Ant Financial is considering a commitment to a forthcoming round for instalment buying and lending platform Akulaku as a strategic investor.

Indonesia-based consumer finance platform Akulaku has entered talks to raise $100m in series D funding from investors including Ant Financial, the financial services affiliate of e-commerce group Alibaba, Kr Asia reported yesterday. The discussions are at an advanced stage, and Ant Financial would take part in the round as a strategic investor, with Akulaku deepening…

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