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Mitsubishi Corporation and Mizuho Leaguer Investment Lead ~USD28m Pre-Series A Extension Round for China’s Ruiyun Cold Chain

Mitsubishi Corporation and Mizuho Leaguer Investment led a CNY200m (~USD28m) pre-Series A extension round for Ruiyun Cold Chain, a China-based cold-chain services platform, with follow-on from Panlin Capital, Qingsong Fund, Eight Roads Ventures and China Merchants Venture. Read More

Vertex Ventures Leads ~USD14m Angel Round for China’s PrimeLink

Vertex Ventures led a ~CNY100(~USD14m) angel round for PrimeLink, a China-based developer of antibody drug conjugates, with participation from Kaitai Capital and Fosun Pharma. Read More

Mexico’s Baubap Secures USD25m in Debt Financing from Park Cities Asset Management

Baubap, a Mexico-based consumer lending platform, secured USD25m in debt financing from Park Cities Asset Management. Read More

UAE’s Qashio Raises USD10m Seed Round from Sanabil 500 MENA, Cadorna Ventures, One Way Ventures and Others

Qashio, a UAE-based spend management platform, raised a USD10m seed round from Sanabil 500 MENA, Cadorna Ventures, One Way Ventures, MITAA, Nuwa Capital, Iliad Partners, Phoenix Investments and others. Read More

LoftyInc Reaches USD14m Final Close for LAF3

LoftyInc Capital Management reached a USD14m final close for LoftyInc Afropreneurs Fund 3 (LAF3), an early-stage vehicle investing in African entrepreneurs. Read More

The Rohatyn Group To Acquire South Africa’s Ethos Private Equity

The Rohatyn Group agreed to acquire South Africa-based alternative asset manager Ethos Private Equity. Read More

Raed Ventures and Nclude Lead USD8m Seed Round for Egypt’s Grinta

Raed Ventures and Nclude led a USD8m seed round for Grinta, an Egypt-based pharmaceutical supply chain platform, with participation from Endeavor Catalyst and 500 Global. Read More

AIIM To Invest USD34m in Kenya’s Road Annuity Programme

African Infrastructure Investment Managers, through AIIF4, agreed to acquire a 74% stake in two lots of the Kenyan government’s Road Annuity Programme. Read More

H&Q Korea Leads USD37m Series C for South Korea’s Laundrygo

H&Q Korea led a USD37m Series C for South Korea-based laundry service Laundrygo, with participation from KB Securities, Hanwha Securities, Badgers Investment, Pebbles Investment and Musinsa, and follow-on from SoftBank, Altos Ventures and Aju IB. Read More

Vision Plus Capital Leads ~USD14m Series A for China’s Eagleyun

Vision Plus Capital led a ~CNY100m (~USD14m) Series A for Eagleyun, a China-based enterprise network security solutions provider, with participation from Sequoia China. Read More

Lightspeed China Partners Leads ~USD14m Series A for China’s DAISCH Intelligent Technology

Lightspeed China Partners led a ~CNY100m(~USD14m) Series A for DAISCH Intelligent Technology, a China-based navigation system developer for autonomous vehicles. Read More

Hikvision Leads ~USD14m Series A for China’s enovate3D

Hikvision led a CNY100m (~USD14m) Series A for enovate3D, a China-based 3D printing technology developer, with follow-on from Sequoia China and Walden International. Read More