Sony Interactive Entertainment agreed to acquire US-based video game developer Bungie in a $3.6bn deal.
SoftBank has exited China-based artificial intelligence technology provider AInnovation in an initial public offering in Hong Kong.
SoftBank’s Vision Fund is set to invest $1.35bn in US-based autonomous driving technology developer Cruise, which launched its driverless taxi service last week.
Naver Z, a 3D avatar and digital space design subsidiary of South Korea-based internet conglomerate Naver Group, has formed a $100m metaverse fund.
US-based asset transfer infrastructure operator Fireblocks has raised $550m in series E funding from investors including internet technology group Alphabet’s CapitalG unit.
SoftBank’s Latin America Fund led a $200m series D round for US-based freight automation technology provider Loadsmart, valuing it at $1.3bn.
Wayflyer, the Ireland-based operator of an online financing platform for e-commerce brands, raised $150m in a series B round featuring internet group Prosus at a post-money valuation of $1.6bn.
US-based sustainable oil producer Zero Acre Farms secured $37m in a series A round featuring conglomerate Virgin Group as it works toward replacing destructive oil supply chains.
UK-based bioprinting technology developer Nuclera reached a $42.5m first close for its series B round that included electronic paper display producer E Ink.
Hitachi Ventures, the Germany-based CVC vehicle formed by industrial and electronics conglomerate Hitachi, is considering launching its next fund this year.
Decibel Partners, an independent venture capital firm with Cisco as its cornerstone limited partner, has filed to raise $275m for its second fund.