M&A

  • CrowdBureau Corporation announced today that it had completed a Series A equity funding round with a $9.7 million valuation led by Clydagh Limited, Estuary Holdings Ltd. and Alpama Limited along with existing investors. The company provides benchmarks, research, and data analytics for publicly listed and non-listed opaque asset classes and risk management tools for digital lending markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


  • Vulcan Capital, the multi-billion-dollar investment arm of the late Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen, opened its first international office in Singapore. In the initial phase, Vulcan Capital will deploy US $100 million into venture opportunities across Southeast Asia, making it one of the largest early stage platforms of its kind to be established in the region.

     

    Formed in 2003, Vulcan Capital takes an entrepreneur-friendly approach and invests in both private and public companies with a long-term investment horizon. The company, now including its Singapore office, is unique in that investment returns generated by Vulcan Capital will go towards funding the development of globally focused philanthropic initiatives, delivered through Vulcan and its many partners.