Chinese coffee shop chain Luckin Coffee has raised $150 million in an extended Series B round at a valuation of $2.9 billion. It was led by BlackRock, which committed $125 million to the deal.
The investment comes only three months after Luckin's Series B, which saw $200 million raised from three existing investors - GIC Private, Centurium Capital, Joy Capital - and new entrant China International...
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Fosun Group has agreed to invest RMB130 million ($18.4 million) in Pet Doctor, a Chinese one-stop pet services platform that supplies everything from software for pet hospitals to consultations for pet owners.
Japan Post Investment Corporation (JPIC) has backed a $33 million Series C round for Atonarp, a Tokyo-based molecular diagnostics systems developer that uses artificial intelligence (AI).
J.P. Gan (pictured), who spent 12 years with Qiming Venture Partners before striking out on his own earlier this year, has reached a first close of $163 million on his debut China fund.