Jason Sambanju, the former head of Asian private equity secondaries at Deutsche Bank, has launched his own investment firm – Foundation Private Equity – which will pursue secondary opportunities in the region.
Prior to joining Deutsche in 2014, Sambanju spent seven years at Paul Capital, latterly as managing director and co-head of Asia. He was instrumental in the creation of NewQuest Capital Partners by Bank...
Baird Capital has acquired a minority stake in Nirvana Asia, a funeral services business that was privatized by CVC Capital Partners in 2016 in conjunction with the company’s founder.
Chinese PE firm Yunfeng Capital and Hong Kong-listed medical device manufacturer MicroPort Scientific Corporation will acquire US-listed LivaNova's cardiac rhythm management (CRM) business for $190 million in cash.
Emerging markets private capital fundraising – led by emerging Asia – reached its highest point since the before the global financial crisis in 2017, according to EMPEA, with capital dispersed more evenly across different strategies than ever before.
KKday, a Taiwan-based start-up that helps tourists find local activities, has secured $10.5 million Series B round of funding led by Japanese travel agent HIS, with participation from existing backer MindWorks Ventures.