Alibaba Group has merged Ele.me, a China-focused food delivery platform that it acquired earlier this year, with its local services platform Koubei. The combined platform has raised $3 billion from investors including Alibaba and SoftBank Group.
According to Alibaba’s quarterly financial results, the merger is aimed at creating a comprehensive local services offering that can leverage the power of Alibaba’s corporate ecosystem and business...
New Horizon Health, a China-based manufacturer of cancer testing kits for use at home, has raised $30 million in a Series E round of funding led by Rock Springs Capital.
Shanghai-based Yingke Private Equity has closed its latest renminbi-denominated fund with commitments of RMB2 billion ($286 million), primarily from insurers and other financial institutions.
Google will launch a INR750 billion ($10 billion) fund to make equity, operational, infrastructure and ecosystem investments that seek to increase the pace of digitization in India.
Asia private equity fundraising rebounded from a seven-year low in the first quarter of the year to reach $24 billion for April through June, but commitments were concentrated on a handful of managers.