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Rocket Equities is an international advisory firm experienced in Capital Raising, M&A, and Buyouts & Secondaries. We work with Asian Infrastructure and fast-growing middle-market companies.

We at Rocket Equities transform the audacious growth targets of our clients into reality by providing them access to capital and technology and achieve this with the help of our impeccable investor and tech network across Asia & Europe, specialized knowledge of complex financing structures, and efficacious negotiation process which disrupts the traditional investor-directed process and transfers the leverage from an investor to the entrepreneur.

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Great Deals receives investment from Fast Group, CVC Capital, and Navegar


The Philippines’ #1 e-commerce enabler raised US$30M capital in its Series B funding round

The said funding round was led by Fast Group, a leading logistics firm in the Philippines with the support from CVC Capital Partners, one of the world’s largest global private equity firm with US$ 118B in assets under management (AUM). Navegar, a private equity firm that infused US$ 12M Series A fund into Great Deals, also contributed to this funding round. The transaction was advised by Rocket Equities.

PH startup Great Deals E-commerce raises $30m Series B from Fast Group, CVC, Navegar


Great Deals E-commerce Corp, a Philippine-based e-commerce enabler founded by Alibaba eFounders fellow Steve Sy, has raised $30 million in its Series B funding round led by local logistics company Fast Group.

The funding round, which followed the startup’s $12-million Series A fundraise in January 2020, also saw participation from private equity major CVC Capital Partners, which holds a 40% stake in Fast Group.

Local PE firm Navegar, which invested $12 million in Great Deals’ Series A round, also joined the funding round. Rocket Equities, a corporate finance and M&A advisory firm for fast-growing mid-sized companies in Southeast Asia, advised Great Deals on both its Series A and B fundraising.

PE firm Navegar invests $12m in PH e-commerce enabler Great Deals


Philippines-focused private equity firm Navegar has invested $12 million in Great Deals E-commerce Corp, a local e-commerce enabler founded by Alibaba eFounders fellow Steve Sy.

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