US private equity firm Platinum Equity has agreed to acquire Fischer Tech, a Singapore-based components manufacturer for the electronics industry.
KKR has agreed to back automotive parts maker LS Automotive (LSA), a spin-out from Korean conglomerate LS Group, and to acquire the copper foil and flexible copper clad laminate business of LS Group affiliate LS Mtron.
Asia Pacific Data Centre Trust (APDC), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns three data centers in Australia, has received a second takeover bid from existing shareholder NextDC.
CITIC Capital and 3i have together committed $265 million to Formel D with a view to helping the German auto testing and inspection business expand its footprint in Asia
Despite growing investment opportunities, LPs are still skeptical about renewable energy in Southeast Asia. Development and operating platforms may be the way to break the stalemate
Australia’s Westpac Banking Corp. has entered exclusive negotiations to sell Hastings Fund Management to Australia-listed property developer Charter Hall Group.
Australian property funds manager 360 Capital is seeking to acquire Asia Pacific Data Centre Trust (APDC), a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns three data centers in Australia.
Chinese private equity firm Principle Capital has agreed to buy the printed circuit board (PCB) business of Israel-based semiconductor component manufacturer Camtek for $35 million.
A resurgence in club deal activity has proven symptomatic of the evolution of Asia's private equity buyout market. But while the structure and the nature of deals has changed, the underlying rationale remains fixed
Everstone Capital’s purchase of Hindustan Unilever’s bakery business was its first corporate carve-out. It is now ready to introduce India to the new and improved Modern Foods
Belle International, China’s largest women’s shoe retailer, is set to de-list from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange after shareholders approved a HK$53.1 billion ($6.8 billion) take-private offer from Hillhouse Capital and CDH Investments.
China-focused GP CITIC Capital has teamed up with 3i Group to acquire Formel D - a German provider of vehicle testing and other support services to the auto industry - from private equity firm Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG).
Singapore-listed warehouse operator Global Logistic Properties (GLP) has accepted a buyout offer from a consortium including Hopu Investment and Hillhouse Capital that values the company at S$15.9 billion ($11.5 billion).
HarbourVest Partners has closed its fourth global co-investment fund at $1.75 billion, having raised the hard cap from $1.5 billion.
Japan’s middle-market in fundraising flurry; Toshiba fails to make the second-quarter cut, but Asia buyouts still boom; public markets, particularly in Japan, deliver strong exits as trade sales stutter
Private equity interest in Southeast Asia has yet to translate into a significant number of buyout deals. The region's sturdy economic fundamentals may prolong the stagnation
Navigating micro intricacies rather than addressing macro uncertainties is the true challenge for private equity investors in China, industry participants told the AVCJ USA Forum.
Affinity Equity Partners has submitted a bid to buy Australian high-speed broadband internet provider Vocus Group for about A$2.2 billion ($1.6 billion), matching an offer made by KKR.
KKR Credit Advisors (KCA) has made a A$655 million ($499 million) offer for Australian mortgage lender and distressed debt servicer Pepper Group.
A group led by UK-based industrials and metals group Liberty House has agreed to acquire distressed Australian mining giant Arrium, beating out a private equity-backed Korean consortium.
VIG Partners has agreed to buy a 73% stake in Press & Converting, a Korea-based manufacturer of facial masks primarily used for skincare, in a deal worth KRW146 billion ($127 million).
Denham Capital has withdrawn from a commitment to fully acquire Cradle Resources that had valued the Australia-listed mining company at A$55 million ($42 million).
Paul DiGiacomo, a managing director with Asia-focused advisory firm BDA Partners, discusses the latest trends in M&A, from increasingly sophisticated Chinese buyers to more willing multinational sellers
Hong Kong-based private equity firm Cassia Investments has supported an acquisition by Italian entrepreneur Alessandro Bastagli of fashion retailer Shanghai Tang from Swiss luxury goods company Richemont.