Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) has launched an Australia and New Zealand-focused secured assets fund intended to invest in companies that generate annuity income but also offer opportunities for traditional private equity-style operational improvement.
The GP, currently Australia’s largest domestic buyout player, started talking to LPs about the venture last year – at the time the prospective vehicle was referred to as an infrastructure fund –...
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.