Temasek Holdings is apparently not interested in joining a Silver Lake-led consortium that is looking to privatize Dell. Media reports have claimed that the Singapore sovereign wealth fund...
Buyouts | 18 Jan 2013 |
SingTel Innov8 and Optus have launched a second round of funding for Australian start-ups under the companies’ Innov8 seed program.
Australasia | 17 Jan 2013 |
BookAdSpace, an online platform for buying and selling physical advertising space, has received angel funding from Aakrit Vaish, the director of Flurry India, and Mitesh Sampat, the vice-president of product strategy at Quova.
South Asia | 15 Jan 2013 |
DCM has provided an undisclosed amount in Series A funding to Cmune, a China-based developer of 3D social games. The company is best known for UberStrike, which claims to the most popular first-person-shooter game on Facebook with 1.4 million monthly...
Venture | 14 Jan 2013 |
Accel Partners has led a $12.3 million round of Series C funding in ScaleArc, a database infrastructure software company founded by Mumbai entrepreneur Varun Singh.
Expansion | 14 Jan 2013 |
CVC Capital Partners is reportedly in exclusive talks to buy a majority stake in SPi Global Holdings from Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT). The deal is worth about $320 million including debt.
Buyouts | 11 Jan 2013 |
Matrix Partners India has led the first institutional round of funding in Mswipe Technologies, a mobile payment services provider based in Mumbai.
South Asia | 10 Jan 2013 |
Indian mobile ad network InMobi has acquired Overlay Media, a UK developer of “content aware” computing technologies.
South Asia | 09 Jan 2013 |
Xiaozhu.com and Mayi.con, two competing Chinese websites specializing in short-term room rentals, have each secured $10 million in VC funding.
Technology | 08 Jan 2013 |
Gree Ventures, the VC arm of social Japanese social networking giant Gree, has completed its third investment in Indonesia, providing a Series A round of funding to fashion-focused e-commerce start-up Berrybenka. The size of the investment was not disclosed....
Venture | 04 Jan 2013 |
When ZTE decided to divest Shenzhen ZTE Netview Technology (ZNV), a subsidiary focused on power and environment monitoring and video surveillance, it wanted to act quickly. Unitas Capital was up to the task, overcoming rival bids from several financial...
Buyouts | 03 Jan 2013 |
Venture capital investors targeting the mobile and social media space are only as good as their understanding of the consumer habits and technologies that underpin industry trends
Venture | 03 Jan 2013 |
Unitas Capital has taken a controlling interest in Shenzhen ZTE Netview Technology (ZNV), a subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed tech company ZTE Corporation, for RMB1.3 billion ($208 million). The transaction came out of ZTE’s broader program to divest non-core...
Buyouts | 02 Jan 2013 |
Advantage Partners has acquired Sanyo Electric’s digital camera unit. Panasonic, which took control of its former competitor in 2009 in a JPY400 billion ($4.6 billion) acquisition, said it chose to do business with Advantage because of the private equity...
Buyouts | 28 Dec 2012 |
Venture capital-focused law firm Wilson Sonsini has opened an office in Beijing, enlarging a Greater China footprint that already takes in Shanghai and Hong Kong. The office is led by Kefei Li, a partner with the firm. He reports to Weiheng Chen, the...
Venture | 20 Dec 2012 |
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