Investment & Financing

CQC and Total Announce Multi-year Collaboration to Develop Quantum Algorithms for Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS)

2020-04-09 22:45 333

CAMBRIDGE, England, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) announced today that they have entered into a multi-year partnership with Total S.A. to develop quantum algorithms and quantum computing solutions for advanced carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) techno...

Big Data Exchange (BDx) Announces Acquisition of Data Center in Singapore

2020-04-09 05:00 507

Content exchange company BDx begins Southeast Asia expansion HONG KONG, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Data Exchange just got bigger. The carrier neutral, content-exchange company announced the completion of sale on a data center located inPaya Lebar, Singapore formerly owned by Telstra. "Exp...

Yum China Has Completed the Acquisition of a Controlling Interest in Huang Ji Huang

2020-04-08 16:22 1697

SHANGHAI, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Yum China Holdings, Inc. ("Yum China") (NYSE: YUMC) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of a controlling interest in the Huang Ji Huang group, a leading Chinese-style casual dining franchise business. 

Neat, a FinTech Alternative to Banks, Raises USD11M to Fuel International Expansion

2020-04-08 10:33 1120

HONG KONG, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Neat, a Hong Kong-based FinTech company offering modern financial solutions to SMEs and startups, today announced raising aUSD11 million Series A funding round. Pacific Century Group (PCG) led the round with participation from Visa, and MassMutual Ventures...

THE.WAVE.TALK raises US$2M

2020-04-07 20:30 383

SEOUL, South Korea, April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- THE.WAVE.TALK, a member company of theBorn2Global Centre, successfully attracted a funding of USD 2 million in early February from Yellowdog and Silicon Valley-based Big Basin Capital, bringing its accumulated total to approximately USD 6 million ...

Trip.com Group Announces Entry into Facility Agreement

2020-04-03 20:39 5748

SHANGHAI, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Trip.com Group Limited (Nasdaq: TCOM) ("Trip.com Group" or the "Company"), a leading provider of online travel and related services, including accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and in-destination services, corporate travel ...

China Xiangtai Food Co., Ltd. Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Controlling Interest in Chongqing Ji Mao Cang Feed Co., Ltd.

2020-04-03 20:00 5580

CHONGQING, China, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- China Xiangtai Food Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: PLIN) ("Company" or "PLIN"), an emerging growth company primarily engaged in pork processing inChina, today announced that the Company, through its subsidiary Chongqing Jinghuangtai Enterprise Management Cons...

HUYA Inc. Announces Tencent's Exercise of its Option and Changes to Board Composition

2020-04-03 19:00 5877

GUANGZHOU, China, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HUYA Inc. (NYSE: HUYA) ("Huya" or the "Company"), a leading game live streaming platform inChina, today announced that Linen Investment Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary ofTencent Holdings Limited ("Tencent"), has provided a written notice to Huya ...

Points Technology Raised Multi-million Dollar Series A from K2VC

2020-04-01 18:50 791

BEIJING, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, Points Technology, a blockchain and AI startup announced multi-million US dollar worth Series A financing. The investment was made by K2 Venture Partners, a leading venture capital firm inChina. Points technology will use the newly injected capital...

Tencent-Led Consortium Announces Closing of Investment in Universal Music Group

2020-03-31 16:50 7831

HONG KONG, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Holdings Limited (00700.HK, " Tencent") announces today that a Tencent-led consortium (the "Consortium") has completed the acquisition of a 10% equity stake in Universal Music Group ("UMG") from Vivendi SE (VIV.PA, "Vivendi"), based on an enterpris...

Consortium Including Tencent Music Entertainment Group Completed Acquisition of Equity Interests in Universal Music Group

2020-03-31 16:45 7842

SHENZHEN, China, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Music Entertainment Group ("Tencent Music," "TME," or the "Company") (NYSE: TME), the leading online music entertainment platform inChina, today announced that a consortium (the "Consortium") led byTencent Holdings Limited (00700.HK) and par...

Blue Planet realises its end to end vision with Zigma, India's largest landfill mining company

2020-03-31 11:00 768

SINGAPORE, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Planet Environmental Solutions Pte Ltd (Blue Planet),Asia's leading sustainable waste management company, today announced a significant investment in Zigma Global Environ Solutions Pvt Ltd (Zigma),India's largest landfill mining company.

Southeast Asia logistics startup Inteluck secures US$5M+ from MindWorks and Lalamove

2020-03-31 11:00 933

SINGAPORE, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Inteluck, a Southeast Asia-based data-driven third-party logistics platform, announced that it has raised US$5M+ in Series Pre-B funding round led by MindWorks Capital with participation from Infinity Venture Partners and leading on-demand logistics techn...

BSOS, the Hidden Champion of Enterprise Blockchain, Now Backed Up by the National Development Fund to the Max

2020-03-31 11:00 733

TAIPEI, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan blockchain technology company - BSOS - announced onMarch 30th that it has closed on its angel funding round. They raised more thanUSD1 million, including USD666,000 from the National Development Council, making it the largest investment that th...

P2i Signs Deal With Samsung to Protect Selected Galaxy Smartphones With Its Liquid Protection Barrier Coating

2020-03-30 17:00 889

Advanced nanocoating technology enables increased reliability and liquid protection for smartphones OXFORD, England, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- P2i  announced partnership agreement with Samsung that will see its Barrier nanocoating technology deployed across several smar...

Preply Raises $10 million as Online Language Learning Comes Into Its Own

2020-03-30 16:00 1198

LONDON, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Online learning platform, Preply , today announces an additional USD $10 million of funding, doubling the total raised in its' previous rounds.  The funding will be invested to grow the Preply network of 10,000 verified tutors teachi...

SHL Medical acquires Weibel CDS

2020-03-30 14:00 725

ZUG, Switzerland, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SHL Medical, a pioneer and technology frontrunner in the self-injection industry, announced its acquisition of Weibel CDS, a medical technology company offering products and solutions for drug delivery and novel packaging. Weibel was established i...

iCapital Network(R) Completes $146 million Capital Raise to Build Global Powerhouse for Alternative Investing

2020-03-29 15:00 1366

NEW YORK, March 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iCapital Network  [i], the financial technology platform leading the industry in driving access and efficiency in alternative investing, today announced closed a$146 million capital raise to fuel its future growth. Ping An...

PHBS, CJBS, and Qianhai Authority Sign Memorandum of Intent for a Joint Initiative in Shenzhen

2020-03-28 15:27 996

SHENZHEN, China, March 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS), theUniversity of Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS), and Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone ofShenzhen ("Qianhai") signed a memorandum of intent (MOI) to jointly adv...

Yamaha Motor and Tier IV Establish JV for autonomous transportation service

2020-03-27 10:00 802

TOKYO, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. and Tier IV, Inc. today announced the launch of eve autonomy, Inc., a joint-venture company based in Shizuoka Prefecture,Japan, that will develop an autonomous transportation service to help Yamaha Motor and other companies address chro...

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