LINE acquires Korea-based cyber security company GrayHash

GrayHash will develop and optimise security solutions for LINE's services, including messenger, fintech, AI, blockchain and the digital asset exchange 

Singapore's customer management company Everise acquires US-based Trusource Labs

Trusource specialises in technical support for Internet of Things and help desk experiences for Apple users 

Middle East's Holidayme merges with Malaysia's Tripfez, raises US$16M

Gobi Partners led this latest funding round for Holidayme, which is set to expand to Southeast Asia following the merger 

Singapore's Gushcloud buys back shares from its investor Yello Digital

This includes the full 62 per cent buyback that YDMG previously held within Gushcloud at an agreed price of USD$8.2 million 

Singaporean law firm Rajah & Tann acquires AI-powered startup LegalComet

The legal tech startup acquired by Rajah & Tann law firm in Singapore is focusing on e-discovery service 

SESAMi merges with Capital Match with funding from Dymon Asia, OSK Ventures

SESAMi is an e-procurement platform, whereas Capital Match is a P2P lending and SME financing platform with operations in Singapore and Hong Kong 

Hong Kong's TNG Fintech acquires Indonesia's digital payments company WalletKu

WalletKu offer digital products, including prepaid mobile phones credit top up, bill payments, hotel, airline, and sports ticket bookings and payments 

Indonesia’s Bukalapak acquihires second-handed stuff marketplace Prelo

In its latest strategic move, Bukalapak acquihires the fellow Indonesian startup’s talents to join its team 

Singapore's Venuerific acquires Wedever, will expand the wedding platform to Southeast Asia

For Venuerific, the acquisition is part of its effort to tap into the wedding industry