Yunfeng Capital, Shang Qi Capital, and China’s State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) have participated in a first round of funding worth more than RMB1.6 billion ($234 million) for Banma Network Technologies, a smart car joint venture established by Alibaba Group and SAIC Motor.
Alibaba and SAIC teamed up to develop internet-enabled vehicles – which use internet-of-things (IoT) technology to improve the driving experience, from syncing cars and smart phones to providing intelligent...
Tencent Holdings and Meituan-Dianping have led a $200 million Series D funding round for business-to-business (B2B) online liquor trading platform Yijiupi.
Samara Capital has agreed to buy Aditya Birla Retail (ABRL), the retail arm of India’s Aditya Birla Group, for an undisclosed amount.
AGIC Capital, a private equity firm focused on cross-border investments, has exited its stake in Italian robotics supplier Gimatic to US-based industrial products manufacturer Barnes Group for EUR370 million ($436 million) in cash.
Shunwei Capital has led an RMB160 million ($23 million) Series B round of funding for Rokae, a Chinese industrial robotics developer, with participation from GSR Capital, THG Ventures and Plum Ventures.