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...
Global and regional private equity firms are increasingly turning their attentions to Vietnam, reassured by the country’s relative economic stability and impressed by the rising number of investable companies.
Navis Capital has agreed to sell its controlling stake in Australia’s Retail Apparel Group (RAG) to The Foschini Group of South Africa in a deal worth A$302.5 million ($225 million).
Chinese film distributor Bona Film Group, which is backed by a handful of PE and strategic investors, has teamed up with Hollywood talent agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to launch a $150 million film fund.
Australian venture capital firm Artesian Venture Partners has raised A$26 million ($19.5 million) for a domestic clean energy fund with a A$10 million cornerstone investment from the government’s A$1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund.