Singapore should make it easier for venture capital firms to establish themselves locally and take steps to attract more private equity investors to the country as part of efforts to fill the funding gap, a government-appointed panel has recommended.
The investment arm of Singapore's Economic Development Board (EDBI) and B Capital Group have led a $25 million Series B funding round for Singaporean health technology start-up CXA Group.
Investec Bank has led a $19.5 million funding round for Trax Image Recognition, a Singapore-based company that uses visual technology to support manufacturers and retailers.
Global Logistic Properties (GLP), a Singapore-listed warehouse operator with a $40 billion portfolio – over half of which is based in China – has confirmed the receipt of multiple buyout offers.
Latitude Technologies (Latipay), a New Zealand-based financial technology company that helps e-commerce players target Chinese consumers, has raised NZ$4.1 million ($3 million) from a group of investors including Singapore’s Jubilee Capital.
E-Shang Redwood (ESR), a pan-Asian logistics services company backed by Warburg Pincus, has moved into Southeast Asia with an agreement to buy 80% of Cambridge Industrial Trust (CIT), a Singapore real estate investment trust (REIT) with assets worth S$1.4...
CDH investments has acquired Tembusu Partners' stake in Ednovation and will commit more capital for a controlling position as it supports the Singapore pre-school operator's China expansion
INSEADAlum Ventures, a seed-stage investor focused exclusively on INSEAD alumni, has raised its debut fund from a group of graduates keen to give back to the school where they got their start
CDH Investments has acquired a 36% stake in Ednovation, a Singapore-based operator of pre-schools in Southeast Asia and China, from Tembusu Partners in a deal said to be worth more than S$50 million ($35 million).
Singapore-based private investment group Marvelstone has launched a venture capital arm that will focus on companies developing smart city technologies.
Singapore-based East Ventures has raised $27.5 million for a fund that will invest in early-stage technology companies in Southeast Asia.
INSEADAlum Ventures (IAV), the Singapore-based VC arm of international business school operator INSEAD, has launched a seed fund dedicated to its alumni and faculty networks across Europe and Asia.
Singapore’s GIC Private has teamed up with China’s Tencent Holdings and NavInfo – a digital maps and location services provider backed by Tencent – to acquire a 10% stake in Here, a US-headquartered open location company.
GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, is set to take a minority stake in New York-listed IT services provider Neustar as part of a take-private led by US-based Golden Gate Capital that values the company at $2.9 billion.
Southeast Asia-focused ride-hailing app operator Grab has agreed to a strategic partnership with Honda that will include an investment from the car maker.
William Klippgen, founder of Singapore’s InseadAlum Ventures, and Michael Blakey, director of UK-based Avonmore Developments have set up Cocoon Capital, a Singapore firm with a S$10 million ($7.1 million) debut seed fund targeting Southeast Asia and...
Jungle Ventures' latest fund aims to help start-ups in Southeast Asia reach their potential through cross-border collaboration
Singapore-based Jungle Ventures has reached a final close of $100 million on its second fund, which will target Southeast Asian technology start-ups.
Singapore’s Leonie Hill Capital is backing a $200 million venture fund for the aviation and aerospace industry alongside US-based Starburst Accelerator.
Singapore-based private equity firm Tembusu Partners has teamed up with Shengdong Pang, founder of Chinese start-ups 2345.com and 51.com, to build ties between nascent software companies in China and Southeast Asia.
Vertex Ventures, the VC arm of Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has led a $5.5 million seed round for Singapore-based co-working space developer Spacemob.
Singapore’s GIC Private has promoted Chow-Kiat Lim, currently its group chief investment officer, to the post of CEO, replacing Siong-Guan Lim, who will retire.
Hong Kong introduced legislation intended to give private equity investors greater tax certainty, but the implementation guidelines have moved it further from this goal. The implications could be wide-ranging
Sequoia Capital China has led a Series C round of funding for Singapore-based Patsnap, a web-based intellectual property analytics and management software developer.