Asked whether, two years ago, he could have envisaged Chinese group-buying site Meituan achieving a $7 billion valuation Feng Deng, founding managing director of Northern Light Venture Capital, gives a swift no.
Bearing in mind the company's subsequent growth and the current climate in the tech space, however, a $700 million round at a $7 billion valuation doesn't seem so surprising. Valuations might be spiraling...
Investors appear to be discounting Asia risk in the face of rising political concerns, ranging from North Korea to Myanmar
Chinese electric vehicle maker CHJ Automotive has completed a RMB3 billion ($474 million) Series B round led by Matrix Partners China and Shougang Fund, an investment firm backed by state-owned steel producer Shougang Corporation.
Naspers has sold a small portion of its stake in Tencent Holdings – the Chinese internet giant in which it acquired an approximately one-third stake for $32 million 16 years ago – for HK$76.9 billion ($9.8 billion).
Shunwei Capital has led a $25 million Series B round for ScaleFlux, a hardware firm based in the US and China.