korea

A private LINE between Naver and Softbank

Softbank and Naver plan to take messaging app LINE private. This will not only lead to improved R&D spend, it will also unlock value for the majority shareholders.
November 18, 2019

Korean education startup secures funding from China

By raising $14.5 million from a group of investors led by Legend Capital, Mathpresso is one of a handful Korean startups that has managed to get funding from a high-profile Chinese venture capital fund.
October 16, 2019

Hyundai Oilbank IPO still on course after stake sale

The owner of South Korea’s fourth-largest oil refinery will still pursue the highly anticipated initial public offering of its business after selling a 17% stake to Saudi Arabia’s state oil company.
April 15, 2019