Bain Capital Private Equity has sweetened a tender offer initiated in January for Japan-listed printing and IT services provider Kosaido. The revised bid values the company at about JPY17.4 billion ($157 million).
Bain has agreed to buy all outstanding shares at JPY700 apiece, representing a 15% increase on the firm’s previous offer, which valued the company at JPY15.2 billion. Kosaido stock spiked 90% after the...
Australian graphic design start-up Canva has raised $70 million from investors including US-based General Catalyst and Bond Capital, the new vehicle of Silicon Valley veteran Mary Meeker. It values Canva at $2.5 billion.
India’s Everstone Group has hired Suresh Vaswani (pictured), a former executive at Wipro, Dell, and IBM, as a senior director focused on investments in information technology (IT).
Sanjieke, a China-based vocational training services provider, has raised an RMB130 million ($19 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Wu Capital.