Baring Private Equity Asia is no newcomer to the education sector. The private equity firm’s portfolio currently includes four assets in the private tutoring space and it added a fifth last week following the purchase of a stake in Ambow Education Holding in conjunction with the company’s management.
Between November 9, 2011 and January 6, 2012, Campus Holdings, an acquisition vehicle set up by Baring and Ambow CEO and Chairwoman Jin Huang, acquired 11.4 million shares in Ambow for approximately $48.17...
Indian motorcycle giant Hero MotoCorp is investing about INR2 billion ($31 million) in domestic VC-backed electric vehicle (EV) start-up Ather Energy.
Japanese adhesives producer Lintec Corporation has agreed to buy US-headquartered labels manufacturer Mactac from Platinum Equity for $375 million.
Certain markets in Asia represent a target-rich environment for corporate carve-outs, but private equity firms must be patient in waiting for deals to emerge
The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund (NZVIF), a government-sponsored fund-of-funds, and domestic investor Enterprise Angels plan to commit about NZ$20 million ($14.3 million) to local start-ups over the next four years.