HSBC Securities Services has appointed Glenn Kennedy as regional head of sales and relationship management for the alternatives sector. Based in Hong Kong, he will be responsible for new and existing client relationships throughout Asia Pacific, with a particular focus on private equity and hedge fund clients.
Kennedy was previously a director at Citi Fund Services Asia. Before that, he worked as global head of legal for BISYS in Dublin and was deployed to Asia in 2006 to spearhead the company's expansion in...
Chinese private equity-backed online content platform Toutiao has acquired Faceu, a camera app that has received funding from IDG Capital and Lightspeed China Partners.
Singapore will support local start-ups through a S$100 million ($76 million) intellectual property (IP) commercialization fund, with Temasek Holdings set to provide at least half the capital.
Indian education technology start-up IMAX Program has received a $13.5 million funding round from a group of venture investors including the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF).
Taiwan Liposome, a venture capital-backed manufacturer of pain medication and treatments for eye conditions, has filed for a NASDAQ IPO.