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Edinburgh BioSciences Signs Multi-Millio...

Edinburgh Biosciences (EBS) has signed an international licensing and equity investment agreement in China, hoping to bring cataract treatment to Main Street in a multi-million pound deal. The license agreement is concluded with the Chinese Haoguang, a 100% subsidiary of Boye Biotech. The exact terms of the multi-million pound deal were not disclosed. This will […]

Malaysia-listed Vivocom signs $350 milli...

In Singapore, we are looking to double our reporting team by the end of the year to comprehensively cover the rapidly changing world of funded startups and venture capital, private equity and M&A deals. . We want journalists who can tell our readers what’s really happening in these industries and why it matters to markets, […]

Itsu plans to open 100 new stores after ...

East Asian food chain Itsu plans to open 100 new stores after securing investment deal with private equity firm By Matt Oliver for the Daily Mail Published: 4:52 p.m. EST, June 18, 2021 | Update: 4:00 a.m. EST, June 19, 2021 East Asian food chain Itsu plans to open 100 new stores after securing an […]

Dutch challenger bank Bunq valued at $2 ...

AMSTERDAM, June 17 (Reuters) – Netherlands-based challenger bank Bunq has agreed to terms for a 160 million euro ($194 million) investment by a British private equity firm, valuing the Dutch company at $2 billion , said two sources familiar with the talks. Bunq was established nearly a decade ago by Ali Niknam, who invested around […]

Brazilian Logtech Uello receives US $ 4m...

SÃO PAULO, June 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Uello, a Brazilian logtech that uses technology and a collaborative network to deliver express freight services with superior experience, has closed its Series A investment agreement with an investment injection of $ 4 million. The deal was led by Btomorrow Ventures (BTV), the business unit of […]

EU-China investment deal still possible ...

An investment pact between the European Union and China is still possible, but the two sides could wait until 2023 at the earliest to ratify the deal, said an analyst at risk consultancy Eurasia Group. The EU and China reached the deal in December after seven years of negotiations. But tensions between the two – […]

European Parliament freezes controversia...

FIDH welcomes the decision taken on May 20 by the European Parliament to freeze the ratification of the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI). Adopted by an overwhelming majority, the resolution uncompromisingly denounces China for the violations committed against the Uyghur Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region which could “constitute crimes against humanity under international […]

EU threatens to freeze huge investment d...

The European Parliament warned China on Thursday that it would not ratify a long-awaited investment deal as long as sanctions against European Union lawmakers remain in place. European lawmakers passed a resolution in which they condemned “the baseless and arbitrary sanctions” imposed by Beijing on individuals and European institutions in March. The European Parliament’s criticism […]

European Parliament votes to ‘freeze’ in

MEPs voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to freeze the legislative process to ratify the EU’s investment pact with China until Beijing lifts punishments against European lawmakers. The motion was passed by 599 MPs, with 30 votes against and 58 abstentions, dealing a blow to the fate of the pact, officially known as the Comprehensive Agreement on […]

Aberdeen sees biggest office investment ...

The Class A office building at 16 North Esplanade West – leased in its entirety to a subsidiary of Neptune Energy Group, the exploration and production company – was sold by a limited partnership managed by Tritax to Glade Capital. The property has been marketed with an asking price of £15.25million. Register to our daily […]

Hope the EU realizes the value of the in...

As China-EU relations are strained due to the European Union’s interference in China’s internal affairs in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, many wonder if the EU will delay ratification of the Comprehensive Agreement on China-EU investment because EU politicians have sent mixed signals. EU business circles are understandably more worried than their Chinese counterparts about the […]

Local tech leader closes investment deal...

The country’s leading IT systems integrator, Micro-D International Inc. (MDI), along with its wholly-owned subsidiary Novare Technologies, recently entered into a multibillion-peso investment deal with the Japanese private equity firm ( PE) Advantage Partners (AP) as it prepares for global expansion. Technology pioneer and digital maven Myla Villanueva, Founder of MDI and Novare Technologies, said […]

EU Efforts to Ratify Investment Agreemen...

The European Commission said efforts to ratify a massive investment deal with China were put on hold after tit-for-tat sanctions were imposed on China’s treatment of its Uyghur population in March. “We have now, in a sense, suspended (…) political awareness activities on the side of the European Commission,” Commission Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis said […]

Chinese sanctions jeopardize the ratific...

Last week, members of the European Parliament debated newly imposed Chinese sanctions as tensions between the two powers continue to escalate. The latest move came after Beijing imposed sanctions targeting European lawmakers, ambassadors and academics on March 22 in retaliation for travel bans and asset freezes imposed by the EU on several Chinese officials for […]

£ 538million investment deal between Red

Fenway Sports Group has confirmed a deal that will see RedBird Capital acquire more than 10% of the company from the owners of Liverpool. The deal will see RedBird invest $ 750million (£ 538.6million) in the FSG to enable it to continue operating at the forefront of Premier League football at a time when global […]

China signs 25-year oil investment deal ...

Through Arsalan Shahla to 03/28/2021 China plans to invest and buy crude from Iran. (Bloomberg) – China and Iran have signed a comprehensive agreement to chart the course of their economic, political and trade relations over the next 25 years. Beijing plans to invest in Iran while buying oil from the Islamic Republic, further worsening […]

Row of sanctions threaten EU-China inves...

The EU’s trade policy chief has warned that China’s decision to step up a series of sanctions risked jeopardizing a market access deal supposed to be the cornerstone of future relations between Brussels and Beijing. Valdis Dombrovskis, EU Trade Commissioner, said the fate of the newly negotiated deal EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment – or […]

EU-China retaliatory sanctions could jeo...

Flags of the European Union (left) and China. Nelson Ching | Bloomberg | Getty Images Rising tensions between the European Union and China could jeopardize an investment deal that the two sides recently negotiated. The EU on Monday imposed sanctions on four Chinese officials and one entity for human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region […]

China, EU leaders strike investment deal...

Chinese and European Union leaders agreed on Wednesday to make it easier for companies to operate in each other’s territory, an important geopolitical victory for China as critics of its human rights and human rights record. the management of the pandemic has left it increasingly isolated. But political opposition in Europe and Washington could ultimately […]

The EU-China investment agreement, in de...

On December 30, the EU and China reached an agreement in principle on an agreement that will govern their bilateral investments in the future. The Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) was first proposed in 2012, as Europe increasingly saw its economic future in Asia (pdf), and sought deeper ties to Beijing. Their relationship has taken […]

Investment deal expected to bolster EU d...

HONG KONG, Jan 7 (Reuters) – European companies are expected to seek assets in China, mainly in the insurance, healthcare and auto sectors, after the world’s second-largest economy and the European Union concluded an investment deal last month, lawyers and bankers say. The deal, which took nearly seven years to complete and commits to further […]

Europe, China Reach Major Investment Dea...

Brussels and Beijing have been negotiating the Comprehensive Investment Agreement for seven years, but talks have accelerated in recent months ahead of a common deadline that was set at the end of 2020. The negotiations ended Wednesday during a video conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping and European officials, according to a statement from the […]

Nikola shares fall as GM ends investment...

GM is walking away from a deal to take a stake in electric carmaker Nikola Corp., marking the collapse of a deal that has been problematic since it was announced just two months ago. Shares of Nikola fell almost 25% on Monday. GM instead signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to supply Nikola with its […]

Sharp says there is no investment deal w...

TOKYO (Reuters) – The deadline for a crucial capital injection into Sharp by Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision passed without a deal on Tuesday, with the struggling Japanese electronics giant citing regulatory hurdles. Last year, Sharp announced an investment deal then valued at around $800 million with Hon Hai, which makes Apple gadgets in China, but […]

Nigeria signs $1 billion investment deal...

ABUJA: Nigeria has signed a billion dollar memorandum of understanding with General Electric to build a plant that could create up to 2,300 jobs in Africa’s most populous country, a statement said on Friday. The deal includes $250 million (€183 million) in upfront spending for the project in the southeastern city of Calabar, near the […]