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Luckin Coffee Raises USD150 Million Led by BlackRock

China-based coffee chain Luckin Coffee has raised USD150 million in a funding round led by global asset manager BlackRock, which contributed USD125 million of the total. Luckin, which is also backed by Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and China-focused investors Centurium Capital, CICC, Legend Capital, and Joy Capital, plans to open 200 to 300 new stores per month in China. The transaction reportedly values the company at USD2.9 billion.