The board of Singapore-listed medical devices manufacturer Biosensors International has accepted a buyout offer from CITIC Private Equity that values the company at approximately S$1.4 billion ($996 million).
EDBI, the corporate investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board, has joined a Series C round of funding for US-based online education provider Coursera.
CITIC Private Equity has submitted a buyout offer for Biosensors International, a Singapore-listed medical devices manufacturer in which it already holds close to a 20% stake.
US venture capital firm Formation 8 has led a $15 million Series A round for Singapore-based on-demand grocery delivery start-up Honestbee.
Singapore Post buys TradeGlobal from Bregal Sagemount as part of a push from traditional mail delivery and into global e-commerce
Singapore Post (SingPost) has bought US-based online commerce provider TradeGlobal from its private equity backer Bregal Sagemount for $169 million.
Singapore has easily surpassed Hong Kong in terms of venture capital investment for the last four years, but that data should be assessed in the context of wider industry dynamics
Former Monk's Hill Ventures partner Stefan Jung has announced the launch of Venturra Capital, a new Southeast Asia-focused VC fund backed by the Lippo Group.
Golden Gate Ventures has led a S$4.7 million ($3.3 million) Series A round for HipVan, a Singapore-based online store for designer furniture.
Singapore-based personal finance portal MoneySmart has raised S$2.8 million ($2 million) in a Series A round led by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) Media Fund, with participation by Convergence Ventures, OPT SEA and Golden Gate Ventures.
Vertex Venture Holdings will use its new $600 million allocation from Temasek Holdings to invest in Vertex family funds across the US, Israel and China
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Vertex Ventures, the VC arm of Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has received $600 million from its parent to invest in start-ups in China, the US and Israel.
Singapore media conglomerate MediaCorp will take an equity stake in VC-backed French skincare brand Crème Simon in return for providing the company with advertising services.
Singapore wants local companies to set up VC funds as a means of cultivating start-ups in a wider variety of areas. Can the right balance be struck between innovation and corporate agendas?
Singapore's National Research Foundation (NRF) will commit S$40 million ($28 million) to local venture capital funds through the third installment of its Early Stage Venture Fund (ESVF).
Cisco Investments has committed $10 million to Monk's Hill Ventures' latest Southeast Asia-focused venture capital fund.
Shaw Kwei & Partners has submitted a buyout offer for Chosen Holdings, a manufacturer of plastic components commonly used in consumer electronics, cars and medical devices, that values the Singapore-listed company at approximately $68 million ($48 million).
Patrick Siewert, the representative of The Carlyle Group on the board of China Fishery Group, has stepped down from the board.
Denham Capital has partnered with Singapore-based power management company Nexif to form an investment platform that will commit more than $200 million to energy projects in Southeast Asia.
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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).
IntelligenceNODE, a retail-oriented big data analytics start-up based in India, has raised a $4 million Series A round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Orios Venture Partners.