Valuation corrections across the technology sector globally continue to undermine the Vision Fund series, resulting in parent company SoftBank Group posting its second consecutive quarterly loss and founder Masayoshi Son professing shame at hyping up big profits in the past.
The Vision Fund series – underpinned by a debut fund of USD 98.6bn raised largely from external investors and a USD 56bn successor vehicle entirely drawn from SoftBank’s balance sheet – recorded...
Japanese healthcare technology start-up Ubie has closed its Series C round on JPY6.3bn (USD 43.2m) with the latest tranche featuring PE-owned pharmacy chain operator Sogo Medical.
Specialist food and agriculture investor Proterra Investment Partners has agreed to invest in Aperion Bioenergy, a Singapore-based bioenergy producer that sources used cooking oil for feedstocks.
Dymon Asia Private Equity (DAPE) has closed its third Southeast Asia middle market private equity fund at a hard cap of USD 650m, beating a target of USD 550m.
Gamurs, a Sydney-headquartered media company specialising in gaming, e-sports, and entertainment, has secured USD 12m in Series A funding.