Singapore’s 99.co acquires Indonesian real estate platform UrbanIndo

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The deal is set to see 99.co — which is backed by investors including 500 Startups, Golden Gate Ventures, East Ventures, Sequoia India and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin — emerge as a strong competitor to PropertyGuru in Singapore and Indonesia.

Strong ASEAN GDP growth to spur tech listings & property stocks: Dr Ernest Kan, Deloitte

Dr Kan, the deputy managing partner for markets at Deloitte Southeast Asia, is bullish on the prospects for equity capital markets of ASEAN.


Merger of Asian co-working space operators JustCo and naked Hub falls through

The two co-working space operators earlier announced plans to merge to compete with industry leader WeWork, whose operational footprint in Asia extends to China, Hong Kong, and India.


Singapore: Eyeota & Carousell secure growth financing

Eyeota has raised a $12.5 million Series B while Carousell has closed additional funding estimated at $45 million in 2017. 


US infra fund manager GIP completes $5b deal to acquire SG-based Equis Energy

The deal is claimed to be the largest renewable energy generation buy in history


Singapore’s Temasek leads $100m Series C in Chinese robotics startup Rokid

The funding round in Rokid was also joined by Credit Suisse Group, CDIB Capital International, and existing investor IDG Capital.


SG: Uber, ComfortDelGro launch new taxi service to take on Grab

The collaboration with ComfortDelGro is expected to give Uber a leg up in its battle for market share with Grab, Southeast Asia’s dominant ride-hailing player.


SG Dealbook: QT Vascular raises funds; UMS, OCBC, Soo Kee make investments

Lion Global Investors, an OCBC subsidiary, has increased its holding in China’s Maxwealth Fund Management Company to 28.51% from 10% earlier.


Singapore Kitchen Equipment & CNMC Goldmine seek dual listings in Hong Kong

Primary listings in Singapore and HK will grant the firms access to two different capital markets in the Apac region


Global venture builder Entrepreneur First unveils second Singapore cohort

Entrepreneur First unveiled its second Singapore cohort in a move reflective of its focus on deep technology.