Private equity-backed online real estate portal Fang.com has spun-out its property analytics and benchmarking system in what its CEO Yu Huang described as the first direct public offering (DPO) by a Chinese company in the US.
A total of 63.4 million American Depository Shares (ADS) in the new entity – China Index Holdings – were sold to existing investors in Fang Holdings, the parent of Fang.com. IDG Capital owns 15.2%...
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).