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Community Investment Management extends USD75m credit to Jeeves

Jeeves, a US-based B2B payments and corporate card platform, secured a USD75m credit facility from Community Investment Management. The financing will be used to scale Jeeves’ financial product suite in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. Read More

Navis Capital Partners exits SEGi

Navis Capital Partners fully exited its remaining 20.5% stake in SEG International (SEGi), a Malaysia-based education group, for MYR113m (~USD23.7m) through a sale to SEGi managing director Clement Hii. Read More

Openspace and others invest in Fano Labs Series B

Openspace Ventures led a Series B for Fano Labs, a China-based startup leveraging AI to develop speech and natural language processing solutions, with participation from HSBC, Greater Good Investment, as well as follow-on from Horizon Ventures and Saltagen Ventures. Fano Labs will use the funding to expand into the APAC market and establish a Singapore office. Read More

Janus Henderson To Acquire Kuwait’s NBK Wealth

Janus Henderson agreed to acquire NBK Wealth, the wealth management arm of the National Bank of Kuwait Group. #MiddleEast Read More

ChrysCapital Reaches USD700m Close for Continuation Fund to Retain Stake in India’s NSE

ChrysCapital reached a USD700m close for its continuation fund to retain a stake in India’s National Stock Exchange (NSE). ChrysCapital acquired a 5% stake in the NSE in 2016 through its sixth fund. #Asi Read More

Temasek exited Medica Synergy for USD168m (Estimate) via strategic sale

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Philippines’ Higala Raises Seed Round from Chemonics International and Talino Venture Studios

Higala, a Philippines-based inclusive instant payment system provider, raised a seed round from Chemonics International and Talino Venture Studios. #Asi Read More

Advent International To Invest ~USD297m in India’s Apollo Hospitals

Advent International agreed to invest INR24.75b (~USD297m) in Apollo HealthCo, a subsidiary of India-based healthcare group Apollo Hospitals. #Asi Read More

BlackRock and Temasek’s Decarbonization Partners Reaches USD1.4b Final Close for Inaugural Fund

Decarbonization Partners, a partnership between BlackRock and Temasek, reached a USD1.4b final close for its inaugural fund focused on investing in private companies that support the acceleration of decarbonization and the transition to a net-zero economy.  Read More

BII and Citi Launch USD100m Risk-Sharing Facility for Africa

BII and Citi launched a USD100m risk-sharing facility focused on economically productive goods, transport, essential equipment and machinery that strengthen food security in African markets such as Benin, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. #Afric Read More

Mediterrania Fully Exits Morocco’s TGCC

Mediterrania Capital Partners fully exited TGCC, a Morocco-based construction and civil engineering company. Read More

IFC Invests USD80m Debt and Equity in India’s Northern Arc

India-based NBFC Northern Arc raised a USD80m debt and equity round from IFC. Read More