A drop-off in PE and VC technology investment in China in the second quarter of 2021 – widely linked to a multi-faceted regulatory crackdown on the sector – was to some extent counterbalanced by record levels of activity in India and Southeast Asia.
China absorbed about three-quarters of the capital that went into early and growth-stage rounds for technology Asia-based in the last three months of 2020 and nearly two-thirds in the first three of 2021....
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.