Tim Sims, co-founder and managing director of Pacific Equity Partners, argues that Australia’s strong fundamentals make it an attractive market for buyouts, while perceptions of an over-reliance on China are misplaced
Q: Your most recent deal, Spotless, was a take-private. How significant are lower public market valuations to deal-making at present? A: Traditionally public to private deals have not been that common...
Indonesian VC firm Kejora Ventures has reached a first close of nearly $25 million on its second fund and plans to expand into Thailand with the support of one of its LPs, the Chareon Pokphand family, which controls local conglomerate CP Group.
Bain Capital Private Equity has made a partial exit from Australian accounting software developer MYOB, reducing its holding from 56.25% to approximately 39.1%.
China’s largest express delivery services provider SF Express, which is backed by several PE investors, has completed a backdoor listing in Shenzhen that values the business at RMB43.3 billion ($6.6 billion).
Kickstart Ventures and BPI Capital have joined their parent Ayala Group to buy a 49% stake in the Philippines business of online fashion retailer Zalora.