Black Sesame Technologies, a China-based chipmaker specializing in autonomous driving applications, has raised several hundred million dollars through two funding rounds at a valuation of $2 billion.
Nreal, a Chinese manufacturer of advanced artificial reality (AR) glasses that resemble normal sunglasses, has raised a Series C of $100 million led by Nio Capital, Yunfeng Capital, and Hongtai Capital.
China-focused private equity firm FountainVest Partners has agreed to buy Ziwi, New Zealand’s leading exporter of pet food.
Hai Robotics, a China-based manufacturer of robots used in warehouses, has raised approximately $200 million across two funding rounds.
Hong Kong-based Airwallex has raised a $200 million Series E round led by Lone Pine Capital at a valuation of $4 billion. A $300 million Series D in March valued the company at $2.6 billion.
COVID-19 crippled demand for restaurant service robots, so China’s Keenon Robotics pivoted towards hospitals. It has $200 million in Series D funding to target new application scenarios
The debut fund from Hong Kong’s Lever VC has tapped an infection point in global demand for food innovation. A mix of motivators for entering this space makes the hype feel less like a bubble
Deeproute.ai has risen from the ashes of China-based autonomous driving specialist Roadstar.ai, backed by some of the same investors. Now Alibaba Group has given the company its endorsement
DeltaHealth, a China-based cardiovascular care chain established by Eight Roads, has raised $100 million in funding led by Hong Kong-listed conglomerate Swire Pacific.
XTransfer, a China-based cross-border payment services provider, has raised $138 million in Series D funding led by US-based D1 Capital Partners. Existing investors also took part in the round.
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEx) has proposed rules for IPOs by special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), admitting they are more stringent than the US system, but noting the need for more safeguards in a relatively retail investor-heavy market.
A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) backed by Homer Sun, former CIO of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA), has agreed a $2.35 billion merger with Taiwan-based electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro.
China-based service robot manufacturer Keenon Robotics has raised $200 million in a Series D round led by Softbank Vision Fund 2.
Hong Kong-based genetic testing business Prenetics has agreed to merge with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Adrian Cheng, scion of local property developer New World Development and managing partner of C Ventures, at an enterprise...
Drawing on his experiences as a top executive at Alibaba Group, David Wei fashioned Vision Knight Capital into a China-focused private equity firm that aims to be both consultant and capital provider
Hong Kong-based food tech investor Lever VC has reached a final close of $80 million on its debut fund, which launched in August last year with a target of $50 million.
Alibaba Group has led a $300 million Series B round for DeepRoute.ai, a Chinese autonomous driving technology developer currently running a robotaxi program in downtown Shenzhen.
Warburg Pincus has led a RMB600 million ($93 million) Series B round for Hangzhou-based enterprise software company Terminus.
Agile Robots, a Germany and China-based industrial robotics company, has raised a $220 million Series C round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2.
Having found its sweet spot bridging the middle markets of Asia and Europe, AGIC Capital plans to stay there – although Fund II will move earlier to capture technology hardware post-commercialization
China-based electronic signature service provider eSign has raised RMB1.2 billion ($186 million) in Series E funding led by IDG Capital, Sequoia Capital China, and Hidden Hill Capital, an investment arm of logistics platform and fund manager GLP.
Chinese early-stage tech investor Future Capital has broadened its scope with the closing of its first growth fund at $108 million.
Ximalaya, a Chinese online audio platform backed by the likes of Tencent Holdings, General Atlantic, and Goldman Sachs, has canceled its planned IPO.
Zhongxin Jingyuan Semiconductor - a China-based silicon wafer manufacturer also known as CCMC - has raised RMB3.3 billion ($511 million) in a Series B funding round led by Capital Operation, an investment arm of the Zhejiang provincial government, and...