Inagora - operator of an e-commerce platform that sells Japanese premium products to Chinese customers - has raised JPY5.3 billion ($48m) from SBI holdings, pharmacy chain Sugi Holdings and Xinjin Holding, the cross-border alternative investment arm of CITIC Group.
Founded in 2015, Inagora is responsible for Wandou Gongzhu - also known as Wonderful - a B2B2C platform similar to Alibaba Group’s Tmall. It serves as a channel through which Japanese brands can sell...
A91 Partners’ spinout from Sequoia Capital showcases the deepening networks of the Indian VC space and hints that more ecosystem growth is yet to come
Northstar Group, a Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm that counts Indonesia as its core market, is looking to raise $800 million for its fifth fund, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Jean Eric Salata, CEO of Baring Private Equity Asia, argues that a $6.5 billion fund is not too large for Asia – he wishes he’d raised more – and explains why size increasingly represents a competitive advantage
Indian scooter rental platform Bounce has raised $105 million in a Series D round led by Accel Partners and B Capital Group.