Investment & Financing

Sohu.com Enters into a Definitive Agreement for Changyou.com Going-Private Transaction

2020-01-24 17:10 540

BEIJING, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sohu.com Limited (NASDAQ: SOHU) ("Sohu" or the "Company"),China's leading online media, video, search and gaming business group, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Sohu.com (Game) Limited ("Sohu Game") and a newly-formed wholly-owned subsidiary...

Changyou.com Enters into a Definitive Agreement for Going-Private Transaction

2020-01-24 17:00 494

BEIJING, Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Changyou.com Limited ("Changyou" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CYOU), a leading online game developer and operator inChina , today announced that it has entered into a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") with Sohu.com (Game) Limited ...

Digital wealth manager Kristal.AI raises 6 million in Series A funding

2020-01-23 17:14 459

HONG KONG, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kristal.AI is a 4-year old invest-tech startup which uses a bionic approach to personalize investments. The company started its business inHong Kong since 2016 and now it is planning to use its Series A funding, to bring its AI-driven personalized wealth p...

Asia sees VC deals decline in fourth quarter, 2019, finds KPMG analysis

2020-01-23 16:47 403

HONG KONG, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong saw interest from venture capital (VC) investors during Q4'19, led by aUSD 180 million funding raised by data centre construction and engineering company Chayora. Life sciences and TMT sectors remain of interest for VC investors inHong Kong, acco...

Kiwi automated checkout start-up IMAGR announces backing from global technology heavy-weight

2020-01-23 02:00 344

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Shoppers are one step closer to skipping checkout queues forever withNew Zealand technology start-up IMAGR raising USD$9.5m in its pre-series A funding round. IMAGR is the creator of the SmartCart intelligent shopping t...

Isagenix International Acquires Zija International

2020-01-22 23:34 367

GILBERT, Arizona, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Isagenix International, a global health and wellness company providing nutrition and lifestyle solutions, has announced its acquisition of Zija International, a well-established and respected direct selling company based inLehi, Utah, with a strong ...

Isagenix International Acquires Zija International

2020-01-22 23:30 328

Companies share common goals, cultures, and missions focused on improving world health GILBERT, Arizona, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Isagenix International, a global health and wellness company providing nutrition and lifestyle solutions, has announced its acquisition of Zija International, a ...

With Breakthrough $161 Million Series B Funding Round, Leading Cell-Based Meat Company Memphis Meats Aims To Bring Products To Consumers For the First Time

2020-01-22 20:15 365

- Total funding exceeds $180 million, including the most recent Series B round of$161 million. This is the largest funding round in the cell-based meat industry. - Memphis Meats intends to use the funds to build a pilot production facility, grow its world-class team and bring products to market....

ViewSonic Becomes a Microsoft Education Partner with myViewBoard for Windows

2020-01-22 18:00 350

LONDON, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewSonic Corp., a leading provider of visual solutions, today announces that it becomes a Microsoft Education partner. As a result, ViewSonic's myViewBoard whiteboard software will be further integrated with the Microsoft Education ecosystem to offer educato...

Scan Global Logistics Raises 315 Million Euro in New Investment Funds

2020-01-22 16:57 368

STOCKHOLM, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In a highly competitive logistics market Scan Global Logistics completed a very successful investment tour at the end of 2019. The positive outcome of that tour is already showing the first effects with the strategic acquisition of Pioneer International Lo...

Cognate BioServices closes Series B and completes acquisition of Cobra Biologics

2020-01-22 08:04 400

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognate BioServices, a leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) specialized in cell and cell-mediated gene therapy products today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cobra Biologics, a leading CDMO speciali...

Sino-Global Sign JV Agreement with Shanming Liang

2020-01-21 21:30 2641

ROSLYN, N.Y., Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SINO) ("Sino-Global", the "Company" or "we"), a non-asset based global shipping and freight logistic integrated solution provider, today announced the signing of Joint Venture Agreement (the "Agreement") w...

Beezy secures a $16M senior secured credit facility from Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division to transform Employee Experience in the Enterprise

2020-01-21 18:51 419

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Beezy Inc., the Intelligent Workplace solution for Microsoft Office 365, SharePoint and Teams, today announced it has recently closed a$16,000,000 senior secured credit facility from Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division to accelerate growth and cont...

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Acquires c-m-p GmbH

2020-01-21 15:00 403

LENZBURG, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials AG (MCAM), a leading global manufacturer of high-performance materials, today announced that it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of c-m-p GmbH (c-m-p) through its German subsidiary Mitsubi...

V1 Group Issues 75,000,000 Placing Shares at a Price of HK$0.2 Per Placing Share

2020-01-21 14:40 3086

HONG KONG, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- One of China's top 100 internet companies with a tri-core "Video+" business focus,V1 Group Limited ("V1 Group" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; stock code: 00082.HK), today announced to allot and issue the 75,000,000 Placing S...

MassMutual Ventures announces USD $100 million second fund for Southeast Asia

2020-01-21 08:00 426

BOSTON and SINGAPORE, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MassMutual Ventures (MMV) ( https://massmutualventures.com/ ) announced today that it has launched a second fund ofUS$100 million for Southeast Asia, bringing its total capital under management toUS$350 million ac...

3B Scientific Acquires iSimulate

2020-01-21 03:07 574

HAMBURG, Germany, Jan. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 3B Scientific, a portfolio company of J.H. Whitney Capital Partners, LLC and the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of anatomical models and medical simulation products for healthcare and patient education, announced that it has entere...

Janngo Pledges EUR 60 Million at Davos to Back African Startups Leveraging Technology to Achieve the SDGs

2020-01-20 20:08 571

ABIDJAN, Cote D'lvoire, DAVOS, Switzerland and PARIS, Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --On the eve of its participation to the 50th World Economic Forum , Janngo pledges 60EUR million to back technology startups with a double bottom line approach through its dedicated investm...

Phoenix New Media Announces Further Update on Proposed Sale of Investment in Yidian

2020-01-20 19:00 3686

BEIJING, Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix New Media Limited ("Phoenix New Media", "ifeng" or the "Company") (NYSE: FENG), a leading new media company in China, today announced that it has entered into an agreement (the "Co-Sale Agreement") withLong De Cheng Zhang (Tianjin) Investment Manageme...

Milk without the cow: TurtleTree Labs, world's first company producing milk from cells, secures pre-seed funding

2020-01-20 15:37 296

* The pre-seed round was led by Lever VC with K2 Global and KBW Ventures backing TurtleTree Labs * TurtleTree is the world's first company using technology to create real milk from animal cells, with no animal needed. * The raise will be used to onboard more scientists to the TurtleTree team...

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