Huohua Siwei, a China-based children's online education platform specializing in mathematics and science, has raised $100 million in the second tranche of the Series E round.
Tencent Holdings took the lead, with other commitments coming from The Carlyle Group as well as K-12 online education business Yuanfudao. It brings Huohua’s total funding to $440 million. KKR led...
Bertelsmann India Investments has earmarked USD 500m, provided by its eponymous German parent, for investment in local start-ups. The VC unit’s total deployment since its launch in 2013 is USD 285m.
UK-headquartered incubator Entrepreneur First (EF) has raised USD 158m, targeted in part at investment in Southeast Asian start-ups and expanding its reach in the region.
CDH Investments has agreed to sell New Zealand-based supplements manufacturer The Better Health Company (TBHC) to Nestlé Health Science for an undisclosed sum.
India and Southeast Asia-focused Panthera Growth Partners has reached a first close on its second fund with commitments amounting to more than half the overall target of USD 250m.