Singapore-based early stage investor Golden Gate Ventures will commit more than $4 million to six Southeast Asian start-ups.
Southeast Asia | 11 Nov 2015 |
Creador targets mid-market investments in Southeast Asia and India. CEO Brahmal Vasudevan explains why he sees limited competition outside of India, and why he’s excited about the Philippines
South Asia | 04 Nov 2015
Shanghai-based VC firm Gobi Partners has led a $2 million Series A round of funding for Hermo, a Malaysian cross-border cosmetics e-commerce platform.
Southeast Asia | 15 Oct 2015 |
IHH Healthcare has agreed to buy India's Ravindranath GE Medical (RGE), which operates five hospitals under the Global Hospitals brand, for INR12.8 billion ($194 million) in cash.
South Asia | 31 Aug 2015 |
Ekuinas, the Malaysian government-backed private equity investor, has sold the Burger King franchises in Malaysia and Singapore, generating proceeds of MYR74.6 million ($17.7 million).
Exits | 24 Aug 2015 |
Malaysian telecommunications giant Axiata Group has acquired the Southeast Asian business of Komli Media, the Mumbai-based digital media firm backed by a slew of venture capital investors, for $11.25 million.
Exits | 11 Aug 2015 |
Malaysian online fitness platform KFit has raised $3.25 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital.
Southeast Asia | 22 Jul 2015 |
Nova Founders Capital and Caixa Capital have led a $3 million Series A round for Malaysia-based eyewear retailer GlassesGroupGlobal.
Southeast Asia | 07 Jul 2015 |
The Securities Commission of Malaysia (SC) has announced six registered crowd equity platforms that will be allowed to raise capital for small businesses and start-ups.
Southeast Asia | 12 Jun 2015 |
Malaysian confectionary manufacturer Cocoaland Holdings, which has been targeted by Navis Capital Partners and EQT Partners, has received a buyout offer from a consortium including Hong Kong investment company First Pacific.
Buyouts | 04 Jun 2015 |
Malaysian confectionary manufacturer Cocoaland Holdings has rejected a takeover bid from Navis Capital Partners that valued the company at MYR377.5 million ($104 million).
Buyouts | 26 May 2015 |
Most of the commuters who take Malaysia’s Cheras-Kajang Highway each day likely don’t spare a thought for its operators unless they are paying a toll. It might be a source of national pride as one of the first four-lane dual carriageways in the nation,...
Exits | 15 Apr 2015
Southeast Asia infrastructure investor CapAsia has sold its stake in Malaysia’s Cheras-Kajang Highway to a joint venture between Taliworks Corp. and Employees Provident Fund for MYR80 million ($21.9 million).
Exits | 08 Apr 2015 |
Japanese e-commerce incubator Beenos has led a $2.5 million Series A round of funding for Southeast Asian flea market app Duriana. Existing investors also took part in the round.
Southeast Asia | 01 Apr 2015 |
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