L’Oréal will support the second fund being raised by Cathay Innovation, the VC affiliate of Cathay Capital Private Equity. The company wants to build ties to the beauty tech start-up ecosystem in China, its second-largest market.
The fund has a target of EUR500 million ($555 million) and reached a first close of EUR320 million in June. A final close is imminent, according to a source familiar with the situation. L’Oréal...
Singapore-based start-up incubator Antler will launch operations in India later in the year and plans to raise upto $50 million to invest in start-ups in the country.
Genor Biopharma, a Shanghai-based innovative drug developer, has raised $160 million in Series B funding led by Hillhouse Capital.
Fullerton India Credit (FICC), an Indian non-banking financial company (NBFC) owned by Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has raised INR7.5 billion ($100 million) in funding from its parent.
Beam, a Singapore-headquartered ride-sharing platform for e-scooters, has raised $26 million in a Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and Hana Ventures.