Tencent has teamed up Korean online games developer Wemade Entertainment to invest KRW92 billion ($80 million) in Kakoo Talk, a popular Korean mobile messaging application.
The Chinese internet firm purchased 3.6 million shares, or a 13.8% stake, at KRW20,000 per share, while Wemade took 1 million shares, or 3.8%, according to South Korea newspaper The Chosun Ilbo. Kakoo...
Baird Capital has acquired a minority stake in Nirvana Asia, a funeral services business that was privatized by CVC Capital Partners in 2016 in conjunction with the company’s founder.
Chinese PE firm Yunfeng Capital and Hong Kong-listed medical device manufacturer MicroPort Scientific Corporation will acquire US-listed LivaNova's cardiac rhythm management (CRM) business for $190 million in cash.
Emerging markets private capital fundraising – led by emerging Asia – reached its highest point since the before the global financial crisis in 2017, according to EMPEA, with capital dispersed more evenly across different strategies than ever before.
KKday, a Taiwan-based start-up that helps tourists find local activities, has secured $10.5 million Series B round of funding led by Japanese travel agent HIS, with participation from existing backer MindWorks Ventures.