Articles with tag like: KKR

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Walmart sells majority stake in retailer Seiyu to KKR and Rakuten

News | Ecommerce | 16 Nov 2020

US-based retailer Walmart has announced it is selling most of Japan-based retailer Seiyu to KKR and Rakuten in a deal that values the supermarket chain at USD 1.6 billion.

Walmart, Rakuten, KKR, Seiyu, Japan, US, acquisition, ecommerce, retail, AEON, Tesco, Carrefour, big retail, big merchant, marketplace, Asia, APAC

Reliance Jio Platforms to sell USD 850 million stakes to L Catterton, TPG

News | Payments General | 15 Jun 2020

US-based private equity companies L Catterton and TPG have announced plans to invest USD 850 million in India-based telecom company Jio Platforms.

Reliance Jio Platform, stakes, investment, funding, private equity, India, L Catterton, TPG, Facebook, Silver Lake, KKR, Vista Equity Partners, General Atlantic, Mubadala, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Reliance rolls out JioMart online grocery service to challenge Amazon, Flipkart

News | Ecommerce | 25 May 2020

India-based company Reliance has launched an online grocery service, JioMart, aiming to compete with Amazon and Flipkart in the Indian market.

Reliance, JioMart, ecommerce, launch, Amazon, Flipkart, India, Facebook, coronavirus, KKR, General Atlantic

CBA sells 55% stake in Colonial First State

News | Payments General | 14 May 2020

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has announced selling a majority stake in its Colonial First State wealth management unit. 

CBA, coronavirus, COVID-19, Commonwealth Bank, Colonial First State, banks, loans, banking, KKR

V Capital partners Cross River Bank to obtain banking licence in Malaysia

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 28 Apr 2020

Malaysia-based advisory company V Capital has teamed up with US-based fintech solution provider Cross River Bank to apply for a digital banking licence in Malaysia.

V Capital, partnership, Cross River Bank, digital banking, banking licence, Malaysia, fintech, technology, COVID-19, coronavirus, KKR, Shefa Capital, US

Voyager secures USD 120 mln investment for e-wallet service

News | Mobile Payments | 07 Apr 2020

A group of investors, including China-based Tencent and KKR, have announced an investment of up to USD 120 million for Voyager Innovation, a Philippine-based tech company.

PayMaya, China, Tencent, KKR, investment, Voyager, Philippine, e-wallet

KKR to buy German payments group for EUR 600 mln

News | Online Payments | 05 Aug 2019

KKR has announced that it will buy Germany-based payments group Heidelpay for over EUR 600 million.

KKR, Germany, payments, AnaCap, Nordic Capital, EQT

Cybersecurity company KnowBe4 reaches USD 1 bln valuation

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Jun 2019

KnowBe4, a cybersecurity company, has achieved a valuation of USD 1 billion following a USD 300 million investment round led by KKR.

KnowBe4, cybersecurity, funding, phishing, fraud prevention, KKR

KKR, Tencent to invest USD 175 mln in Philippine fintech company

News | Online Payments | 05 Oct 2018

Private equity company KKR and Tencent have announced the acquisition of a minority stake in the fintech arm of Philippines’ PLDT.

KKR, Tencent, PLDT, Philippine, fintech, acquisition, Voyager Innovations, digital payments, online shopping, remittance, online payments