Geek+, a Chinese manufacturer of robots for use in logistics and warehousing, has closed its Series B round with $150 million in commitments. It is claimed to be the largest financing globally in the logistics robotics space and it takes Geek+’s valuation above $1 billion.
The company announced in July of last year that it had collected $60 million for the Series B, with Warburg Pincus taking the lead. Warburg Pincus’ overall contribution to the round has since risen to...
Swiggy, an Indian grocery delivery platform, has received $113 million in a Series I round led by Prosus Ventures, formerly known as Naspers Ventures and Food.
Sequoia Capital India has led a $32 million Series C round for Whatfix, an Indian software-as-a-service (SaaS) firm that helps enterprises increase digital adoption rates.
Suzanne Tavill, a Sydney-based managing director with StepStone Group, has been elevated to partner. It was one of four partner-level promotions made by the firm globally.
Minnesota State Board of Investment (SBI) is looking to commit $150 million to KKR’s fourth pan-Asian fund. This represents a step up from the $100 million it put into the manager’s previous vehicle.