Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has led a $50 million Series D round for Astroscale, a Singaporean space technology company focused on orbital debris removal.
Other participants included SBI Investment and Mitsubishi Estate. The capital will be used to boost equipment production and R&D in Japan, as well as to upgrade and expand existing ground control operations. ...
Singapore’s Openspace Ventures has hired Jessica Huang Pouleur (pictured), formerly of Providence Equity Partners and latterly head of Asia M&A for The Walt Disney Company, as an executive director.
The Blackstone Group has made a partial exit from Indian packaging manufacturer Essel Propack (EPL) – which provides the tubes to 40% of the world’s toothpaste – generating proceeds of INR18.6 billion ($253.4 million).
Increased climate change awareness on a corporate level is leading to more investment – either direct or through funds – in start-ups that offer mitigation solutions. Asia is a key geography
Healthcare-focused Panacea Venture has led a $40 million Series C round for China’s XWPharma, a neurobiology-focused biotech developer previously known as XW Laboratories.