Clifford Chance has launched a start-up incubator focused on legal technology and innovation in Singapore.
Singapore’s TNB Ventures and Australia’s Aura Group have jointly closed a S$31.1 million ($27 million) venture capital fund that will invest in data-driven B2B companies across Southeast Asia.
The asset management business of Natixis has launched a global private equity firm by merging three existing PE affiliates, including Singaporean fund-of-funds Eagle Asia Partners.
Creador has raised $50 million for its fourth Southeast Asia and India-focused private equity fund from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Japan’s Yamaha Motor has invested $150 million in Southeast Asia-based ride-hailing app Grab as part of a strategic partnership aimed at developing the company’s motorcycle hailing services in the region.
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UK-based development finance institution (DFI) CDC Group has made commitments to several private equity and venture capital funds based in Asia as part of its global investment strategy.
KKR has committed up to S$45 million ($32.8 million) to Barghest Building Performance (BBP), a Singapore-based provider of energy saving solutions for heating and cooling systems. It is the first investment from the firm's global impact strategy.
SoftBank Vision Fund and Alibaba Group have joined a $1.1 billion round for Indonesian e-commerce and related online services provider Tokopedia.
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Singapore-based Jungle Ventures has raised the target for its third Southeast Asia-focused VC fund from $150 million to $200 million.
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Southeast Asian ride-hailing player Grab has invested more than $100 million in India-based online hospitality platform Oyo.
Eastspring Investment, a Singapore-based asset manager backed by Prudential, has opened a new office in Shanghai as part of an ongoing China expansion strategy.
Rising consumer demand for high-quality products and the emergence of technologies that allow greater efficiency are driving investor interest in Asia’s previously overlooked aquaculture industry
ADM Capital prioritizes transparency as it closes its latest Asia-focused secured lending fund. Environmental, social, and governance issues are also high on the agenda
SolarHome, a Singaporean off-grid solar specialist, has received $10 million in debt funding for a Myanmar expansion from crowdfunding platforms Crowdcredit and Trine.
KKR has confirmed it will invest up to S$500 million ($366 million) in Singapore-based luxury lifestyle and wellness products company V3 Group at an enterprise valuation of about S$1.7 billion.
Singapore-based Golden Gate Ventures has committed to invest MYR75 million ($18 million) in Malaysian technology start-ups and opened a new office in the country.
ADM Capital has closed its Asia Secured Lending Facility II (ASLF II) with $178 million for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Asia.
Singapore-based VC investor Cocoon Capital has launched its second early-stage fund with a target of $20 million.
Oriente, a Hong Kong financial technology company backed by local investor BlackPine Private Equity, has raised $105 million in seed funding from a group of family offices.
International Finance Corporation (IFC) and IFC Emerging Asia Fund have agreed to invest $40 million in Voyager Innovations, a financial technology unit of Filipino telecom giant PLDT.
Ark, a new Singapore-based cancer detection technology company, has received a $40 million Series A round backed by Gaorong Capital and shareholders of medical-focused investor Venturecraft.