CPPIB, Caisse to invest in Singapore, Indonesia warehouses, commit $300m


Both funds have agreed to work with real estate logistics operator LOGO

Toshiba Tec shares rise more than 6% on sale report

Toshiba denied report that it was looking to sell shares in ToshibaTec.

HSBC names AIA’s Tucker chairman

HSBC Holdings Plc named insurance executive Mark Tucker to succeed Douglas Flint as chairman, enlisting an outsider to oversee Europe’s biggest bank as it overhauls management. Tucker, 59, chief executive officer of AIA Group Ltd. and former head of Prudential Plc, will take the post Oct. 1, the bank said… Read more »

Japan to vet bidders in Toshiba chip sale for national security risks

US players appear to be most suitable bidders.

Australia: Google buys Kaggle; Equitise new platform; CIM Enviro Series A

In multiple developments in Australia, Google has acquired data science platform Kaggle while crowdfunding platform Equitise has launched a new platform enabling co-investments. Also, CIM Enviro has raised a Series A round. Google acquires Kaggle Google has acquired Melbourne-founded and San Francisco-based data science platform Kaggle. Financial terms of the deal… Read more »

Paypal joins Goodwater-led $48m round for Korea’s Viva Republica

This is PayPal’s second investment this year after health startup Virta.

MBK Partners-backed ING Life Korea gets bourse nod for IPO

ING Life Insurance Korea Ltd is controlled by MBK Partners

IFC may invest up to $25m in Carlyle’s fifth Asia fund

Carlyle Asia Growth Partners V is targeting to raise $1 billion.

Japan’s Darma Tech Labs closes $17.5m fund backed by Kyoto Bank

Kyoto Bank is the anchor LP for the fund.

Apis Partners closes maiden fund above target at $287m

It has already deployed about $130m across 5 deals in South Asia and Africa.