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Alibaba’s Ant Financial seeks more pre-IPO funding
January 04, 2016

The size of Ant’s latest fund raising and the speed in which it is returning to market suggests an acquisition may be in the offing, say sources.   Alibaba’s Ant Financial seeks mor...

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India 2015: Fundraising through capital markets sees strong recovery, jumps 76% to touch $10.3b
January 03, 2016

Indian firms raised Rs.68,608 crore through the public equity markets in 2015, 76% higher than the Rs.39,067 crore that was raised in the previous year, according to data from Prime Database. The incr...

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Vietnam 2015: IDG Ventures-backed e-commerce failure and the real landscape in Vietnam
January 03, 2016

Vietnam is home to some 90 million people, with more than 40 per cent of the population being Internet users. It poses great opportunities for online businesses like e-commerce to grow vigor...

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India 2015: When Ratan Tata turned ace angel investor
January 03, 2016

Ratan Naval Tata, who now heads the Tata Trusts, has invested in around one-and-a-half dozen of Indian companies including two US-based and a China-based firm. He made his maiden investment in Ja...

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FDV-backed realty platform iMyanmar House targets to close second funding round in 2016
January 03, 2016

iMyanmar House is expecting to have a second funding round in 2016 with more expansions underway. The post FDV-backed realty platform iMyanmar House targets to close second funding round in 2016 appe...

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SG Dealbook: Sembcorp JV to invest in China power plant; TSH sells Explomo unit
January 03, 2016

Sembcorp has formed a JV firm in China that is targeting energy investments in Chongqing, while TSH Corporation has divested its entire equity interest in a direct subsidiary Explomo Consulting. Sembc...

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