Financial technology player Quona's $203 million second fund is expected to feature more early-stage rounds, more 'adjacency' plays in previously inaccessible segments, and more start-ups outside of India and Indonesia
Ganesh Rengaswamy, a co-founding partner of specialist financial technology investor Quona, observes that his sector is now in vogue. Due to a rising awareness of the sector’s potential, policy-driven...
KKR has offered to acquire up to 9% of First Gen Corporation, a power plant operator in the Philippines, for PHP7.29 billion ($144 million).
Japan’s Beyond Next Ventures has led a JPY800 billion ($7.4 million) Series A round for local cell-based agricultural technology specialist IntegriCulture.
Chinese drug developer Jiangsu Atom Bioscience & Pharmaceutical has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Sequoia Capital China and Hong Kong-listed Livzon Pharmaceutical Group.
Hillhouse Capital has led an extended Series A round of funding worth $50 million for Deepexi, a Chinese start-up that provides a suite of smart data services to enterprise customers.