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 |
The Blackstone Group has opened an office in Singapore, extending its footprint into Southeast Asia. The move comes as global private equity firms place increased emphasis on the region.
Southeast Asia | 22 Oct 2013 |
Blumont Group has received $200 million in new funding from New York-based investment firm Platinum Partners, half of which will be used to buy convertible bonds in Australian copper miner Discovery Metals, previously a target of Chinese private equity...
PIPEs | 18 Oct 2013 |
Northstar Group has completed the acquisition of the Asia Pacific master franchise rights for property agency ERA from Hersing Corporation. It follows the Southeast Asia-focused GP's purchase of ERA franchise in Singapore from the same seller two months...
Real estate | 16 Oct 2013 |
Singapore-listed Chinese water treatment firm SIIC Environment will raise a total of S$260.2 million ($209 million) by selling new shares to investors including China Investment Corporation (CIC), RRJ Capital and CCBI International.
Greater China | 15 Oct 2013 |
Oaktree Capital Management and Singaporean shipping management firm Navig8 have agreed to form a shipping joint venture, Navig8 Chemical Tankers.
Investments | 11 Oct 2013 |
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has become an anchor investor in IFC Global Infrastructure Fund - a vehicle administered by the fund management arm of International Finance Corporation (IFC), IFC Asset Management Company (AMC) - which reached...
Southeast Asia | 10 Oct 2013 |
DCP Management has led the $20 million Series B round of funding for Amaranth Medical, a medical device manufacturer. Existing investors Bio*One Capital, Charter Life Sciences and Phillip Capital, as well as new entrant Venstar Capital, also participated....
Southeast Asia | 09 Oct 2013 |
Fastacash, a Singapore-based social payments platform, has raised a $3 million in Series A round from Jungle Ventures, Spring Seeds Capital and Hong Kong-based Funding the Future (FTF).
Southeast Asia | 08 Oct 2013 |
Singapore-based mobile game developer I Got Games (IGG), which is backed by IDG Technology Venture Investment and Temasek Holdings, intends to raise as much as HK$950 million ($123 million) through an IPO in Hong Kong.
Southeast Asia | 07 Oct 2013 |
Northstar Group, the Singapore-based private equity firm backed by TPG Capital, is looking to raise around $1 billion for its fourth fund, which will focus on Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asia | 03 Oct 2013 |
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