Food Runner, a Singapore-based food delivery company backed by Digital Media Partners, has acquired Philippines counterpart City Delivery.
Venture | 28 Feb 2014 |
Jungle Ventures has led a S$1.5 million ($1.2 million) round of funding for Crayong Data, a Singapore-based big data start-up, with participation from Spring Seeds Capital.
Southeast Asia | 20 Feb 2014 |
CITIC Private Equity has held talks about potentially increasing its stake in Singapore-listed portfolio company Biosensors International, the medical device maker said on Wednesday.
Greater China | 20 Feb 2014 |
CITIC Private Equity is said to be looking to buy full control of its Singapore-listed portfolio company Biosensors International, a medical device maker.
Greater China | 19 Feb 2014 |
Hopu Investment Management is part of a consortium that has agreed to invest $2.5 billion in Global Logistic Properties (GLP), a Singapore-listed warehouse operator with interests in China, Japan and Brazil.
Greater China | 19 Feb 2014 |
Fund administrators are seeing increased demand from GPs for back office services in Singapore. Hong Kong isn’t the definitive loser, but the territory’s lack of tax and regulatory certainty for PE is a factor
Advisory | 19 Feb 2014 |
Alibaba Group, Temasek Holdings and existing backer Qiming Venture Partners have invested $100 million in a Series B round of funding for TutorGroup, a China-based online education service provider.
Greater China | 17 Feb 2014 |
Klinify, a Singapore-based electronic medical records management service provider, has received S$770,000 ($604,000) in seed funding round led by Jungle Ventures.
Southeast Asia | 05 Feb 2014 |
Rocket Internet’s price comparison platform, PricePanda, has raised $3 million from German retailer Tengelmann Group to expand its Southeast Asia footprint. It currently operates in Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore.
Southeast Asia | 28 Jan 2014 |
Luminor Capital, a Singapore-based private equity firm, has invested CHF5.5 million ($6.1 million)in Switzerland's Next Generation Finance Invest (NGFI).
Technology | 24 Jan 2014 |
RedMart, an online grocery service based in Singapore, has raised a $5.4 million round of funding led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. Other investors in the bridge round included JFDI.Asia co-founder Meng Weng Wong, The Lo & Behold Group founder...
Consumer | 23 Jan 2014 |
Grant Kelley, head of Apollo Global Management’s Asia Pacific real estate business, has joined listed Singapore property developer City Developments (CDL) as CEO.
People | 17 Jan 2014 |
Microsoft Ventures, a corporate VC arm of Microsoft, has selected 19 Asian companies for the fourth batch of start-ups entering its Beijing-based accelerator program.
Greater China | 16 Jan 2014 |
Amaranth Medical, a medical device manufacturer backed by Singapore’s Bio*One Capital and Phillip Private Equity, has received a Series C round of funding from US-listed Boston Scientific.
Venture | 15 Jan 2014 |
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As investor's confidence in the domestic economy is restored, Taiwan's private equity sector players are anticipating a long-awaited upswing in activity, especially with a more transparent and open regulatory environment to revive growth. Positive signals from the government include the new M&A regulation, which will add on protection of minority shareholders upon its launch. The National Development Fund has also injected billions of cash into local funds in an effort to support industrial innovation.
20 November 2014, The Westin Hotel, Taipei
With the empathic and historic victory of Narendra Modi at the recent elections in India, the market confidence has improved significantly. Until recently, India was mentioned in financial markets only in a negative light given the enormous potential and lack of delivery. Difficulties in exiting, arbitrary taxation and poor governance are just some of the chronic problems deterring investors.
Discover what repercussions the latest political developments will have on the private equity industry, the outlook for the next wave of fundraising, where GPs expect to source exits and the best way forward for existing and potential investors.
2-3 December 2014, Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai