On June 6, sports community platform Hupu officially confirmed that it obtained 1.26 billion yuan ($182 million) from Bytedance in the pre-IPO round. This gives Bytedance a 30% stake in Hupu.
Luckin Coffee announced today that it has received additional $150 million new investments based on the Series B-round financing that was completed in November 2018. The company was valued at $2.9 billion after the investment.
Alibaba Group announced today that it will invest another $2 billion in Lazada Group in an effort to accelerate its growth and deepen its integration with the Alibaba ecosystem. Lazada is the largest e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia.
Aston Martin, the British super luxury car brand, announced a five-year trade and investment plan for the Chinese market.