Companies from within and outside Southeast Asia are scouring the region for M&A opportunities as they seek to capitalize on regional growth. It means a wider variety of trade sale options...
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014 |
Pokkt, an Indian alternative monetization platform for mobile app developers, has secured $2.5 million in Series A funding from Singapore-based Jafco Asia and SingTel’s corporate VC arm Innov8.
South Asia | 09 Jul 2014 |
Ambitions of building scale underpin many private equity investments in Southeast Asia. It is remarkable – although perhaps unsurprising – how few have succeeded. So far, at least.
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014
Temasek Holdings’ exposure to unlisted assets reached a record high as the state-controlled Singaporean fund made S$24 billion ($19.3 billion) in new investments for the year ended March 2014, the most in six years.
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014 |
Navis Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Tri-Star Industries, a Singapore-headquartered component manufacturer for the oil and gas sector. AVCJ understands the deal is worth $50-100 million.
Buyouts | 08 Jul 2014 |
Rakuten Ventures - the corporate VC arm of Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten - has launched a $100 million fund targeting start-ups in Asia Pacific, Israel and the US.
North Asia | 02 Jul 2014 |
Singapore-based private equity firm Tembusu Partners has invested $7.5 million in Param Mitra Coal Resources (PMCR), which owns two operating coal mines in Indonesia.
Expansion | 02 Jul 2014 |
Sova, a Singapore start-up that provides a cloud-based WordPress hosting service, has secured $3 million in seed funding from undisclosed investors.
North Asia | 19 Jun 2014 |
India and Southeast Asia-focused GP Creador is set for a final close of $250 million on its second fund in August, having already raised $220 million.
South Asia | 18 Jun 2014 |
Emboldened by ample financing and the need to develop demand bases beyond a stagnating domestic market, Japanese companies are investing more overseas. Are they partner or competitor for private equity?
GPs | 18 Jun 2014 |
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has made commitments to Quadria Capital South and Southeast Asia-focused healthcare fund and CX Partners’ India mezzanine fund.
Fundraising | 16 Jun 2014 |
Amobee, the mobile ad company owned by Singapore telecoms giant SingTel, has acquired two VC-backed digital ad firms: Adconion and Kontera, for $235 million and $150 million, respectively.
Buyouts | 11 Jun 2014 |
Two tears ago, Anthony tan was pitching taxi fleets in Kuala Lumpur. His idea for a mobile phone app that could be used to make taxi bookings came runner-up in Harvard Business School's (HBS) 2011 business plan contest. Turning it into a reality was proving...
Technology | 11 Jun 2014 |
Inspire Ventures has led a $10.7 million Series A round of funding for aCommerce, a Thailand-based e-commerce services provider.
Consumer | 10 Jun 2014 |
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