Viva Republica, operator of the Korean money transfer app Toss, has raised KRW 296bn (USD 225.5m) in series G funding from an investor group that includes Altos Ventures, Goodwater Capital, Greyhound Capital, and Kleiner Perkins.
The company sold 5.85m shares priced at KRW 50,500 apiece, according to a filing. The post-money valuation, based on the total number of issued shares disclosed in the filing, appears to be KRW 8.5trn...
Asian private equity has moved on from chasing momentum plays, with GPs increasingly pursuing opportunities where they have domain expertise and know they can add value, the AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum heard.
An emerging technology giant has imploded. Regulations are set to tighten. Investors hit pause but remain confident about the long-term outlook. Business as usual in crypto
Patrick Reid, a UK-based managing director for alternatives distribution management at Morgan Stanley, plots the future of themes around secondaries, longer holds, and hybrid approaches to PE
LionRock Capital is exiting Clarks to its majority partner, Li Ning-owned and Hong Kong-listed Viva China, having helped the struggling British shoe brand survive the pandemic