Estonian private equity firm BaltCap and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have launched a EUR100 million ($113 million) Europe-Asia cross-border VC fund with a focus on Japan.
The fund, known as NordicNinja, will be managed by JB Nordic Ventures, a 50-50 joint venture between BaltCap and JBIC IG Partners, which is itself a joint venture between JBIC and Japan’s Industrial...
Chinese gene therapy specialist Exegenesis Bio has received $20 million in Series B funding led by Legend Capital. It will be used to support clinical development of the company’s drug portfolio.
Alibaba Group has led a $300 million round for Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xpeng Motors. It comes barely two weeks after the company closed an extended Series C round of $500 million.
EDBI, the investment arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board, has invested in Vesta, a US-based fraud and payment technology start-up with ambitions to expand into Asia.
Hana Financial has invested KRW100 billion ($85 million) in a portfolio of Korean waste to energy (WTE) projects controlled by Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).