Pre-pandemic, it was unclear whether China’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry could achieve monetization. Much has changed since then, says Yipin Ng, co-founder and managing partner of Yunqi Partners
Q: There was a lot of hype around SaaS before COVID-19. What has changed since then? A: COVID-19 has acted as an accelerator, essentially speeding up SaaS adoption – just look at the popularity of...
China has imposed severe restrictions on private tutoring that appear to undermine the commercial viability of companies in the space, potentially making private equity investment unviable.
Best & Less Group (BLG), an Australian baby, kids and womenswear retailer, has raised A$60 million ($44 million) through a domestic IPO, facilitating a partial exit for majority owner Allegro Funds Group.
TransThera, a China-based drug developer, has raised $100 million in Series D funding led by CPE and China Structural Reform Fund.
B Capital Group has hired Sheila Patel, formerly the Singapore-based chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, as a vice president amid a concerted Asian expansion drive.