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,...
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 |
OCBC Bank has launched a $100 million private equity fund under the Shanghai Qualified Foreign Limited Partner (QFLP) pilot program. The vehicle should make it easier for Singaporean lender to invest in domestic Chinese companies as it aims to develop...
Greater China | 09 Jan 2014 |
BlackRock-owned real estate investor MGPA has sold its stake in The Westin Singapore hotel to Japan’s Daisho Group for a reported S$468 million ($369 million).
Real estate | 02 Jan 2014 |
GIC Private, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, has acquired The Blackstone Group's 50% stake in 5 Broadgate (5BG), a London office building which is due for completion in 2015, for around GBP1.7 billion ($2.8 billion).
Real estate | 02 Jan 2014 |
Tech-focused private equity firm Silver Lake is investing another $1 billion in Singaporean chip maker Avago Technologies to help fund its $6.6 billion acquisition of LSI Corporation.
Technology | 17 Dec 2013 |
Digital magazine store and newsstand Magzter Inc. has raised a $10 million Series B round of funding from Singapore Press Holdings and existing investor Kalaari Capital.
Southeast Asia | 12 Dec 2013 |
KV Asia Capital has agreed to acquire Singapore-based Derma-Rx International Aesthetics (DIAL) from Indian skin care company Marico Kaya Enterprises. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed
South Asia | 03 Dec 2013 |
Carrier billing provider Coda Payments has raised $2.3 million in Series A funding from GMO Global Payment Fund, Rakuten Ventures, CyberAgent Ventures, and return backers Golden Gate Ventures and Skype co-founder Toivo Annus.
Southeast Asia | 03 Dec 2013 |
Temasek Holdings has made its first foray into India's Bollywood movie industry as Fullerton Fund Management - a unit of the Singapore sovereign fund - acquired a stake in local film distributor Eros International.
South Asia | 28 Nov 2013 |
Phillip Private Equity has led a $3 million Series B round for Singapore-based fashion shopping network Clozette.co, with participation from existing backers Walden International and several angel investors.
Southeast Asia | 25 Nov 2013 |
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