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Temasek Holdings

Incorporated in 1974, Temasek Holdings is an Asia investment company headquartered in Singapore . Supported by 12 affiliates and offices in Asia and Latin America, Temasek owns a diversified S$172 billion (US$119 billion) portfolio as at 31 July 2009, concentrated principally in Singapore , Asia and the emerging economies.

Temasek’s investment themes centre on Transforming Economies, Growing Middle Income Populations, Deepening Comparative Advantages and Emerging Champions. Its portfolio covers a broad spectrum of industries: financial services; telecommunications & media; transportation & logistics; real estate; infrastructure, industrial & engineering; energy & resources; life sciences, consumer & lifestyle; and technology.

Total shareholder return for Temasek since its inception in 1974 has been a healthy 16 % compounded annually. It has a corporate credit rating of AAA/Aaa by rating agencies Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s respectively.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Jasper Inc. 4/2014Series F$50M1
TutorGroup 2/2014Series B$100M4
FirstCry.com 1/2014Series C$15M4
More Design 12/2013Venture Round2
21viaNet 10/2013Post IPO Equity$100M1
Cloudary 7/2013Private Equity$110M2
Jasper Inc. 12/2012Series E$30M1
CardioDx 7/2012Private Equity$30.5M14
Marin Software 2/2012Series F$30M6
Portola Pharmaceuticals 11/2011Series D$89M2
VANCL 7/2011Series F$230M5
Gazillion Entertainment 11/2010Series C$60M3
Amyris Biotechnologies 7/2010Series D$133M1
SecondMarket 2/2010Series B$15M2
9You 3/2008Private Equity$100M1
Harbour Networks Holdings 3/2005Series C$37M4
PayPal 4/2000Series C$100M14



    Temasek, Hopu buy $213 million stake in Chinese dairy maker (reuters.com) [edit]
    Temasek to Buy Watson Stake for $5.7 Billion (online.wsj.com) [edit]
  1. Jasper Raises $50M at $1 Billion-Plus Valuation for Internet Of Things (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  2. Language-Learning Platform TutorGroup Raises $100M From Investors Including Alibaba (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. FirstCry.com Raises $15M in Series C Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
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  6. E-publishing Platform Cloudary Raised $110 million from Goldman Sachs and Temasek - See more at: http://technode.com/2013/07/08/e-publishing-platform-cloudary-raised-110-million-ipo-suspended/#sthash.U5IDO4Eb.dpuf (technode.com) [edit]
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  8. VC Funding: Q3 2012 source [edit]
  9. Ad startup Marin Software takes a late-stage $30M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  10. Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Completion of $89 Million Financing (portola.com) [edit]
  11. Vancl Raises US$230 Million in Round F Funding (google.com) [edit]
  12. Gazillion Entertainment and Temasek Holdings Announce Investment Partnership (freshnews.com) [edit]
  13. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  14. Temasek, Li Ka-shing Foundation Invest in SecondMarket (online.wsj.com) [edit]
  15. 9You Gets $100M Investment Led By Temasek Holdings (virtualworldsnews.com) [edit]
  16. Harbour Networks Raises US$37M (pacificepoch.com) [edit]
  17. PR Newswire (paypalobjects.com) [edit]
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