Japan-based news app SmartNews has closed its Series E round at $92 million with contributions from Japan Post Capital and Globis Capital Partners.
Local private equity firm ACA Investments and strategic investors Dentsu and Hakuhodo DY Group also participated. Finalization of the round comes after an initial investment of around $29 million in August...
Shanghai Kechow Pharma, a Chinese small molecule targeted drug developer, has raised a $45 million Series C round led by Decheng Capital.
Kurt Bjorklund, a co-managing partner at Permira, explains how a sector-focused investment style is becoming indispensable in Asia’s competitive and disruption-prone markets
Baibu, a Chinese B2B trading and services platform for the textiles and fabrics industry, has raised a $300 million Series D round led by DST Global.
Food delivery start-up Delivery Hero has agreed to acquire Korean peer Woowa Brothers in a deal that values the target at $4 billion and will facilitate exits for several private equity investors.