The investment was made through Khazanah-backed Gobi Dana Impak Ventures fund.
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DSG Consumer Partners hits final close of fourth fund at $114m
Indonesia’s GoTo raises $150m from IFC, Franke & Company via convertible bonds
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The week’s developments included a ban on e-commerce sales on social media platforms by Indonesia.
In H1 2023, Malaysian startups raised $81m—the lowest among SE Asian nations.
The firm has named Nicholas Nugroho as director of Navis Asian Credit team in Indonesia.
The country aims to regain semiconductor edge as companies seek supply-chain stability.
Sime Darby will buy Permodalan Nasional’s 61.2% stake in UMW Holdings for $761m.
IPOs & Markets
Line Man Wongnai became a unicorn last year following a Series B round anchored by GIC and Line Corp.
The new facility will create 300 high-value manufacturing support roles.
GGV Capital announced it is hiving off its Asia business as Sino-US relations sag.
The Hibiscus Fund-backed firm plans to launch new products and double down on marketing.