The Carlyle Group has crossed the halfway mark on its third Japan buyout fund, with approximately $600 million raised predominantly from domestic investors.
North Asia | 30 Oct 2014 |
Warburg Pincus has paid INR5.5 billion ($89.6 million) for a minority stake in Indian drug maker Laurus Labs, triggering a partial...
South Asia | 30 Oct 2014 |
From Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp to Google’s...
Venture | 15 May 2014 |
LPs are seeking to boost their exposure to Asian infrastructure through direct investment, either independently or alongside GPs. In a highly varied regional market, there is no one-size-fits-all approach
South Asia | 29 Oct 2014 |
Driven by strong demand from consumers underserved by traditional payment channels, VC and strategic investors are increasingly active in Southeast Asia mobile payment. It is too early to identify winners.
Financials | 29 Oct 2014 |
Softbank's first investment in Alibaba Group came 14 years ago. The initial $20 million was followed by around $80 million more, and by the time of Chinese e-commerce giant's IPO earlier this year, the Japanese tech firm held a 32.4% stake. This holding...
Consumer | 29 Oct 2014 |
The growth of India's non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) - institutions that offer banking services without meeting the definition of a bank - is well-documented. According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the share of NBFC's assets as a proportion...
South Asia | 29 Oct 2014 |
Lionbridge Financial Leasing is aptly named. The team behind the Chinese company that provides lease-back services and leasing asset management to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) started out together more than a decade ago at Zoomlion. They...
Greater China | 22 Oct 2014 |
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Southeast Asia private equity in 2013-2014 looks overall healthy. Capital under management rises steadily but funds raised declines slightly. Find out more in this 10th edition report, which includes 2009-1H2014 statistics in excel format.
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