Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Petronas has closed a $250m fund for venture capital subsidiary Piva to strike deals in Europe and North America focusing on future energy, industrial and materials technologies.
Ucomme has formally filed for a $100m initial public offering, confirming months of reports and putting Beijing Xingpai, Dahong Group, Junfa Group, Prosperity Holdings and Yintai Land in line for exits.
Corporate venturing vehicles MDI Ventures and KB Investment have formally announced their Centauri Fund, which has a $150m target for its close.
The co-working space provider picked up $25.2m from backers including Asia Cement and founding investor Aju Hotels and Resorts.
The Hubert Burda-backed second-hand car marketplace has now raised $85m in total, MUFG Innovation Partners and Daiwa PI Partners chipping in for its series C round.
Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund was one of five returning backers to reinvest in the online lending platform as part of its series C round.
Samsung Venture Investment Corporation has helped the flight-booking platform raise nearly $49m that will help it expand its hotel-booking services.