China: HNA tech outsourcing arm is said to seek pre-IPO fundraising pitches


Pactera plans to use the proceeds to fund bolt-on acquisitions ahead of a listing of the enlarged company.

China: ShunWei Capital leads $100m Series C in HK-based logistics startup Lalamove

The company’s post-money valuation is now close to $1 billion, its founder said.

Alibaba to invest $15b in new research initiative focused on emerging tech

Alibaba plans to set up research labs in China, US, Russia, Israel and Singapore.

Starbucks CEO sees decades of growth from China expansion

China is Starbucks’ second-largest and fastest-growing market.

Singapore’s Temasek co-leads $72.8m funding in Chinese fintech firm Tongdun

Tongdun plans to use the latest financing proceeds towards research and development, and to expand business.

China’s Zhaoqing Piston Machinery taps ASX for $14m IPO

Piston currently holds 15 per cent share in the household air-conditioner compressor component market

Whitbread to take full ownership of south China Costa operations

Whitbread said it would pay 35 million pounds ($46 million)for the stake.

China’s top anime streaming site Bilibili plans to raise up $200m in US IPO

U.S. first-time share sales from Chinese companies have already raised $1.3 billion this year.

Fintech startup Qudian founder set to become China’s latest IPO billionaire

Luo, 34, founder of Qudian Inc., owns a fifth of the company, which aims to raise $825 million in US IPO.

Airbnb’s Chinese rival raises $300m at over $1.5b valuation and All-Stars Investment led a round that valued the company at more than $1.5 billion.