GIC Private, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, has acquired The Blackstone Group's 50% stake in 5 Broadgate (5BG), a London office building which is due for completion in 2015, for around GBP1.7 billion ($2.8 billion).
Real estate | 02 Jan 2014 |
Tech-focused private equity firm Silver Lake is investing another $1 billion in Singaporean chip maker Avago Technologies to help fund its $6.6 billion acquisition of LSI Corporation.
Technology | 17 Dec 2013 |
Digital magazine store and newsstand Magzter Inc. has raised a $10 million Series B round of funding from Singapore Press Holdings and existing investor Kalaari Capital.
Southeast Asia | 12 Dec 2013 |
KV Asia Capital has agreed to acquire Singapore-based Derma-Rx International Aesthetics (DIAL) from Indian skin care company Marico Kaya Enterprises. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed
South Asia | 03 Dec 2013 |
Carrier billing provider Coda Payments has raised $2.3 million in Series A funding from GMO Global Payment Fund, Rakuten Ventures, CyberAgent Ventures, and return backers Golden Gate Ventures and Skype co-founder Toivo Annus.
Southeast Asia | 03 Dec 2013 |
Temasek Holdings has made its first foray into India's Bollywood movie industry as Fullerton Fund Management - a unit of the Singapore sovereign fund - acquired a stake in local film distributor Eros International.
South Asia | 28 Nov 2013 |
Phillip Private Equity has led a $3 million Series B round for Singapore-based fashion shopping network Clozette.co, with participation from existing backers Walden International and several angel investors.
Southeast Asia | 25 Nov 2013 |
“It is in some ways easier to buy things in China using bitcoin than it is using traditional fiat currency,” says Dan Ciporin, partner at the VC firm Canaan Partners.
Financials | 20 Nov 2013 |
Global Logistic Properties (GLP), a Singapore-listed warehouse developer largely owned by GIC Private, has launched a $3 billion China-focused logistics infrastructure fund, capturing the opportunities in China domestic consumption and the shortage of...
Greater China | 15 Nov 2013 |
Canaan Partners and RRE Ventures have co-led a $3.25 million round of funding for Singapore-headquartered Bitcoin exchange itBit. Liberty City Ventures, as well angel investors such as The Jordan Company’s Jay W. Jordan II and Beluga co-founder Ben...
Southeast Asia | 14 Nov 2013 |
Andrew Thompson, head of private equity at KPMG Australia, is relocating to Singapore where he will take up a Southeast Asia-focused position with the firm.
People | 08 Nov 2013 |
Hong Kong- based PE firm Headland Capital Partners has launched a takeover offer for Singapore-listed Kreuz Holdings, a subsea services provider to the offshore oil and gas industry. Under the terms of the proposed agreement, all outstanding shares...
Buyouts | 06 Nov 2013 |
Intel Capital, a corporate VC arm of chipmaker Intel Corporation, has invested in seven Asia-based companies as part of a batch of 16 global commitments totaling $65 million. The Asian firms, coming from China, India, Singapore, Japan and Taiwan, account...
Venture | 23 Oct 2013 |
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