Applied Materials, which agreed to acquire Japanese semiconductor industry supplier Kokusai Electric from KKR 18 months ago, has increased its offer for the company from $2.2 billion to $3.5 billion.
US-listed Applied had expected the deal to close by the end of 2020. The deadline has now been extended to March, allowing more time to secure regulatory clearance from the Chinese authorities, according...
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.