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Big Deal: SpaceX shows space is the place
The Alphabet-backed spaceflight operator has extended its latest round to $450m, indicating the continued investor interest in space technologies.
Big Deal: TransferWise receives $280m
International financial transfer platforms TransferWise and Remitly each announced nine-figure rounds last week, highlighting the growth of the sector.
Big Deal: Sea secures $884m in IPO
The Tencent-backed online services provider floated above its range, showing the promise in Southeast Asia for Chinese internet companies.
Big Deal: Nestlé bags Blue Bottle
Big Deal: SoftBank Vision Fund goes big
Vision Fund's $2.5bn investment in Flipkart last week, together with its huge bets on Fanatics and Roivant, could indicate where it plans to invest in the longer term.
Big Deal: Bristol-Myers Squibb tunes into IFM
The pharmaceutical company's acquisition of Novartis-backed IFM Therapeutics, consisting of $300m upfront and up to $2bn in milestone payments, is its fourth purchase of a CVC-backed company in under four years.
Big Deal: Grab snatches $2bn
Existing investors SoftBank and Didi Chuxing invested $2bn at a $6bn post-money valuation, and Grab aims to use the money to expand its services far beyond ride hailing.
Big Deal: Yandex Taxi catches an Uber
Uber's operations in four Eastern European countries will merge with Yandex Taxi in a deal that could signify it plans to take a less direct, CVC-influenced approach to some markets.
Big Deal: Ofo obtains $700m
The Alibaba-led series E round has proven the latest milestone for China's rapidly growing bike sharing sector as its biggest players look to move into foreign streets.
Big Deal: Houzz welcomes $400m
The Comcast-backed company, which links a visual social media platform with goods and services, is valued at $4bn and is potentially pointing a new way forward for mobile commerce.

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