Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
MBK Partners has submitted a JPY31.5 billion ($286 million) buyout offer for Japanese jewelry retailer Tasaki & Co – a Tokyo-listed company it previously backed in 2008 and exited seven years later.
Jafco, YJ Capital, and Gumi Ventures have taken part in a JPY3.7 billion ($33 million) funding round for Japanese online food media start-up Dely.
Singapore-based private equity firm Gateway Partners has agreed to invest S$70 million ($50.2 million) in distressed local hospital operator Healthway Medical.
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The Riverside Company has appointed a second partner in six months in Australia, with the promotion of Steven Spiteri, who has been with the firm since 2010.
Kuo-Chan Kung, former head of Greater China at MBK Partners (pictured), is launching his own private equity firm called Nexus Point Partners.