A consortium comprising CITIC Capital, Suzhou-based Oriza Holdings and China Merchants Group has bought a 25% stake in China’s SF Express, a Shenzhen-headquartered express delivery services provider. Financial details were not disclosed.
CITIC Capital will invest through its debut renminbi-denominated fund - CITIC Capital (Tianjin) Equity Investment Partnership. The fund held a first close of RMB3 billion in 2011 and counts the National...
Zhejiang Haers Vacuum Containers, a Chinese stainless vacuum container manufacturer, has agreed to pay The Riverside Company CHF16.1 million ($16.6 million) in cash for Swiss bottle maker SIGG.
J-Star has launched a tender offer for drugstore chain Aisei Pharmacy that values the JASDAQ-listed company at approximately JPY12.7 billion ($112.5 million). This is the private equity firm’s first-ever tender offer.
An Australian parliamentary committee will launch an inquiry into the collapse of listed domestic retailers following the demise of Dick Smith Electronics, which was previously owned by Anchorage Capital Partners.
David Li, managing director and head of China at Warburg Pincus, has resigned to set up his own company. Julian Cheng and Frank Wei have duly been appointed to lead Warburg Pincus’ China business.