Farfetch, a UK-based high-end online fashion retailer, has raised a $110 million Series F round led by new investors Temasek Holdings, China-based IDG Capital Partners and French investment firm Eurazeo.
Sino-US biopharmaceutical company Sirnaomics has raised $10 million in a Series B round led by Hong Kong-based venture capital firm Value Measured Investment.
Early-stage investors in Australia will be granted a string of new tax incentives as the government continues its efforts to develop a more innovative economy.
Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo Group has launched a $500 million corporate VC fund to invest in technology start-ups.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, will commit up to INR2.7 billion ($40 million) to Indian home finance-focused non-banking financial company (NBFC) Repco Home Finance.
AID Partners and Cool Japan Fund have contributed to a JPY1.4 billion ($13 million) round for Japan’s Hyakusenrenma, an online vacation rentals platform.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has led a INR4 billion ($60 million) Series D round of funding for Indian online eyewear retailer Lenskart.
Shares in Affinity Equity Partners-owned Tegel Group Holdings closed up 5.2% on the first day of trading in New Zealand following the poultry producer’s NZ$298 million ($205 million) IPO. As of May 4, the company was trading at an 8% premium to the...
India-based mobile wallet developer Mobikwik has raised $50 million in a Series C round of funding led by Japanese internet company GMO, Taiwan-based semiconductor manufacturer MediaTek, and existing backer Sequoia Capital.
IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India's Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, has pushed back the deadline on its growth fund, with final close now expected in the first half of 2016.
Chehejia, a Chinese manufacturer of smart electric vehicles, has raised RMB780 million ($120 million) in a Series A round of funding from eight Chinese individual and financial investors.
Singapore-listed private equity firm TIH has purchased a majority stake in a resources and healthcare-focused portfolio from a unit of Temasek Holdings for S$62 million ($45.8 million).
Parag Milk Foods has advanced its Indian IPO by attracting INR3.4 billion ($51.5 million) from anchor investors, including Asia-focused US private equity firm Indus Capital.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) will take further steps to regulate the domestic private fund industry in response to an acceleration in illegal fundraising activities.
Mengqiu Wang shelved his mobile app start-up to pursue a longstanding interest in smart robotics. With backing from several VC investors, Zero Zero Robotics' Hover Camera is now nearing commercial launch
InVent's commitment to Wongnai represents the first-ever Series B round for a Thai start-up from a local VC firm. The company wants to use its dominant position in online restaurant reviews to enter other verticals
RayVio has found a way to use ultraviolet LED technology in disinfection - and produce high-quality products at scale. IPV Capital and Tsing Capital will help the company grow its China business
As Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan fortifies itself for the future, the LP is focused on playing an active role introducing innovations and progress to Asia’s private equity sector
As Thailand’s government signals its intention to embrace venture capital, the harder but less visible work of transforming a traditionally risk-averse culture grinds on
While down rounds are increasing in frequency among US-based start-ups, the phenomenon has yet to take root in China. Desperation, dirty term sheets and willing investors are delaying the inevitable
Institutional investors rank Southeast Asia and India as the most attractive emerging markets for GP investment, but there is also an awareness of the risks
Direct secondaries specialist NewQuest Capital Partners has acquired the majority of Draper Fisher Jurvetson’s (DFJ) India portfolio.
CDIB Capital has committed $45 million to Best Logistics Technologies, a China-based IT-driven integrated logistics and supply chain management business part-owned by Alibaba Group.