Radish, a Korea and US-based mobile fiction platform, will be acquired by a unit of Kakao Corporation for $440 million. Its backers include SoftBank Ventures Asia and Kakao.
The company is being acquired alongside industry peer Tapas Media, which is based solely in the US. The Tapas deal is worth $510 million. Both deals are intended to help Kakao expand its original content...
Bond, a US-based technology investment firm established by Silicon Valley stalwart Mary Meeker, has led a AUD 60m (USD 43m) Series C round for Australian telehealth platform Eucalyptus.
KKR has invested USD 45m in GrowSari, a Philippines-based company that helps micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) take their retail operations online.
WestBridge Capital has led an approximately USD 29m Series B round for Indian small business financial technology provider Vyapar. The company is now valued at around USD 118m.
EQT has sold Elevate, a Hong Kong-based environment, social, and governance (ESG) and supply chain services provider it has backed since 2016, to LRQA, a larger peer in the assurance space.