CITIC Private Equity has abandoned plans for a takeover of Singapore-listed Biosensors International, although it will remain an active investor in the medical device manufacturer.
Armstrong Asset Management and Singapore solar project developer Nv vogt have committed $29 million to the development of a pipeline of solar projects in the Philippines.
Shareholders of Singapore-listed Goodpack, the world largest maker of intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), have approved a S$1.4 billion ($1.1 billion) take-private offer made by KKR.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has acquired an 18.5% stake in Brazilian education company Abril Educação.
Dean Collins, formerly partner and head of the Asia fund formation practice at O’Melveny & Myers (OMM), has joined Dechert as managing partner of the firm’s newly-opened Singapore office.
Lye Thiam Koh has departed fund-of-funds Northgate Capital and taken up a new role as portfolio manager with the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) investment office.
SingTel Innov8, the corporate venture arm of Singapore telecoms giant SingTel, has led a $25 million Series B round of investment for US-based Bitglass, a provider of mobile cloud security solutions. Norwest Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates...
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has upped its exposure to private equity alongside bonds and emerging market equities for the year ended March, 2014, according its annual report.
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Southeast Asia’s emerging buyout opportunity represents a localization challenge for private equity firms as they try to distribute resources in order to maximize potential deal flow, industry participants told the AVCJ Singapore Forum.
Singapore-based online grocery store RedMart has raised a $23 million Series B round led by gaming firm Garena, with participation from SoftBank Ventures, Visionnaire Ventures and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sova, a Singapore start-up that provides a cloud-based WordPress hosting service, has secured $3 million in seed funding from undisclosed investors.
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.
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Singapore-based payment platform Fastacash has secured a $4 million Series B round of funding from Jagdish Chanrai, principal of Kewalram Chanria Group, and Golden Oriole Investments.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has joined Insight Venture Partners in its $752 million purchase of iParadigms, a US maker of anti-plagiarism software, from Warburg Pincus.
Alibaba Group has agreed to buy a 10.35% stake in Singapore Post (SingPost) for S$312.5 million ($249 million), becoming the second-largest shareholder in the national postal service provider.