How to deploy RPA responsibly in the COVID-19 era

By : Simon Wu and Jason Chen The automation market, particularly the subsection of robotic process automation (RPA) designed to reduce the burden of repetitive and simple tasks, has recently been picking up considerable speed. Companies, such as UiPath and Automation Anywhere are drawing mass amounts of venture capital funding and have grabbed the attention of tech giants looking […]

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 […]

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 […]

Datawords accelerates its international development with a capital change

The Datawords Group announces today its capital change to support the company’s strong international growth strategy. Keensight Capital, one of the leading European Growth Buyout1 firms, replaces Cathay Capital as majority shareholder of Datawords, alongside the founders’ team. The Datawords Group has a history of rapid expansion over the last five years, its turnover rose […]

Cathay Capital accompanies Smart AdServer’s build-up with LiquidM

Paris, December 19, 2019 Smart AdServer, the leading ad monetization platform and member of the Cathay capital portfolio, today announces its acquisition of the Berlin-based Demand Side Platform (DSP) LiquidM, from the Bertelsmann media group. This new partnership will enable the integration of Smart AdServer’s state of the art supply-side platform with LiquidM’s demand-side, and […]

Cathay Capital invests in The Independents, a newly formed communications agency

  Cathay Capital Private Equity (« Cathay Capital ») today announces that it has invested via its Sino-French SME Fund et Cathay Capital III funds in The Independents, a communications agency specialized in fashion, luxury, beauty and lifestyle sectors. Located in the USA, Europe and Asia, the agency has raised 15m€ from Cathay Capital, in addition to financing capacities […]

Cathay Global PE Research Fund Established at CEIBS

The launch of an innovation fund that will provide millions to digital start-ups plus a EURO 500,000 research fund that will promote the study of global PE investment are both expected to have long-term implications across China, France and the United States. Both launches took place today at the Beijing Campus of China Europe International […]

Datawords welcomes new partners to accelerate its global growth strategy

Datawords today welcomed new investors to reach a new stage in its development and accelerate its international growth strategy. This strengthening of Datawords’ capacities will help to foster the recognition of e-Multiculturalism, the discipline pioneered by Datawords, with premium European, American and Asian brands. Datawords thus affirms its goal of becoming the world leader in […]

Cathay to buy Smart AdServer for €37m

Sino-French firm Cathay Capital Private Equity is to wholly acquire Smart AdServer, a French advertising management platform, from the aufeminin group for €37m. Smart AdServer’s management team has also taken part in the transaction. The acquisition is to be made via the Cathay Capital II and and Sino-French SME Fund vehicles. The former closed on […]

Cathay Capital plans to partner with Smart AdServer to support its independence and growth

Cathay Capital Private Equity, the first self-made global private equity firm and a leader in cross-border investment across China, Europe and North America, today announces that it has made a put option to the aufeminin group for the acquisition of Smart AdServer, which would subsequently become independent. With the support of Cathay Capital, Smart AdServer […]