Baring Private Equity Asia has agreed a restructuring of Cath Kidston, a UK lifestyle retailer it has backed since 2014, under which the company has entered administration and will reemerge as a smaller business.
All 60 Cath Kidston stores in the UK will be closed with the loss of approximately 900 jobs. Most of these employees had already been furloughed under a government scheme that supports businesses unable...
Tuya, a Chinese software platform for internet-of-things (IoT) systems that mainly offers platform-as-a-service (PaaS) products is pursuing a US IPO.
Australian online human resources services start-up Employment Hero has raised A$45 million ($35 million) in Series D funding led by domestic recruitment business Seek.
Singapore-based Next Gen, which markets a vegetarian chicken brand called Tindle, has raised $10 million in what is being called the largest-ever seed round in the food tech space.
Pakistan-focused VC firm Indus Valley Capital has raised $17.5 million for its debut fund focused on early-stage start-ups. The initial target was $15 million.