Xingkeduo, a Chinese hair salon operator that specializes in fast-turnaround services, has raised RMB100 million ($14.5 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Shunwei Capital, China International Capital Corp, Hongdao Capital and Future Capital.
The proceeds will go towards expanding Xingkeduo’s store network, increasing brand awareness and upgrading its IT systems, said Wei Zhuang, the company’s founder and CEO, according to a Shunwei statement....
Private equity compensation rose across the board in Asia Pacific last year – a trend that is seen to reflect rising competition for talent as the number of firms and volume of capital in the region continues to grow.
Indian restaurant discovery and food delivery platform Zomato has raised $210 million from existing investor Ant Financial, the financial services affiliate of China’s Alibaba Group.
The Carlyle Group and Chinese healthcare services provider Meinian Onehealth have together invested in Adicon Holding, a local independent clinical laboratory (ICL) provider. Carlyle is now the company's single largest shareholder.
IDG Ventures India has changed its name to Chiratae Ventures to emphasize the firm’s identity as a backer of high-growth Indian start-ups with potential for global expansion.