Huishoubao, a Chinese online recycling platform for electronic devices, has raised a RMB300 million ($46 million) Series B round led by Asia-focused private equity firm Strait Capital Investment Group.
Existing investors Source Code Capital, Chengwei Capital, CITIC Capital and SMC Capital also participated in the round. Founded in July 2014, Huishoubao allows people to recycle used laptops, mobile...
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.