DCL Investments, a China-based distressed debt and special situations manager, is targeting around $500 million for its first US dollar-denominated fund, hoping to leverage renewed interest from foreign investors in this space.
The GP is also seeking RMB3 billion ($447 million) for its third renminbi vehicle and expects to reach a final close in the first half of the year, according to a source familiar with the situation. DCL...
Trax, a Singapore-based developer of retail computer vision and analytics solutions with several private equity backers, has acquired US-based shopping rewards app developer Shopkick for an undisclosed amount.
Chinese art education platform Yiqi Technology Group has raised $40 million in the first tranche of a Series C round led by Tencent Holdings. It is said to be the largest-ever funding round for a start-up in this space.
Australia’s Square Peg has secured two new superannuation fund backers for its second fund, which has closed at A$340 million ($237 million).
JD Logistics, the delivery unit of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, has reached a first close on a renminbi-denominated fund that invests in smart logistics and related technologies. The full target for the vehicle is RMB1.5 billion ($218 million).