SINGAPORE > UK based Duco, the global provider of enterprise data quality and reconciliation services, is set to open new office in Singapore

Duco logo UK based Duco, the global provider of enterprise date quality and reconciliation services, is set to open new office in Singapore. For supporting rapid demand in the region, the new office aims to cater customers in the Asia Pacific. The services offered by Duco are used by global financial institutions to accelerate digital transformation programs . Duco helps companies solve More …

SINGAPORE > US based MassMutual is set to establish a $50 million Singapore based fund for investments in South-East Asia

Massmutual logo The venture capital arm of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), MASSMUTUAL Ventures (MMV), is set to establish a $50 million dollar fund for investments in South-east Asia. MASSMUTAL Ventures is targeting 10 to 15 Series A and Series B round investments in digital health, fintech, insurtech and enterprise software for the next three years. MassMutual will work with More …

SINGAPORE > Thailand based Kasikornbank is set to invest $50 million in Singapore based ride hailing company Grab

Kasikornbank logo Thailand based Kasikornbank is set to invest $50 million in Singapore based Grab. This makes Kasikornbank the largest investor in the Singapore technology startup’s ongoing fundraiser. Additionally, with the new investment Grab will also be able to launch its in- app GrabPay electronic wallet in Thailand. Launching in Thailand will be Grab’s sixth Southeast Asian market. Grab’s main competitors in More …

SINGAPORE > Malaysia based Masmeyer Holdings, and Malaysia-listed Asia File Corp are set to invest in Singapore based Innopac Holdings

Innopac logo Innopac Holding plans S$8.4 million ($6.08 million) stock placement that will result in a change of control, as well as a related disposal of five subsidiaries and an S$2.5 million ($1.81 million) secured loan facility. The company further declared that it will place 8.4 billion new shares at 0.1 Singapore cent a piece to 11 individual investors and the new More …

SINGAPORE > China based LightInTheBox is set to acquire Singapore based EZbuy for $85.55 million

lightinthebox logo China based LightInTheBox is set to acquire Singapore based EZbuy for $85.55 million which is a cross border e-commerce platform. EZbuy was founded in 2010 and it curates products from China, Taiwan, the US, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore. EZbuy serves more than 3 million customers from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Pakistan. Some of the competitors of EZbuy are More …

SINGAPORE > China based Yifan Pharmaceutical Co. is set to acquire 90% of Singapore based biopharmaceutical company SciGen Ltd

yigan logo China based Yifan Pharmaceutical Co. is set to acquire Singapore based biopharmaceutical company SciGen Ltd for approximately $28 million for $0.05 a share to acquire at least 90% of SciGen which is listed in the Australian Stock Exchange. The full takeover would value SciGen at $28 million. Yifan has signed an agreement with SciGen’s controlling shareholder Bioton SA that owns More …

SINGAPORE > US based Google is set to build third data center in Singapore adding investment of $350 million.

google logo USA based internet giant Google is building a third data center in Singapore with an additional investment of $350 million bringing the total investment in Singapore to $850 million. To meet the demand of the rapid user growth in the region, Google’s third data center will be located in Jurong West which is in close proximity from its first two More …

SINGAPORE > UK based Frontierpay launches Asian headquarters in Singapore

frontierpay logo A foreign exchange and international payments firms, Frontierpay, is set to open its Asian headquarters in Singapore as a part of international expansion. Expected to grow to a staff of 50 over the next three years, Frontierpay is currently set to hire 5 people. The employees will be focused on supporting customers with their foreign exchange needs which includes supporting More …