Tembusu Partners has committed S$7 million ($5.5 million) in seed funding to GNum, developer of a patent-pending technology that allows calls from PCs and handheld devices to be routed to a user’s mobile phone without the need to first download an app.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has taken a 4.6% stake in Jimmy Choo as the luxury shoemaker went public on the London Stock Exchange at a valuation of GBP546 million ($879 million).
Singapore-based start-up accelerator JFDI.Asia has launched the fifth batch of its program which will include 12 new companies.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private is said to have led a $150 million Series E round investment in US e-payments start-up Square.
Greater China and Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm Shaw Kwei & Partners has paid $17 million for a 60% stake in Singapore marine logistics firm Amos International.
Southern Capital Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in United Engineers’ Singapore-listed engineering and construction division for S$230.2 million ($180 million) in cash.
3i Group has exited LHi Technology – a medical equipment manufacturer bought from Baring Private Equity Asia in 2008 – to US-based Carlisle Companies for an enterprise valuation of around $195 million, claiming a 2.9x money multiple.
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has made a partial exit from Singapore-listed agriculture and energy supply chain manager Noble Group, generating proceeds of S$396 milion ($310.6 million).
Boyu Capital and several Chinese strategic investors have joined a consortium that has committed $2.5 billion to Global Logistic Properties (GLP), a Singapore-listed warehouse operator.
Spring Seeds Capital, an investment arm of government-backed Spring Singapore, has launched an initiative that could channel up to S$60 million ($47 million) into local medical technology start-ups.
Temasek Holdings has received approval from the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to acquire a stake in Intas Pharmaceuticals from ChrysCapital Partners.
KKR has completed the S$1.4 billion ($1.1 billion) acquisition of intermediate bulk container (IBC) manufacturer Goodpack. The company delisted from the Singapore Exchange on September 15.
Japanese seed investor Rebright Partners has led a $1.1 million funding round for Clean Mobility Singapore, the Singapore-based start-up behind car rental service Smove, with participation from 500 Startups and Wavemaker Pacific.
Singapore-based United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and Japan's ORIX Corp. (ORIX) have launched a mezzanine fund providing expansion capital to mid-sized companies in Southeast Asia.
Wavemaker Pacific and GMO Global Payment Fund have taken part in a Series A round of funding for Singapore's Red Dot Payment, an online payment solutions provider. The financial details were not disclosed.
Navis Capital Partners has completed two buyouts, acquiring Singapore-based pipe cladding manufacturer Cladtek and Australian casual dining chain operator and franchisor Dôme Coffees Australia.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has agreed to set up a joint venture with India's Brigade Group to focus on residential real estate investments.
India and Southeast Asia-focused GP Everstone has hired L. Brooks Entwistle,formerly of Goldman Sachs, as a partner and group CEO.
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.