GIC Private has invested in Vietcombank through a joint deal with Mizuho Bank worth VND6.2 trillion ($265 million), underlining the strong interest among private and strategic investors in Vietnam’s financial sector.
Vietcombank issued 111.1 million new shares, the bulk of which went to GIC, according to a statement. The Singaporean sovereign wealth fund now holds a 2.55% stake. Mizuho participated in the transaction...
Xyb2b.com, a B2B platform that helps Chinese e-commerce companies source products from overseas, has completed an extended Series B round of funding worth $100 million.
Beijing Ubox Online Technology, a Chinese vending machine manager, has received RMB1.6 billion ($226 million) in funding from Ant Financial Services Group and Primavera Capital Group.
CITIC Capital has scaled up for its latest China fund, raising 75% more capital than in the previous vintage. The buyout-focused GP expects tighter liquidity to drive more corporate carve-outs
Tala, a US financial technology provider looking to expand its microlending operations in India, has raised a $110 million Series D round from a group including PayPal Ventures.