Having built a strong relationship with the management team at Dome Coffees Australia, Navis Capital Partners was comfortable with the notion of buying the specialty coffee and dining restaurant chain for a second time, 11 years after the first acquisition....
Consumer | 11 Sep 2014 |
The Carlyle Group and FountainVest Partners have pulled out of the consortium backing a $1.9 billion bid to acquire US-listed Chinese games developer Shanda Games.
Consumer | 04 Sep 2014 |
Michael Chung, Seoul-based managing director with Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia (MSPEA), discusses the intricacies of buying businesses from local conglomerates – and the prospects for exits via trade sales and IPOs.
North Asia | 03 Sep 2014
Korea’s National Pension Service wants private equity to help local corporates expand overseas. Three years after its inception, the Corporate Partnership Fund has yet to prove it is the answer
North Asia | 03 Sep 2014 |
Navis Capital Partners has completed two buyouts, acquiring Singapore-based pipe cladding manufacturer Cladtek and Australian casual dining chain operator and franchisor Dôme Coffees Australia.
Industrials | 02 Sep 2014 |
Japanese mid-market buyout firm Polaris Capital has bought a 100% stake in all-you-can-eat restaurant chain Edoichi.
North Asia | 01 Sep 2014 |
FountainVest Partners has acquired a controlling interest in Key Safety Systems (KSS), a US-based auto components manufacturer that has considerable exposure to China. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is participating as a co-investor.
Buyouts | 01 Sep 2014 |
The manufacturers of guide rails used in elevators are an oligopoly serving an oligopoly. Three companies control 80% of the market and eight of their clients are responsible for 90% of the world’s elevators. This concentration of supply may in part...
Buyouts | 27 Aug 2014 |
Ekuinas, the Malaysian government-backed private equity investor, has agreed to acquire up to 95.5% of Orkim, one of the country’s largest clean petroleum product (CPP) tanker companies, for MYR346.3 million ($109 million).
Southeast Asia | 25 Aug 2014 |
Catalyst CEL Fund, a joint venture between China Everbright and Israel-based Catalyst Equity Management, will invest approximately $42 million in Lamina Technologies, a Switzerland-based tool manufacturer.
Greater China | 25 Aug 2014 |
Hony Capital has acquired a 20% stake in Chinese farm machinery maker Chery Heavy Industry for RMB696 million ($113 million).
Greater China | 21 Aug 2014 |
CITIC Capital Partners has acquired a controlling stake in King Koil Shanghai Sleep System, a Chinese mattress maker.
Buyouts | 21 Aug 2014 |
CITIC Private Equity has abandoned plans for a takeover of Singapore-listed Biosensors International, although it will remain an active investor in the medical device manufacturer.
Buyouts | 20 Aug 2014 |
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28 August 2014, Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore
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