Super to launch a A$150 million ($118 million) equity fund targeting small to medium-sized enterprises (SME).
IMM Private Equity has agreed to buy a majority stake in W Concept Korea, an own-brand online clothing retailer owned by ISE Commerce, a multi-strategy Korean e-commerce business.