Stori, a Mexican digital bank founded by a team with China backgrounds, has raised $10 million in an extended tranche of Series A led by Source Code Capital and Bertelsmann Asia Investments (BAI). Existing investor Vision Plus Capital also participated.
Focusing on serving the lower-income population in Latin America, Stori has launched a credit card in Mexico. It can be applied and approved entirely online. Stori was co-founded by Bin Chen, a veteran...
China has imposed severe restrictions on private tutoring that appear to undermine the commercial viability of companies in the space, potentially making private equity investment unviable.
Best & Less Group (BLG), an Australian baby, kids and womenswear retailer, has raised A$60 million ($44 million) through a domestic IPO, facilitating a partial exit for majority owner Allegro Funds Group.
TransThera, a China-based drug developer, has raised $100 million in Series D funding led by CPE and China Structural Reform Fund.
B Capital Group has hired Sheila Patel, formerly the Singapore-based chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, as a vice president amid a concerted Asian expansion drive.