Korea's Daesung Private Equity raises $85m metaverse fund
Daesung Private Equity, an affiliate of Korean conglomerate Daesung Group, has launched a metaverse-focused fund with KRW 110bn (USD 84.6m) in commitments.
The Daesung Metaverse Scale-Up Fund was established in conjunction with a fund-of-funds under Korea Venture Investment Corporation (KVIC), which is also participating as an LP, according to local media....
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.