Permira has exited its investment in Japanese agricultural chemicals maker Arysta LifeSciences to US chemicals firm Platform Specialty Products (PSP) for about $3.51 billion.
Europe | 21 Oct 2014 |
Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) has invested an undisclosed sum in AMTD, Hong Kong’s leading independent financial planner...
Financials | 21 Oct 2014 |
From Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp to Google’s...
Venture | 15 May 2014 |
The rise of peer-to-peer lending businesses in China is good for small companies that can't get bank financing and VC firms looking to ride the next wave. But concerns remain over regulation and reliability
Greater China | 15 Oct 2014 |
Real and paper windfall for PE investors in Alibaba spurs exit environment; the latest round of fundraising for pan-regional mega vehicles draws to a close; growth capital dominates the investment numbers
Fundraising | 15 Oct 2014 |
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Performance | 14 Oct 2014 |
When Bain Capital bought Skylark in 2011, the restaurant operator was going through one the rougher patches of its 40-year history. A dysentery outbreak had forced the closure of 120 outlets, further delaying a transaction that had already been on hold...
Consumer | 15 Oct 2014 |
Just over a year ago, Navis Capital Partners bought Australian childcare services provider Guardian Early Learning from fellow PE investor Wolseley Private Equity for A$120 million ($110 million). The idea then was to anticipate the rise in the demand...
Buyouts | 15 Oct 2014 |
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