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Wavemaker Partners raising $100m third fund, IFC may put in $5m

Wavemaker SEA Fund III is focused on seed-stage investments in B2B deep tech firms.


CapitaLand, Ascendas-Singbridge ink $8b deal to create Asia’s largest real estate group

Post transaction, the combined total assets under management (AUM) of the group will exceed S$116 billion.


Warburg Pincus commits up to $300m to Chinese urban renewal operator CREATER

This also comes at a time when Warburg Pincus LLC is looking to raise its second China-focused private equity fund of up to $4 billion.


Singapore Exchange specifies guidelines for listed cos issuing ICOs

The rules covered only the listed entities and not the tokens or the holder of the tokens.


US insurer MassMutual completes sale of Asia unit to Yunfeng, others

Following the deal, Yunfeng FG will hold a 60 per cent stake in Hong Kong-based MassMutual Asia.


SoftBank Vision Fund invests $300m in US-based Automation Anywhere

By automating routine tasks in the workplace, the company claims to increase productivity and enabling people to focus on more challenging work.


Sunrise Capital-II’s Outsourcing Investments acquires Good Support, People Support

Both Good Support and People Support provide staffing services for general manufacturing staff, mainly in the Tokai region across a variety of industries.


IFC likely to extend $100m debt to Vietnam’s Orient Commercial Bank

IFC package is expected to provide the bank with long term funding to expand its lending portfolio to retail and SMEs.


Women VCs from GGV, Qiming and Alibaba to take centre stage at Asia PE-VC Summit 2018

On September 12, join us for a keynote by Jenny Lee, Managing Partner, GGV Capital, and a fireside chat with Helen Wong, Partner, Qiming Ventures, and Cindy Chow Lok Mei-ki, Executive Director, Alibaba Entrepreneur Fund.


SG punches above its weight in innovation but still some corporate reluctance to take risks: Join the Dots

As a market dominated by mobile internet, Southeast Asia is an exciting market to be in, says Karen Schofield, Managing Director, Join the Dots (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.