AVCJ Awards 2020: Exit of the Year - Large Cap: Velocity Frequent Flyer
Building a core competence in data analytics and a broader array of loyalty options underpinned Affinity Equity Partners’ 3.6x return on Velocity Frequent Flyer
The value of airline frequent flyer programs has come into focus over the past 12 months as a cluster of US carriers used these assets as collateral for debt raised to help them navigate the strictures...
Co-Stone leads $43m round for China biosynthesis player
Co-Stone Capital Management has led a CNY 300m (USD 43m) Series B round for Readline, a Shenzhen-based company that specialises in synthetic biology.
Australia’s Heal Partners closes debut fund on $137m
Australia’s Heal Partners, a health, education, and lifestyle-focused venture capital firm, has closed its first fund on AUD 200m (USD 137m). The target was AUD 100m.
US regulator gets access to Chinese audits
The threat of delisting that has haunted Chinese companies that trade on US exchanges appears to have receded after the US regulators announced they had gained full access to the audits of these companies for the first time.