Lufax, a Chinese online lending and wealth management platform established by Ping An Insurance, has achieved a post-money valuation of $39.4 billion with the completion of the Series C funding round. It comes after the company was said to have postponed plans for a Hong Kong IPO.
Ping An revealed the valuation in its latest annual report. Xinying Chen, the company’s co-CEO, later confirmed that the $1.33 billion round featured the likes of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), All-Stars...
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.