A Morgan Stanley mutual fund has once again marked down its investment in Flipkart, cutting another 38.2% off its valuation of the India-based e-commerce marketplace.
Tsinghua Unigroup, an investment arm of China's state-backed Tsinghua Holdings, has scrapped its plan to invest in ChipMOS Technologies, a chip test and packaging company listed in Taiwan.
XIO Group, a PE firm founded by several Asia-based investment professionals with a view to buying companies in North America and Europe and helping them tap emerging market opportunities, has agreed to acquire Israeli investment firm Meitav Dash for ILS1.48...
Pavilion Capital, a private equity unit of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has joined a number of Asian VC firms in a $19.5 million Series B investment in Singapore artificial intelligence (AI) company Appier.
IFM Investors, an investment manager owned by 29 Australian superannuation funds, has opened an office in Hong Kong and been granted a license by the Securities & Futures Commission.
American Express Ventures, the corporate VC arm of credit card company American Express, has led a $4 million round of funding in Indian financial technology start-up IndiaLends.
China cleantech-focused VC firm Tsing Capital and US-based SVC Angel Fund have formed a partnership with IngDan, an internet-of-things (IoT) platform that aims to connect hardware start-ups with supply chain resources in China.
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Singapore-based Jungle Ventures has reached a final close of $100 million on its second fund, which will target Southeast Asian technology start-ups.
Australia’s QIC has reached an agreement with Ping An Asset Management (PAAMC), the asset management arm of Ping An Insurance, which will allow the Chinese group to tap into QIC’s experience in alternatives.
Accel Partners has closed its fifth India-focused venture capital fund at $450 million, less than two years after raising $305 million for the fourth vehicle.
Novogene Technology, a Beijing-headquartered genomic services provider, has raised a $75 million Series B round from Chinese investors including CMB International, SDIC Innovation Investment and Shanghai Sigma Square Capital.
Angel Plus, a Chinese early-stage VC fund established by Michael Yu, co-founder of New Oriental Education, has launched a debut US dollar-denominated fund worth $100 million.
Lok Capital has led a INR450 million ($6.6 million) Series B round of funding for India’s HR Food Processing, which produces dairy products under the brand Oram.
Integral Corp. has acquired a majority interest in Aderans, a Japan-based provider of male and female wigs, for JPY17.1 billion ($150 million).
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Everbright Reinfore, a China-focused PE firm under the China Everbright Group umbrella, has led a RMB700 million ($102 million) Series B round for Beijing DS365 Technology, which operates an online retail portal.
Indian technology investor Kalaari Capital has invested $6 million across domestic start-ups, AffordPlan and Active Intelligence.
Singapore’s Leonie Hill Capital is backing a $200 million venture fund for the aviation and aerospace industry alongside US-based Starburst Accelerator.
Inagora, a cross-border e-commerce platform that focuses on selling Japanese products, has completed a Series B round of funding worth $26 million led by World Innovation Lab (WiL), a US and Japan-based early-stage investor.