Boqii.com, a Chinese social network and e-commerce platform for pet owners, has secured $25 million in Series B funding from an undisclosed US-based investment firm, with participation from existing backer Goldman Sachs.
The company's first round of funding came last June from Jafco Asia and Goldman. Beijing-based Boqii was launched in 2008 with a focus on pet-related products, including pet foods, accessories and animal...
Ekuinas, a private equity firm backed by the Malaysian government, has acquired a 35% interest in Al-Ikhsan Sports, the country’s leading sportswear retailer, for MYR68.6 million ($16.9 million).
Eight Roads Ventures has led a $15 million Series B round of funding for Paidy, a cardless payment and instant credit service offered by Japanese financial technology platform Exchange Corporation.
Japanese corporate analytics platform Abeja has raised a JPY530 million ($5 million) Series B round from Innovation Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Archetype Ventures.
Allegro Funds Group has exited Australia-based Vulcanite Holdings to German multinational Continental, five years after acquiring the molded rubber parts specialist through a management buyout.