Ajisen, Hina back Baidu’s online food-ordering platform
Ajisen Holdings, a Chinese fast casual restaurant chain operator, has teamed up with The Hina Group and its affiliate Hanking Group to invest up to $70 million in Baidu Takeout Delivery, an online food delivery ordering platform run by the Chinese search giant.
According to a filing, Ajisen Investments has agreed to commit $60 million to a PE fund managed by Hina and Hanking. The $10 million will be raised from other investors by the GP. All capital raised will...
VC investors primed for exit with China Youzan reorganisation
Hillhouse Capital and Matrix Partners China are set for liquidity events after China Youzan, an e-commerce software-as-a-service (SaaS) business listed in Hong Kong, agreed to take full control of its key subsidiary for HKD 2.6bn (USD 334.5m).
Goldman backs Japan taxi-hailing player Go
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has committed JPY 10bn (USD 75m) in Series D funding to Go Inc, operator of a Japan-based taxi-hailing app.
AVCJ daily bulletin returns May 29
AVCJ’s daily bulletin will not be published on May 26 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong.
Digital bank Tyme wins funding for SE Asia, Africa expansion
Tyme Group, an emerging markets-focused digital banking group with operations in the Philippines and South Africa, has raised USD 77.8m in pre-Series C funding. A portion of the proceeds will be used for expansion into other markets in Southeast Asia.