Private equity investors see an opportunity in taking advantage of the popularity of Japanese brands in other Asian markets. Making these strategies work requires patience and a tolerance for risk
When CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) supported a management buyout of Baroque Japan in 2007, the young women’s apparel retailer had more than 100 stores in Japan and nothing overseas. The GP made initial...
Australia-based turnaround investor Allegro Funds has reached a final close on its third fund at the hard cap of A$290 million ($218 million) as well as raising A$92 million for a sidecar vehicle.
Cathay Capital Private Equity has launched a RMB1.5 billion ($227 million) China automobile sector fund with cornerstone investments from Yangtze River Industry Fund and French auto supplier Valeo.
Eight Roads Japan has led a JPY2.45 billion ($21.6 million) funding round Tokyo-based online media start-up Candee.
Baring Private Equity Asia has finalized an agreement to sell its majority stake in Korean construction materials business Halla Cement to Asia Cement.