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

Chinese consortium completes $605m buyout of Nasdaq-listed SciClone Pharma

GL Capital has led a buyout of Nasdaq-listed SciClone Pharmaceuticals that will see it delisted.


Australia: Redback raises $7m; Airtree Ventures backs HappyOrNot

Redback Technologies has raised additional funding while Airtree Ventures has backed a Series A by HappyOrNot.


Singapore’s GIC backs Irish developer Glenveagh Properties

GIC has emerged as a major shareholder in listed Irish residential developer Glenveagh Properties.


SG Dealbook: Lian Beng spinoff; TEE International JV; Accrelist placement

Lian Beng is considering spinning off its property development business.


APAC Digest: Japan’s Beer and Tech, Australia’s Spacer raise growth funding

Beer and Tech and Australian startup Spacer have raised growth funding.


Australia: MotorCycle Holdings to buy Cassons; Airtasker raises Series C

ASX-listed MotorCycle Holdings has acquired accessories and parts firm Cassons for $95.6 million.


Singapore: MAS to consider targeted cryptocurrency regulation as market matures

The city-state has developed into a leading destination for ICO activity in Asia.


OurCrowd partners Cardumen Capital to expand deep tech thesis

Cardumen Capital is a Spanish-Israeli venture capital fund focused on deep tech startup investments.


APAC Digest: Gavl raises Series A; Vertex launches biotech accelerator; Sora closes $710k round

Gavl has raised $1.8 million of its targeted $6 million in Series A funding from Harris Capital.


Singapore: GIC completes stake buy in Philippines’ EDC, picks 9% in Sweden’s Verisure

EDC is the largest pure-play renewable energy company in the Philippines.