Meituan-Dianping's acquisition of Mobike means stellar returns for some of the early investors in the Chinese company - and more layers of intrigue in the competitive dynamic between Alibaba Group and Tencent Holdings
Mobike and Ofo together control over 90% of China’s bike-sharing industry but are engaged in a battle for market share that has them spending money on new bikes rather than pursuing profitability. After...
The Carlyle Group has applied for regulatory approval to acquire a 26% stake in Taiwan-based sushi chain Zhengxian, also known as Sushi Express.
Hong Kong-based insurer FWD Group and Malaysia’s Artem Ventures have set up a MYR 45m (USD 10.2m) VC fund focused on insurance technology and Islamic financial technology in Malaysia.
DeHaat, which claims to be India’s largest full-stack agricultural technology platform, has closed its Series E round on USD 60m. Sofina and Temasek Holdings were the lead investors.
Temasek Holdings has launched an internal review into the circumstances that led to its investment in collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, but Singapore’s deputy prime minister refused to criticise the organisation’s governance structures.