SeaLink Capital Partners has led a INR2 billion ($29 million) investment in Indian maternal and pediatric hospital chain Surya Children’s Medicare, providing an exit for OrbiMed Advisors.
Chinese B2B pharmaceutical trading and education platform Yaoshibang has received RMB420 million ($65 million) in Series C funding across two tranches.
PatSnap, a cloud-based intellectual property analytics and management software developer based in the UK and Singapore with more than half of its clients in China, has raised a $38 million Series D round led by Shunwei Capital and Sequoia Capital.
Yitu Technology, a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up that is developing solutions for machine vision, listening and understanding, has raised $200 million in Series C-plus funding.
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corporation will contribute $1 billion as the lead investor in the latest round of funding for Southeast Asia-focused ride-hailing business Grab. The commitment – the largest-ever made by an automaker in the ride-hailing industry...
Capital Group Private Markets (CGPM) has joined GP Capital to invest in Jinxin Healthcare, the maternity care division of Chinese hospital operator Chengdu Jinxin Healthcare Investment Management Group (Jinxin Group).
Byton, a China-based manufacturer of smart electric cars backed by Legend Capital, has secured a $500 million Series B funding round from a group of domestic strategic investors.
CapitalG, the investment arm of Google's parent company Alphabet, has led a INR1.5 billion ($21.8 million) Series C round for Aye Finance, an Indian microfinance institution (MFI) focused on small businesses.
Jenny Wu, a managing partner at Baidu Capital, discusses growth stage investment in artificial intelligence
The Oman India Joint Investment Fund (OIJIF), an India-focused GP sponsored by the governments of India and Oman, has invested INR 1.6 billion ($23 million) in microlender Annapurna Microfinance (AMPL).
Ant Financial, Alibaba Group’s financial services affiliate, has raised $14 billion in Series C funding from investors including GIC Private, Warburg Pincus, The Carlyle Group, Silver Lake, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).
Two Chinese online used car trading platforms – Chezhibao and Tiantian Paiche (TTP) – have received a combined $225 million in funding, continuing the flood of private capital into the space.
Hong Kong-based VC firm Mandra Capital and Sina Corporation have led a $103 million funding round for Chinese financial technology platform Pintec.
Tiger Global Management has led a $70 million Series B-plus funding round for Chinese start-up Danke Apartment, operator of an online platform that connects landlords with long-term rental tenants.
Chinese media platform operator YY has led a Series D round for Bigo Live, a Singapore-based video streaming company backed by Ping An Insurance, with a $272 million commitment.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) and Singapore family office Kamet Capital Partners have invested $60 million in Asia telecom player MyRepublic.
Shopal’s cross-border marketing ambitions and Cathay Capital’s Sino-French investment history have proven to be a strong match for tackling the expanding Chinese high-end consumer market
Greenko Energy, an Indian renewable energy producer owned by the Singapore sovereign wealth fund, GIC Private, has raised $447 million primarily from GIC and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).
Mekong Capital has invested an undisclosed amount in Vietnamese mattress and bedding retailer Vua Nem to support its expansion.
VIG Partners has agreed to pay KRW137.5 billion ($129 million) for an approximately 42% stake in Korean beauty contact lens and fashion sunglasses retailer Star Vision.
SoftBank Ventures Korea (SBVK) has co-led a $20 million Series A round for EV Hive, an Indonesian co-working space operator that spun out from East Ventures last year, alongside H&CK Partners and Tigris Investment, both of which are also based in South...
Ant Financial, Alibaba Group’s financial services affiliate, has led a RMB2.1 billion ($321 million) investment in Youon Bike, the listed parent of China-based bike-sharing operator Hellobike.
Sequoia Capital China, CDH Investments, and Yunfeng Capital have provided more than $100 million in Series A funding to ZTO Freight, an affiliate of US-listed Chinese delivery company ZTO Express.
Warburg Pincus has agreed to acquire a 26% interest in IndiaFirst Life Insurance from UK-based Legal & General Group for INR7.1 billion ($106 million).