By Charles Stein
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The planned fund will be one of the largest venture capital funds to be raised in Southeast Asia.
China Vanke and Triwater Asset Management Holdings will also jointly invest for an undisclosed stake.
Globally, M&A dipped 3.2% to $3.15 trillion across 18,433 deals compared with $3.26 trillion across 18,592 deals in 2016.
The deal marks the second Oceania acquisition for Yang Kee Logistics.
FundPlaces will use the proceeds to expand into markets including NZ, and grow presence in Singapore, the UK and Australia.
In a bid to spur returns, GIC has been investing heavily in student housing
Cordlife Group has acquired HealthBaby Hong Kong while HC Surgical buys a majority stake in HMC Medical.
Golden Equator is a group of Singapore-founded companies with businesses covering finance, consultancy, and a technology and innovation business club
The initial commitment is expected to increase as China expansion plan gains momentum