“It's been quite a year,” Peter Wiggs reflected as he collected the prize for Private Equity Professional of the Year at the 2011 Asian Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards.
Under the stewardship of Wiggs and Greg Minton, his fellow managing director, Archer Capital has completed four deals and three exits in the past 12 months. It was enough to scoop the award for Firm of...
Eastspring Investments, an Asia-focused asset management business of Prudential, will invest $500 million in an emerging markets infrastructure development program managed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
China-focused PE firm Yunfeng Capital has led a RMB200 million ($29 million) Series B round of funding for Tianjin Galaxy Cool Media, a local online video content producer.
The Blackstone Group has exited its entire stake in Jagran Media Network, the holding company of Indian newspaper publisher and media platform Jagran Prakashan.
Warburg Pincus has led a $64 million investment in Trax, a Singapore-based company that has developed visual technology through which retailers can link sales to in-store and on-shelf positioning.