China luxury goods player Secoo gets private equity bailout
Secoo Holding, a US-listed Chinese luxury goods retailer that has seen its stock price fall by 95% since the start of 2020 and has filed for bankruptcy twice in the past eight months, has received USD 4m in funding.
Beijing HCYK Corporation Management Partner – described as a private equity firm – will subscribe to 3.75m class A ordinary shares for USD 3m, while Timing Capital will pay USD 1m for 1.25m class A...
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.