By Quynh Nguyen
The VC closed a $50-million fund in October 2018 to make early-stage investments in Southeast Asia, South Korea and Japan.
The Hong Kong-based investment firm made its first bet in Vietnam when it backed OTA startup VNTrip’s $10-million Series B round in 2017.
Kerry Logistics has identified cross-border e-commerce, particularly between Greater China and ASEAN, as a major growth sector
Based in Hong Kong, Edwina Ho will work closely with Willis Towers Watson’s institutional clients across the Greater China market.
Taisho is still cementing its position as DHG Pharma’s second largest investor after the State Capital Investment Corporation.
While billion-dollar valuations help a market attract attention, an early startup market such as Vietnam needs to first build sustainable companies.
The transaction has marked the first acquisition of a company in Vietnam by Advantage Partners’ funds.
Prosecutors in Ho Chi Minh City have appealed a verdict ordering Grab to pay compensation to domestic taxi firm Vinasun.
The loans will help finance BIM Land’s three new projects in Vietnam and Laos.
David Su, a founding managing partner at Matrix Partners China, also invested in the latest funding round.