IMS New Media Group, a Chinese social media marketing firm, has raised a RMB600 million ($90 million) Series C round of funding across two tranches, with participation by SAIF Partners, Morgan Stanley, and social media platform Sina Weibo.
CSC Financial, China Merchant Bank, Qiushi Investment and Winshare PE also contributed capital. Following the investment, Weibo CEO Gaofei Wang joined IMS’ board, a statement said. Formerly known as...
BGH Capital has invested an undisclosed sum in TripADeal, an online travel agent that caters to the Australia and New Zealand markets.
Singapore’s Openspace Ventures has hired Jessica Huang Pouleur (pictured), formerly of Providence Equity Partners and latterly head of Asia M&A for The Walt Disney Company, as an executive director.
The Blackstone Group has made a partial exit from Indian packaging manufacturer Essel Propack (EPL) – which provides the tubes to 40% of the world’s toothpaste – generating proceeds of INR18.6 billion ($253.4 million).
Increased climate change awareness on a corporate level is leading to more investment – either direct or through funds – in start-ups that offer mitigation solutions. Asia is a key geography