Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR), the US-based law firm specializing in technology and life sciences, has hired Zhan Chen as a partner in Shanghai. Her practice focuses on private equity, privatizations and M&A.
Chen, who will divide her time between WSGR's Shanghai and Hong Kong offices, joins from Davis Polk, where she spent 10 years in New York and Hong Kong. She has extensive experience with private equity...
Indian classifieds site Quikr has acquired Hiree, an online hiring platform focused on white collar jobs and backed by IDG Ventures.
Australian life sciences-focused VC firm Brandon Capital has expanded the mandate of its third Medical Research Commercialization Fund (MRCF) to include New Zealand.
Yonghong Tech, a Chinese big data analytics software provider, has raised RMB200 million ($30 million) in Series C funding from Tencent Holdings’ VC unit, Yuansheng Capital, Oriental Fortune Capital, and Matrix Partners.
Alibaba Pictures, the Chinese internet giant’s Hong Kong-listed film and entertainment unit, has launched a RMB2 billion ($300 million) fund that will make movie and TV-related investments.