Idein, a Japanese start-up focused on device-level data processing technology, also known as edge computing, has raised a JPY2 billion ($19.2 million) round featuring Global Brain.
Global Brain is investing via its third fund in partnership with Japan’s KDDI Corporation, which was set up in 2018 with JPY20 billion. Local investors Sojitz, Aisin Group, CTC Global, DG Ventures, and...
The imminent US listing of a Middle East and North Africa (MENA) media app via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is helping legitimize the region for Asian private equity.
Justin Ryan, a managing partner at Quadrant Private Equity and latterly head of the Australian firm’s growth strategy, is stepping back from day-to-day investment activity.
KKR has contributed JPY4 billion ($37 million) to a JPY6.6 billion funding round for Netstars, a Japanese QR code payment gateway operator. SIG and Lun Partners, a Hong Kong-based global financial technology investor, also took part.
Pine Labs, an India payments start-up backed by MasterCard, PayPal, and Sequoia Capital India, has acquired Fave, a Malaysian counterpart also backed by Sequoia India, for $45 million.