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...
L Capital Asia – the private equity arm of luxury goods giant LVMH – has acquired a minority stake in Clio Cosmetics, a South Korea-based color cosmetics manufacturer, for an undisclosed sum.
EQT Partners has agreed to sell its 49% stake in Singapore’s Econ Healthcare to the company’s founder Chu-Poh Ong ahead of a regional expansion initiative.
China Growth Capital has led a $10 million Series B-plus round of funding for Austria-based media company Juzi Entertainment. It brings the Series B to $25 million overall.
China’s PGA Venture Partners has led a $4.5 million Series A round of funding for Hong Kong-based financial services software provider Quantifeed.