Singapore: BeLive closes $1.5m seed; Triptease expands to city-state with $9m Series B


Singapore-based Video streaming service BeLive has closed a $1.5 million seed round while hotel bookings platform Triptease is expanding into Singapore following a $9m Series B round.

Singapore: JK Global makes buyout offer to GPHL ‘unconditional’; Super Group to lose public float

JK Global received on Thursday valid acceptances in the shares offer which will remain open for acceptance until April 27, 2017.

PPG acquires remaining 50% in Asian joint venture IVC

The US paint maker is embroiled in takeover tussle to buy Dutch competitor AkzoNobel

Singapore: Fischer Tech discusses trade sale; SIAEC-Stratasys strategic partnership

Electronics manufacturer Fischer Tech is discussing a potential sale of the firm while SIAC and Stratasys are likely to form a joint venture company. Fischer Tech discusses potential trade sale Mainboard-listed electronics producer Fischer Tech has entered into talks for a potential sale of the company. In a Wednesday announcement prior… Read more »

Singapore digital property player raises $7.9m from Sequoia, others

The round is led by existing investors Sequoia Capital and Eduardo Saverin.

Singapore: Osim to relist on HKSE as V3; National Arts taps SGX

Lifestyle products firm Osim is relisting on the Hong Kong bourse while Hong Kong’s National Arts is seeking to list its spin-off on the SGX as a business trust. Osim relisting as V3 in Hong Kong Osim, known for its massage chairs and relaxation products, is relisting on the Hong Kong… Read more »

People: BNP Paribas’ new APAC CEO; Indosuez WM’s SG hire; CVC’s Japan hire

Vrielinck replaces Mignonne Cheng who had the role of Chairman and CEO till now.

Singapore: tryb Capital invests $4m in digital freight contracts firm Chinsay AB

Singapore-based tryb Capital, a growth-stage technology investor, has made a $4 million strategic investment in Chinsay AB, a cloud-based platform for end- to-end administration of global commodity and freight contracts. The investment will be used to fund the continued development of Chinsay’s next-generation product and expansion into Asian markets, the… Read more »

Temasek-backed ST Telemedia invests $89m in US-based Armor

STT and The Stephens Group have become joint lead shareholders in the co.

Singapore: Frasers bonds; Si2i e-commerce acquisition; Delong divestment

In a few corporate developments in Singapore, the manager of Frasers Centrepoint Trust is issuing S$90 million bonds while Si2i is acquiring an e-commerce platform through Affinity Capital. Delong plans to divest its pig iron and steel production assets. Frasers Centrepoint issues S$90m bonds Frasers Centrepoint Asset Management, the manager… Read more »