Grand Venture Technology seeks to raise $9.74m in Catalist IPO


GVT offers manufacturing solutions and services for the semiconductor, analytical life sciences, electronics and other industries. It currently operates in Singapore, Malaysia and China.

Grab inks JV with China’s ZhongAn to build digital insurance marketplace

The new entity will collaborate with global insurance partners to tailor its products specifically to the lifestyle needs in the region.

Singapore-based Cento Ventures raising fashion, real estate-focused funds

Cento’s LPs are mainly large strategics and corporates from South Korea and Japan.

Decoding CapitaLand’s $8b purchase of Ascendas-Singbridge

We take a look at the overall value proposition of the deal and how it aligns with Singapore’s vision of emerging as a global fund management hub.

Singapore players ramp up investments, diversify India real estate portfolio

Singapore’s GIC, Temasek Holdings, Mapletree Investment and CapitaLand have invested across asset classes.

Asia Digest: Sale Stock to rebrand as Sorabel; travel startup Zuji shuts down

Indonesian fashion e-commerce site Sale Stock will officially change its name to Sorabel from February 6 as it enters the fifth year of its operations.

SG’s SEEDS Capital, partners to co-invest $66.6m in agtech startups

The seven co-investors are AgFunder, Hatch, ID Capital, Openspace Ventures, The Yield Lab, Trendlines and Visvires New Protein.

Aberdeen Standard Investments injects $13m in insurer Singapore Life

The investment follows US-based insurance company Aflac’s $20-million investment in the Singapore-based insurtech startup. 

CMIA Capital buys stake worth $2.9m in Singapore-based ICP

The private equity firm acquired 460 million shares in ICP at $0.0063 apiece.

MAS to launch $55m grant to boost Singapore as enterprise financing hub

The Singapore capital market has had a lacklustre run in the last few years.