South and Southeast Asia-focused mid-market GP Creador has fully exited its investment in Indian tile maker Somany Ceramics for INR3.26 billion ($50.4 million).
The sale gives Creador a 5.3x multiple and 77% IRR in rupee terms on its investment in the company, according to a release. The GP initially committed INR499.9 million to Somany via its affiliate Latinia...
J-Star has closed its third Japan-focused buyout fund at the hard cap of JPY32.5 billion ($291 million), having launched the vehicle last summer with a target of JPY30 billion.
CDH Investments has teamed up with Hillhouse Capital on a proposed HK$53.1 billion ($6.8 billion) privatization of Belle International, a Chinese shoe retailer that it first backed in 2005 and took public two years later.
HQ Equita, a Germany-based mid-market buyout firm controlled by HQ Capital, has agreed the sale of transportation industry supplier Isolite to Japan’s Hitachi Chemical.
Japanese private equity firm NSSK has acquired Bunkasha Publishing, a domestic media group focused on manga comics in both print and digital formats.