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Shiwen is a pragmatic centrist interested in the intersection of technology, business, entrepreneurship, science and public policy.

Australian insurer IAG launches insurtech hub in Singapore

Australian general insurer IAG has established Firemark Labs, an insurance technology hub, in Singapore.


AEP Investment-HNA Group partner for Singapore REIT listing

Singapore’s AEP Investment and HNA Group are reportedly discussing a REIT listing of Australian assets in Singapore.


IPO Dealbook: China Yuhua targets $245m IPO; NYSE-listed Zhaopin Ltd discusses privatisation

China Yuhua is seeking to raise $245 million in a Hong Kong listing while Chinese online recruiting portal Zhaopin Ltd. is negotiating a take-private deal that will see it delist from the NYSE.


Mobike secures strategic investment from Temasek Holdings & Hillhouse capital

Since the start of 2017, Mobike has raised more than $300 million.


Japan Dealbook: Progate closes $880 investment; Ascender acquires Workcloud

Progate has closed $880,000 in funding from corporate listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, while Ascender has acquired Workcloud in a move that will strengthen its market position in Japan.


Singapore: Vault Dragon closes $1.16m pre-Series A round

Digital healthcare firm Vault Dragon has closed a $1.16M pre-Series A round from Golden Equator Capital and Raging Bull.


CapitaLand expands Japan exposure with $440m acquisition

CapitaLand is expanding its Japanese footprint with the acquisition of $440M worth of office and retail properties in Greater Tokyo.


Russia: Sberbank offers $588m credit for Megafon acquisition; Baring Vostok invests in consumer startups

Sberbank is opening a credit line worth $599.6 million to Megafon Group, while Baring Vostok has invested in consumer-oriented startup ventures.


Russia: Bank St Petersburg venture arm; Runa Capital invests; Luxoft acquisition

Bank St Petersburg is launching a venture arm, Runa Capital invested in a SaaS startup that monitors server infrastructure and Luxoft acquiring a software engineering consultancy.


SG Dealbook: JustCo to launch Marine One co-work space; SMG secures strategic investment

JustCo is launching a co-working space targeting corporates as it expands its footprint, while Singapore Medical Group has secured a strategic investor from South Korea.