Affinity Equity Partners has more than doubled its money on Virgin Australia’s frequent flyer business, having agreed to sell back a 35% stake to the parent company for A$700 million ($480 million).
The GP invested A$336 million in Velocity Frequent Flyer in 2014 with the airline retaining 65%. The deal came as Virgin Australia was looking for ways to shore up its balance sheet. In July, the airline...
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Gojek and Tokopedia, two of Indonesia’s best-funded technology start-ups, have completed a merger, forming what they claim is the largest mobile on-demand services and payments platform in Southeast Asia.
DCL Investments, one of China’s first private equity firms to focus on distressed assets, is looking to raise RMB3 billion ($466 million) for its latest renminbi-denominated fund.
Japanese microsatellite developer Axelspace has raised JPY2.6 billion ($24 million) in Series C funding from a group of domestic VCs, including Sparx Group.