SoftBank Vision Fund has promoted Sumer Juneja, who heads up its India investments, and Dennis Chang, a China-focused partner, to managing partner level.
They are two of four executives elevated to managing partner, alongside US-based Lydia Jett and Vikas Parekh. Jett, who leads e-commerce coverage and is board member of Korea’s Coupang and India’s...
Temasek Holdings, Cathay Capital Private Equity, and Haochen Capital have led a $55 million Series B round for WeNext Technology, a China-based 3D printing specialist.
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 has made a Series D investment of undisclosed size in Japan’s Soda, operator of sneaker reselling platform Snkr Dunk, at a valuation of JPY38 billion ($336 million).
Singapore’s LingoAce, a Chinese language learning app, has raised $105 million in Series C funding led by Sequoia Capital India. It comes within a year of a $55 million Series B.
CVC Capital Partners is supporting a proposed founder-led privatization of Hong Kong-listed gaming hardware and software provider Razer that values the business at HK$24.7 billion ($3.17 billion).