Singapore’s AnyMind Group acquires Hong Kong-based Acqua Media


This is the second acquisition for AnyMind Group, after its purchase of FourM in October 2017.

Polaris-backed Altair Capital hits first close of $150m maiden ASEAN fund

Altair will target investments in consumer, education, healthcare, manufacturing and services sectors.

Singapore’s GIC said to be the backer behind $2b NorthWest REIT joint venture

The mandate of the JV is to acquire and develop high-quality core Australian healthcare real estate, including hospitals and related medical office buildings.

SG Digest: Plug and Play forms partnerships; Prudential launches startup programme

Silicon Valley-based startup accelerator Plug and Play has partnered with MSIG Insurance and TVS Credit Services Ltd for its Singapore programme.

Singapore’s Temasek launches $3.6b medium-term note programme

The notes, which will be offered through its wholly-owned subsidiary Temasek Financial (IV) Private Limited, will be “unconditionally” and “irrevocably” guaranteed by Temasek.

Singapore’s Keppel to set up Australian property fund with Vicinity Centres

The companies intend to invest in an initial A$1 billion ($739.40 million) portfolio of Australian retail properties currently owned by Vicinity.

ST Engineering Ventures backs US-based rideOS’ $25m Series B

The latest funding round brings rideOS’ total funding to $34 million in less than six months, as it last raised a $9-million Series A led by Sequoia Capital this June.

Singapore’s Sembcorp, Malaysia’s YTL said to be eyeing $1.1b Hyflux plant

Saddled with S$2.95 billion of liabilities, Hyflux started a court-supervised reorganization process in May and obtained a six-month debt moratorium in the latest casualty among overstretched Singapore companies.

Temasek extends $200m credit facility to Rent the Runway

Temasek’s term loan to the retailer offers it the flexibility to pull portions of the funds when needed.

FundedHere stalls launch of Singapore private exchange over licensing issue

FundedX will be required to be an approved exchange or a recognized market operator in order to operate