KKR has launched its second tender offer in two months for a Japanese listed company, submitting a bid for Hitachi Koki that values the power tools manufacturer at JPY147.1 billion ($1.28 billion).
The deal is similar in structure to KKR's offer for Calsonic Kansei Corporation in November, where it agreed to buy Nissan Motor's controlling position before launching a JPY498.3 billion bid for the entire...
Lewis Rutherfurd of Inter-Asia Venture Management, Brooks Zug of HarbourVest Partners, Dan Carroll of Brooklands Capital Strategies, and Piau-Voon Wang on how private equity got started in Asia
Indian mid-market private equity firm Paragon Partners has closed its debut fund at $120 million.
Tencent Holdings has led a $40 million Series C round of funding for Shenzhen-based Ubtech Robotics, a humanoid robot maker backed by CDH Investments and Goldstone Investment.
Emerald Media, an Asian investment platform created by KKR, has led a $65 million Series B funding round for Thailand-based online retailing services company aCommerce.