US-based co-working space operator WeWork has acquired industry peer Naked Hub, which is backed by Hong Kong-based Gaw Capital Partners, as part of a continued expansion in China and Southeast Asia.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed but Bloomberg reported that it was worth about $400 million. Naked Hub was established in 2015 by Grant Horsfield and Delphine Yip-Horsfield as part of hospitality...
Kalihulian - a China-based digital logistics platform that offers an Uber-style service for cargo freight - has raised RMB100 million ($14 million) in Series A funding led by Sino-Ocean Capital, an investment arm of property developer Sino-Ocean Group.
Neuron Mobility, a Singapore-based e-scooter company, has secured a $18.5 million Series A round led by Australia’s Square Peg Capital and US-based GSR Ventures.
Vertex Ventures, a VC arm of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has received commitments of $180 million from Japanese investors for a fund-of-funds that will support its global portfolio of VC vehicles.
Private markets investors in Asia have outperformed their developed markets peers in four out of the last six years in terms of IRR, with the once substantial gap in median distributions also narrowing, according to analysis by Hamilton Lane.