Cathay Capital Backed Sugar-free Beverage Leader ‘Genki Forest’ Completes a New Round of Financing Valuing the Company at $6 Billion

Cathay Capital’s portfolio company, the rising Chinese beverage brand Genki Forest recently announced the success of its latest funding round, valuing the company at $6 billion. This represents a nearly threefold increase in less than a year, given the company’s $2 billion valuation in the previous round in which Cathay participated, and comes less than […]

USHOPAL COMPLETES ANOTHER $100 MILLION ROUND FINANCING

USHOPAL, a leading new luxury beauty and new retail group in China, has announced the completion of another $100 million USD round of financing, driving up its investment pool to $200 million USD, aimed to support USHOPAL’s portfolio brands’ rapid growth in China and the Asia Pacific. The leading investor for this round is FountainVest […]

Cathay Innovation Renews its Trust and Investment in USHOPAL as it Raises Another $100 Million to Strengthen its Leadership as an Omni-channel Luxury Brand Accelerator

March 2021, SHANGHAI – USHOPAL, a Chinese luxury brand management group and omnichannel retailer, announced the closing of its latest $100 million funding round, driving up its total investment to $200 million. These funds will serve to bolster the already rapid growth of USHOPAL’s portfolio brands’ in China and the Asia Pacific. The leading private […]

Arthur Yeung Appointed Executive President of Cathay Capital to Further Transform the Role of Private Equity in Today’s Rapidly Changing World

Cathay Capital bolsters leadership across private equity and venture capital investment practices with new partners spanning Europe, Asia and the US On February 9th, Cathay Capital, a pioneering global investment firm supporting companies across stages and markets, announced the appointment of Arthur Yeung as Executive President. He will preside over the global management and evolution […]

From startups to Starbucks: The embedded API opportunity

by Simon WU Stripe recently made headlines with its entrance into the banking world with Stripe Treasury. The news follows Google’s banking and payments announcement along with IPO bound companies such as Airbnb, DoorDash, and Affirm all mentioning “financial services” in S-1 filings — a clear signal of how the sector will continue to stay red hot for […]

Juliette has a gun chooses Cathay Capital to accompany its international development

The famous Paris-based fragrance brand, Juliette has a gun, has welcomed Cathay Capital as a minority shareholder, with the objective of leveraging Cathay Capital’s strategic and financial support to expand the D2C channel and accelerate its ambitious international development, with a focus on the fast-growing Chinese consumer market. Juliette has a gun is a fragrance […]

Cathay Cartech Fund invests in the innovative used car platform, YouCKU, to drive the digital transformation and increase the liquidity of the second hand car market in China

The Cathay Cartech Fund recently announced the successful completion of a Series B minority equity investment in YouCKU, an emerging leader in the used car platform segment based in Shenzhen, China. The company uses its digital and data science capabilities to help OEMs, car leasing and rental companies achieve efficient and largescale liquidity in used […]

Living rooms become go-to-exercise venues in health-savvy era

The stay-at-home fitness trend in China is booming on the back of the stay-fit fever that swept the white-collar demographic during the COVID-19 pandemic, with tech companies beefing up efforts to roll out intelligent fitness equipment to entice new users. Fiture, a Chinese startup that offers smart home fitness equipment, has launched Magic Mirror-a smart […]

Cathay Capital raises €1.3 billion to support entrepreneurs

Cathay Capital announces that it has raised €1.3 billion to support entrepreneurs, following the final closing of the €800 million Midcap II fund and the achievement of the €500 million target for Cathay Innovation II. Those two investment vehicles are operational and will enable Cathay’s teams to best support start-ups (for Cathay Innovation II) as […]