Gokongwei, Sunway and YTL are among the participants in the vehicle resale platform developer’s latest round, which reportedly included Mediatek and Taiwan Mobile, at a $1.7bn valuation.

Malaysia-based automotive marketplace operator Carsome received $290m in series E funding today from investors including conglomerates Gokongwei Group, Sunway and YTL Group as the online used car market booms. Qatar Investment Authority, 65 Equity Partners and SeaTown Private Capital Master Fund – the latter two linked to the Singaporean government-backed Temasek Holdings – co-led the…

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