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Temasek to lead US$100M funding round in Animoca Brands: report

Singapore state-backed fund is leading a US$100 million funding round into Hong Kong-based blockchain and game venture Animoca Brands, Bloomberg reported.

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Fast facts

  • Temasek will make the investment through convertible bonds, according to unnamed sources cited by Bloomberg.

  • Temasek has been an active investor in the crypto industry despite the 70% slump in the crypto market’s capitalization to around US$790 billion earlier this year from an all-time high of about US$3 trillion last November

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