Alibaba Group’s online payment platform Alipay and IPV Capital have invested $12 million in a Series B round for V-key, a Singapore and US-based start-up specializing in mobile security...
Greater China | 18 Nov 2014 |
Innovation hubs have traditionally been defined by the size of their immediately addressable market. But with better access to capital, information and technology, some Asian jurisdictions are going global
Venture | 05 Nov 2014 |
Singapore-based early stage VC Wavemaker Pacific - a member of the DFJ Global Network - has appointed two tech entrepreneurs, Dennis Goh and Nix Nolledo, to its investment team.
Southeast Asia | 30 Oct 2014 |
Infocomm Investments, a VC arm of the Singapore government-backed Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), has opened an office in London, its second overseas base after Silicon Valley.
Southeast Asia | 23 Oct 2014 |
As co-founder of Singapore-based JFDI.Asia, Hugh Mason has been at the vanguard of the Asia tech accelerator movement since 2010. But his record as an entrepreneur and innovator goes back further
Southeast Asia | 22 Oct 2014
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.
Early stage | 21 Oct 2014 |
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).
Consumer | 20 Oct 2014 |
Singapore-based start-up accelerator JFDI.Asia has launched the fifth batch of its program which will include 12 new companies.
Early stage | 17 Oct 2014 |
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.
North America | 08 Oct 2014 |
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.
Southeast Asia | 06 Oct 2014 |
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.
Buyouts | 06 Oct 2014 |
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.
Exits | 03 Oct 2014 |
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).
Greater China | 03 Oct 2014 |
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.
Greater China | 26 Sep 2014 |
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