CTBC Financial Holdings - formerly Chinatrust Financial Holdings - has received regulatory approval to buy Tokyo Star Bank from US private equity firm Lone Star and other creditors-turned-shareholders....
Greater China | 16 Apr 2014 |
A consortium led by Skylake Investment has partnered with UK-based technology company Laird to buy Model Solution, a South Korean company that specializes in prototype design, for KRW70 billion ($67 million).
Technology | 16 Apr 2014 |
Jiangyin Zhongnan Heavy industries is a Chinese steel equipment manufacturer harboring an ambition. The Shenzhen-listed company produces more than 40,000 tons per year of pipe fittings and associated paraphernalia, serving petrochemical, shipbuilding,...
Greater China | 16 Apr 2014
China-focused PE firm Hony Capital is tracking investment opportunities in state-owned manufacturing and healthcare companies as the government seeks to further restructure its assets.
Greater China | 15 Apr 2014 |
Chindex International has received a take-private offer from an unspecified financial bidder that values the Chinese healthcare provider at around $414 million, exceeding an earlier offer submitted by TPG Capital and Fosun Industrial alongside the CEO....
Buyouts | 15 Apr 2014 |
AutoNavi Holdings, a Chinese digital mapping and navigation firm, has agreed to be acquired by Alibaba Group in a deal valuing the NASDAQ-listed company at $1.5 billion.
Greater China | 14 Apr 2014 |
A consortium supported by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) has modified its take-private bid for Chinese nutrients company Yongye International, sweetening the deal in return for a lower shareholder approval threshold for it to go through.
Buyouts | 11 Apr 2014 |
Investors are concerned about the potential repercussions for the economy – and their portfolio companies – of Japan’s staged consumer tax hike. Could it really derail the country’s fragile recovery?
North Asia | 09 Apr 2014 |
It is difficult to capture the scale of Australia’s printing industry given the amount of activity that takes place outside of the traditional silos. The data points highlighted by the national industry association, however, do not make for comforting...
Buyouts | 09 Apr 2014 |
IIFL Wealth Management, a listed unit of India Infoline (IIFL) Group which is in turn backed by The Carlyle Group, has acquired a majority stake in PE firm India Alternatives Investment Advisors.
South Asia | 07 Apr 2014 |
Two privatizations US-listed Chinese companies backed by Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA) have won board approval. Noah Education Holdings and Sino Gas International Holdings are now a shareholder vote away from de-listing.
Buyouts | 04 Apr 2014 |
KKR and Affinity Equity Partners have completed their exit of Korea's Oriental Brewery (OB) to previous owner Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) for $5.8 billion.
Consumer | 02 Apr 2014 |
When EQT made its first move to acquire Australian radiology provider I-Med, the first challenge was to build trust with the company’s management. The business had already been through a number of financial investors’ hands and it had not been an...
Healthcare | 02 Apr 2014 |
KKR has completed the acquisition of an 80% stake in Panasonic Healthcare, its biggest buyout in Japan to date. According to a source familiar with the situation, operations unit KKR Capstone is already working with the company and a number of bolt-on...
Healthcare | 01 Apr 2014 |
A consortium led by The Blackstone Group has completed a take-private of Pactera Technology International that values the NASDAQ-listed Chinese tech outsourcing firm at approximately $625 million.
Buyouts | 28 Mar 2014 |
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10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing