China-based Sinovac Biotech, which earlier this week became the target of a take-private bid from its chairman and SAIF Partners, has received a competing offer from a consortium that includes China International Capital Corporation (CICC).
Dongpeng Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed ceramic tiles maker, has received a take-private proposal from its management and existing shareholder Sequoia Capital China.
Apax Partners and other shareholders in Tommy Hilfiger Asia (TH Asia) have agreed to sell their remaining stake in the company to Philips-Van Heusen Corp (PVH), owner of the Tommy Hilfiger parent corporation, for about $172 million.
SAIF Partners has teamed up with the chairman and CEO of Chinese biopharmaceutical player Sinovac Biotech to submit a $345 million buyout offer for the NASDAQ-listed company.
Growing appetite for co-investment among foreign and local institutions in Asia has given rise to a wider variety of advisors offering customized solutions to those with limited in-house resources
Partners Group has bought a controlling stake in Australian early childhood education provider Guardian Early Learning Group from Navis Capital Partners at a post-deal valuation of A$440 million ($313 million)
EQT Partners has bought a majority stake in Hong Kong-based social compliance assessment and improvement service Elevate.
MBK Partners has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the machine tools division of South Korean conglomerate Doosan Infracore, replacing Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE).
Hua Capital Management, CITIC Capital and Goldstone Investment have completed their acquisition of US-listed chipmaker OmniVision Technologies in a deal worth $1.9 billion.
Following a spin-out from Cargill, the PE unit of Black River Asset Management has been renamed Proterra Investments Partners. The agriculture-focused remit is unchanged
Australia-based pet services business Greencross has confirmed it received and rejected a buyout offer from TPG Capital worth around A$720 million ($507 million).
Jinpan International, a US-listed Chinese electric transformer manufacturer, has agreed a take-private deal with the company’s chairman and Forebright Capital. It values the business at approximately $98 million.
J.C. Flowers has agreed to buy the Australia and Japan businesses of Chi-X Global Holdings, an alternative equity trading platform that competes with primary exchanges, as well as the company’s Hong Kong-based technology services unit.
Go Scale Capital will continue to target international acquisitions, including in the US, despite the termination of a deal for Philips’ LED components and automotive lighting unit due to regulatory concerns.
Distributions from private equity funds in Asia, which have in the past been lackluster compared to those in certain developed markets, are expected to rise as the industry matures and GPs develop their skill sets.
China-focused private equity investors are modifying their investment approaches in the face of a challenging economic environment and ongoing overcapacity issues.
CDH Investments is part of a consortium that has submitted a take-private offer for Chinese recruitment website Zhaopin, which is majority owned by Australia’s Seek. The bid values the US-listed company at $1.1 billion.
The Abraaj Group buys India's CARE Hospitals from Advent International with a view to taking the business into new markets
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J-Star has made another investment intended to leverage Japan’s aging population with the acquisition of Platia, a nursing services business that specializes in caring for people with dementia.
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Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has bought leading Hollywood film production studio Legendary Entertainment for $3.5 billion in cash.