Boulevard Capital Partners, a private equity investor focused on infrastructure including telecom towers, has agreed to invest $20 million in Singapore-listed surveillance technology specialist Stratech.
Sen Do Technology (Sendo), a Vietnamese e-commerce company that operates a C2C platform and payment service, has secured $51 million in Series B funding led by Japan’s SBI Group.
Singapore’s Golden Equator has launched an accelerator in Brunei aimed at helping local small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) expand across Southeast Asia.
Green Investment Group (GIG), a global clean energy investment platform managed by Macquarie Capital, has acquired Conergy Asia & ME, a Singapore-based solar power developer owned by Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Tennenbaum Capital Partners.
EMR Capital has secured a $1.2 billion exit from Indonesia's Martabe gold and silver mine to strategic player United Tractors
Southeast Asia-focused VC firm Openspace Ventures – best known for being the first institutional investor in Indonesian ride-hailing and delivery platform Go-Jek – has closed its second fund at the hard cap of $135 million.
Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures has launched a cryptocurrency and blockchain fund in partnership with LuneX Ventures, a new firm established by Kenrick Drijkoningen (pictured), Golden Gate’s former head of growth.
Vietnam-based Mekong Capital has exited its stake in Asia Chemical Corporation (ACC), a domestic industrial supplier, for $8.9 million, generating a gross return multiple of 2.6x and a gross IRR of 15.1%.
EMR Capital, Farallon Capital, and other investors have agreed to sell their stake in Indonesia’s Martabe gold and silver mine to United Tractors, an Indonesia-listed mining business owned by global conglomerate Jardine Matheson Holdings.
Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional has appointed Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan, CEO of state-controlled Employees Provident Fund (EPF), as its new managing director.
Southeast Asia-focused ride-hailing business Grab has raised $2 billion in its latest round of funding led by Japan’s Toyota Motor Corporation and involving a number of other global investors.
Capria Ventures, a US impact investor sponsored by Unitus, has launched a $100 million fund that will focus in part on developing regions within Asia.
SBI Investment has led a $15 million Series A funding round for AntWorks, a Singapore-based supplier of enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) and smart automation products.
Sanjay Gujral, a former executive director at Everstone Capital who left the firm to join the management team at L Catterton Asia, has returned to the GP to serve as COO.
TPG Capital has agreed to acquire the Asia pathology assets of Australian hospital operator Healthscope for A$279 million ($206 million), giving it control of 39 pathology laboratories across Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam.
Data and financial services company Experian has led a group of investors, including Monk’s Hill Ventures and Telstra Ventures, in a $28 million Series C round for Singapore’s C88 Financial Technologies.
Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional has confirmed that its entire board of directors is willing to resign. It comes as a newly elected government looks to curb corruption in state investment programs.
Zen Rooms, a budget hotel operator and online booking platform based in Singapore, has raised a $15 million from Korean online-to-offline (O2O) local services platform Yanolja.
Keppel Capital, the asset management arm of Singapore-based Keppel Corporation, will launch an investment fund focused on education assets alongside Singapore-based preschool operator MindChamps.
Open Data Exchange (ODX), a Singapore-based decentralized marketplace developer has raised $60 million from a group of investors, including Hong Kong blockchain specialist Kenetic Capital and US-Korea firm Strong Ventures.
US-based fitness services company ClassPass has raised a $85 million Series D round led by Temasek Holdings and L Catterton as part of a global expansion effort that will emphasize Southeast Asia.
Square Peg Capital has led a $30 million Series B round for Indonesian financial technology start-up FinAccel to support its national and regional expansion.
TradeGecko, a Singapore-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider for small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) has received a $10 million Series B round led by local investor TNB Ventures and Australia’s Aura Group.
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to sell a 70% stake in White Lodge Education Group Services, a Singapore-based preschool and kindergarten operator, for S$13.3 million ($9.8 million).