Emirates Global said to pick banks for $3b share sale


It is working with BoA, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan on the share sale,

Qatar Investment Authority set to open office in Silicon Valley

The Qatar Investment Authority, the Gulf Arab state’s acquisitive sovereign wealth fund, is setting up an office in San Francisco to manage its growing portfolio in the United States, its CEO said in London on Monday. “Soon we will be opening an office in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco,”… Read more »

Japan’s culinary media startup Dely secures $27m investment

Dely, which operates video recipe service Kurashiru, has closed a JPY3 billion investment that saw YJ Capital and JAFCO participating.

Japan’s Tasaki management, MBK Partners to buy out firm for $283m

MBK had previously backed Tasaki in 2008 and had exited 7 years later.

500 Startups invests $200k in Cambodian news portal Khmerload

Khmerload is modelled after NY-based social news portal Buzzfeed.

Rich Chinese race to fund Kushner Tower, other high-end projects

Chinese Dominate the EB-5 Investor Visa Program

Toshiba’s Westinghouse may file for bankruptcy, seeks S Korean Kepco aid

A Chapter 11 filing could help Toshiba limit damage from losses at Westinghouse.

Investment banking in Asia no home run for Wall Street

America, one; Europe, nil.

Russia: RKNF in Primus Power Series D; Sistema VC invests in NFWare; Qiwi buys Flocktory

RKFN has participated in a $25 million Series D in Primus Power, Sistema VC has led a $2 million investment in NFWare and Qiwi is acquiring Flocktory.

NBK Capital exits Kuwait’s Elaj Medical Services

NBK Capital, a MENA investment firm that managed the Kuwait Investment Opportunities Fund, has exited Elaj Medical Services.