Western Australia is the country's fourth-largest state by population but the richest by natural resources and this has seen it emerge as the primary source of economic growth. This shift in momentum from east coast to west – coupled with the cyclical downturn in retail sector – is reflected in private equity investment trends.
"When I look at the Advent V portfolio, about one third of the investments are infrastructure or mining focused," says Rupert Harrington, managing director of Advent Private Capital, an Australian mid-market...
Focus Media, the Chinese outdoor advertising business taken private by a PE consortium and re-listed in Shenzhen last year through a reverse merger, is supporting four investment funds seeking to raise a combined RMB2 billion ($300 million).
Bluestone's work to reshape India's jewelry industry and change customers' attitudes appeals to the domestic VC firm
From movie financing deals to production house acquisitions, Chinese capital is flooding into Hollywood with a view to potential windfalls back home. Should investors believe the hype or wait for the reviews?
Rocket Internet has played a major role in developing Southeast Asia’s e-commerce sector, but industry players say the firm’s most lasting effect will likely be the large talent pool that it is creating in the region