The first flotation of a ride hailing business, expected in early 2019, will give an exit to a range of corporate investors and will move this business model into public markets.
Pharma CVCs have achieved an impressive exit record on the back of successes balancing tools in the innovation toolkit over the past 20 years
HomeToGo has acquired the troubled Recruit-backed holiday home rental platform Tripping for an undisclosed amount of money. The company is part of the larger travel and accommodation space, which has seen growth of corporate-backed deals in recent years.
China-based wealth management and lending platform has raised a large round backed by six corporate venturer and a sovereign investment fund.
Collaboration platform for the construction industry PlanGrid was acquired by software developer Autodesk for $875m.
Two large and important deals above the $1bn mark in the e-commerce and e-retail space in East Asia appeared in the news last week. Both deals involved telecoms group SoftBank as a corporate backer.