CITIC Capital Partners has teamed up with US-based Windjammer Capital Investors to buy Engineered Controls International (ECI), a manufacturer of valves used in the transportation and storage...
Greater China | 05 Dec 2013 |
Chinese outbound direct investment (ODI) reached $73 billion during the first three quarters of 2013, with the amount of capital deployed in North America rising nearly three-fold on a year-on-year basis, according to A Capital, a private equity firm...
Greater China | 04 Dec 2013 |
Two substantial partial exits that can be seen to justify the Indonesia investment thesis for global PE firms were among those nominated for Exit of the Year: TPG Capital and Northstar Group’s agreed sale of more than 30% of Bank Tabungan PensiunanNasional...
Exits | 04 Dec 2013
MBK Partners closed its North Asia-focused fund in September and also completed four of Asia’s largest buyouts of 2013. Michael B. Kim, the firm’s founding partner, looks back on a busy 12 months
North Asia | 04 Dec 2013
KKR closed its second pan-Asia fund at $6 billion and announced investments of $1.8 billion and distributions of $1.2 billion for the year to September. Capstone, the firm’s operating unit, was a factor in each area
Fundraising | 04 Dec 2013
Private equity firms are exploring various strategies to help Chinese companies expand overseas. Bolt-on acquisitions are a proven approach in some markets, but that doesn’t mean they work for corporate China
Buyouts | 04 Dec 2013 |
“We have prepared a statement if you want it.” Within minutes of a panel concluding at the AVCJ Taiwan Forum in September, a piece of paper landed in my lap from the American Chamber of Commerce In Taipei’s (AmCham) private equity committee, which...
Regulation | 04 Dec 2013
KV Asia Capital has agreed to acquire Singapore-based Derma-Rx International Aesthetics (DIAL) from Indian skin care company Marico Kaya Enterprises. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed
South Asia | 03 Dec 2013 |
Apax Partners, The Carlyle Group and Baring Private Equity Asia are said to be among bidders for SourceHOV, a business process outsourcing (BPO) firm jointly owned by Citigroup Venture Capital International (CVCI) and Mumbai-listed HOV Services.
Technology | 02 Dec 2013 |
Taiwan’s cabinet has approved the first amendments to the territory’s Business Mergers and Acquisitions Act in nearly a decade, including a provision that raises the level of shareholder support required for a take-private transaction to go through....
Regulation | 02 Dec 2013 |
A consortium of investors including Archer Capital has scrapped its bid for New Zealand's Abano Healthcare Group. The group, which also featured Healthcare Industry Limited (HIL) and Steamboat Capital, cited a downgrade in the company's forecast profit...
Australasia | 29 Nov 2013 |
The Blackstone Group and The Carlyle Group are said to be among suitors for Transpacific Industries Group's New Zealand waste management unit, with first round bids expected by December 6. Japan's Orix Corp. and New Zealand infrastructure investor Infratil...
Australasia | 28 Nov 2013 |
India emerged as and remains a predominantly growth capital PE market, but economic and generational factors have conspired to make domestic companies more open to a buyout proposition
Buyouts | 27 Nov 2013 |
Baring Private Equity Asia is supporting a management buyout of Chinese online game developer Giant Interactive Group that values the New York Stock Exchange-listed company at approximately $2.8 billion. If the deal goes through it would be the second-largest...
Buyouts | 26 Nov 2013 |
Haitong Capital, a PE arm of Haitong Securities, and Shanghai-based logistics company Orient International Enterprise have launched a renminbi-denominated buyout fund with a target of RMB3 billion ($493 million).
Greater China | 18 Nov 2013 |
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India's private equity industry is in a state of transition, and only funds that are nimble on their feet and adaptive will ultimately survive. Find out what you need to navigate India's changing landscape at the 14th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture India Forum on 5-6 December. Last year's Forum was attended by more than 250 top executives coming from 15 different countries and territories around the globe. Over 50 LPs joined the event, including dozens of foreign investors looking to increase their allocations to India or to invest in the country for the very first time. The conference featured in-depth analysis about India's private equity industry with sessions that covered topics ranging from confronting the difficult exit and fundraising environment, to understanding regulatory changes, to predicting where the industry will likely be in 2015.
Date: 5-6 December 2013
Venue: Tal Lands End, Mumbai
Join us at the 11th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Australia and New Zealand Forum on 5-7 March at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney to find out how funds of varying size are raising capital, sourcing deals and exits, as well as all you need to know to effectively navigate Australasia's changing alternative asset landscape.
After a decade-long mining boom the economy is experiencing a loss of momentum and the resulting deal flow reduction and lack of value in the market means GPs are chasing many of the same acquisition targets. That said, the exit market is recovering with both IPOs and M&A activity picking up, and an increase in LPs appetite for the asset class, and the recent government change means that the industry is cautiously optimistic for the future and expecting a rise in activity over the next 12 months.
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