Asia-focused infrastructure investor Equis Group has appointed Damian Secen, a former senior managing director at Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), as a partner in its Singapore office.
Secen spent nearly 18 years at Macquarie, working in its infrastructure funds and advisory businesses in Australia, Europe, Asia, and North America. He was most recently posted to the firm’s New York...
Pine Labs, an India payments start-up backed by MasterCard, PayPal, and Sequoia Capital India, has acquired Fave, a Malaysian counterpart also backed by Sequoia India, for $45 million.
Southeast Asia-focused ride hailing and local services platform Grab has agreed to go public in the US through a merger with a special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) at an enterprise valuation of $30.4 billion.
Lever VC, a Hong Kong-based food tech investor, has achieved a fourth close of $46 million on its debut fund, claiming 2.3x growth in the value of the portfolio since 2019.