The Indian government-backed National Investment & Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) has teamed up with Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) to launch a platform that will invest up to $2 billion in local toll road projects.
The platform will bid on projects under the toll-operate-transfer (TOT) model, under which the government awards private-sector bidders toll collection rights and maintenance obligations for 30 years....
Temasek Holdings, Cathay Capital Private Equity, and Haochen Capital have led a $55 million Series B round for WeNext Technology, a China-based 3D printing specialist.
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 has made a Series D investment of undisclosed size in Japan’s Soda, operator of sneaker reselling platform Snkr Dunk, at a valuation of JPY38 billion ($336 million).
Singapore’s LingoAce, a Chinese language learning app, has raised $105 million in Series C funding led by Sequoia Capital India. It comes within a year of a $55 million Series B.
CVC Capital Partners is supporting a proposed founder-led privatization of Hong Kong-listed gaming hardware and software provider Razer that values the business at HK$24.7 billion ($3.17 billion).